Belleville Main Street Marathon


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Saturday, September 30, 2017


The marathon begins at 7 AM, and course support ends at 2 PM.


This Boston Marathon qualifying course will start and finish around West Main and First Streets in downtown Belleville, IL. About half the course is on America’s longest Main Street with the other half on area streets and portions of the paved Richland Creek Greenway Trail and MetroLink Bike Trail. Hydration and fueling stations will be located throughout the race course


Entry fee is $65 through August 15, 2017. Registration after August 15 is $75 and after September 22 is $85. A printed registration form and fee may also be mailed. Please make check payable to Belleville Running Club and mail to Toolen’s Running Start, c/o Belleville Main Street Marathon, 3260 Green Mount Crossing Dr, Shiloh, IL 62269. On-site race day registration 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. near West Main and First streets in downtown Belleville. Entry fees are nonrefundable.


The top 3 overall winners and the top 3 finishers in each division (see below) will receive awards. All finishers will receive participant medals.

To recognize those who run the Belleville Main Street Marathon for consecutive years, we will present “The Streaker Award.” You must be fully clothed to receive this honor, which will be presented at the awards ceremony (must be present to receive award).


Top Overall Male & Female; Masters (M & F); Wheelchair (M & F); Age Groups (M & F): 18 – 19; 20 – 24; 25 – 29; 30 – 34; 35 – 39; 40 – 44; 45 – 49; 50 – 54; 55 – 59; 60 – 64; 65 – 69; 70 & Over. Due to liability and safety issues, the age limit requirement of being 18 or older will be strictly enforced.


Packet Pick-Up takes place Friday, Sept. 29, 10 am to 7 pm, Toolen’s Running Start, 3260 Green Mount Crossing Dr., Shiloh, IL 62269. Please provide all needed contact information on your registration form. Your registration will be held if you do not provide your contact information (phone number, email address, and home address).


Email, or contact Toolen’s Running Start at 618-628-9898 or


All proceeds benefit Belleville Parks and Recreation Department and The Backstoppers.


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