Probility Ann Arbor Marathon, Half, 10K, 5K

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The Probility Ann Arbor Marathon

We invite you to run the city with us on Sunday, March 24 for the 2019 Probility Ann Arbor Marathon, Half, 10K, 5K, brought to you by Epic Races. With four distances to choose from, we offer something for everyone, whether you’re walking your first 5K or running your 50th marathon.

All events start on Hill St.,  in view of one of Ann Arbor’s most memorable landmarks, The Big House. Participants run through downtown Ann Arbor, then wind their way through the city’s streets and parks as well as the University of Michigan campus. The marathon and half marathon courses also encompass stretches along the Huron River and Gallup Park and through Nichols Arboretum before returning to campus and downtown. All races end with a spectacular finish on Hill St.

The 5K, 10K, and half marathon events in the Probility Ann Arbor Marathon are walker friendly!

New EVENT FOR 2019: Marathon Relay!! 

Four-person teams, transfer points in Gallup Park and start/finish.
Leg 1: 7.05
Leg 2: 6.05
Leg 3: 7.05
Leg 4: 6.05

Registration opens soon – stay tuned for more details!

Official jacket 

Lightweight wicking running jacket (unisex sizing) S – 2X. Jackets available for purchase at check-out for an additional $30 until February 1st, 2019.

 

Jackets are pre-order and will be available at packet pick up and race day.

 

Full Marathon registration special now-Dec 31st: Marathon + jacket: $100! Select “Marathon + Jacket” as your registration option and receive the jacket at a reduced price.

Meet your pace goals!!

Promoting fitness, friendship and fun for all ages for 50 years, the Ann Arbor Track Club also provides pacers for this event! Choose your goal and hit the mark! The following paces will be supported:

Marathon 5K – pacers for :21, :24, :27, :30, :33, and :36 total finish time

Marathon 10K – pacers for :42, :48, :54, 1:00, 1:06, and 1:12 total finish time 

Half Marathon – pacer for 1:30 total finish time

Full Marathon – pacers for 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, and 5:00 total finish time.

 

Meet Our 2018 Featured Charities

Click on each to learn more, then click the “Donate” button to either donate or join their team!

 

Discover the City

Coming in from out of town, out of state, or out of the country? You’ll enjoy discovering Tree Town USA! Ann Arbor features locally owned and operated restaurants and cafes, independent bookstores, theaters, art galleries, and museums (including the University of Michigan Museum of Art), all within reach of the Probility Ann Arbor Marathon. Plan your visit at VisitAnnArbor.org!

As an official Road Runners of America Runner-Friendly Community, Ann Arbor has many options for running and racing.

Please note: Drones or similar unmanned aircraft system devices are not permitted to be flown over university property without authorization. This page includes a link to the full UM policy. Thank you!

2019 swag coming soon!

Sweet Swag

  • All registered participants will receive:
  • Race chip timing with results posted online
  • Participant tracking
  • For marathon and half-marathon participants: a very cool, long-sleeved tech race shirt for 10K and 5K participants: a super-soft, high-quality race shirt (shirt sizes not guaranteed after May 6, 2018)
  • Our best finisher’s medal ever
  • Delicious post-race snacks
  • First Overall and First Masters male and female win running shoes courtesy of Tortoise and Hare
  • First Overall and First Masters male and female in the Full and Half Marathons receive $100 gift card to Main Street Ventures
  • First Overall and First  Masters male and female in the 10K and 5K receive $50 gift card to Main Street Ventures
  • Memories to last a lifetime!

 

 

Street Closures

Wondering about street closures in Ann Arbor? Check here for details; we will update this as needed as we draw closer to our race date. Please be aware that the official cut-off time for the full marathon is 6 hours and that the last stretch of the marathon course will open again at 1:30 PM. Any participants still on the course will need to move to the sidewalks at that time.

 

Run Virtually Anywhere!

Can’t make it to Ann Arbor on race day? Participate in the Probility Ann Arbor Marathon by registering for our Virtual Half Marathon! Virtual participants run or walk 13.1 miles at a location of their choosing: at a park, on a trail, on a treadmill, even in a different part of Ann Arbor! You’ll the same race shirt and medal as those who join us in downtown Ann Arbor for the actual event! All Virtual Half Marathon participants must be registered by March 19th; your virtual race must be completed between March 1 and March 31st. Post your stats, photos, and story on the 2019  Probility Ann Arbor Marathon Virtual Half Facebook event page; if you post on Twitter or Instagram, be sure to tag @epicraces. Note: You are not required to report your results to us! Posting on social media is purely optional.

Please note: Epic Races does not ship swag to Canada or internationally. If you are a resident of Canada or another country and wish to participate in an Epic Races virtual event, please provide us with a U.S. shipping address.

 

The Excitement Starts Saturday!

Your race weekend kicks off with our Health & Wellness Expo on Saturday, March 23 from 12 PM to 4 PM at 2/42 Community Center located at 648 Wagner Rd. in Ann Arbor. This free event is open to both participants and the public! Visit vendors such as Probility Physical Therapy, American Home Fitness, Run the City Marathon Retail and many more! Learn about our featured charities, fundraising through the Ann Arbor Marathon and ready to connect with you at the Expo. Pick up your race packet … or register if you haven’t already done so.

Wondering how fast, how slow, or how steady you should run your race? Stop by our pace team’s official table at the Expo and get to know the pacers! They’ll be glad to answer your questions regarding your running pace and will match you with the pacing group that will best help you accomplish your goal.

For any expo questions or to become an Expo vendor, please email our Expo Coordinator.

 

Safeguard Your Entry with TicketGuardian

Epic Races is pleased to offer participants race insurance through TicketGuardian. TicketGuardian’s standard insurance coverage allows you to get your money back if you are unable to attend your event due to car accidents, severe weather, family emergencies, military duty, and even medical issues. For more information on TicketGuardian race insurance and instructions on how to purchase coverage, click here.

 

Parking Information

 

Race day parking will be available on side streets as well as at the following U of M lots: SC4, SC5, SC6, and SC7  of South (Ross) Athletic Campus. Click HERE for a map that identifies these lots.  Be sure to lock your car and do not leave any valuables behind. Neither the Probility Ann Arbor Marathon nor the University of Michigan will be held responsible for loss or damages incurred while parked during the event.