Registration

2024 BELLEVILLE MAIN STREET MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON

Saturday, September 28

In historic Belleville, IL, just a short drive from downtown St. Louis, MO

TIME/DATE: Both the full and half marathons will begin at 7 AM on Saturday, September 28, 2024. 

ENTRY FEES:

Full Marathon 

Jan 6: $50

Jan 7-10: $65                                                       
Jan 11-July 31: $90
Aug 1-Aug 31: $105                                           
Sept 1-Sept 21: $115

**Must be at least 18 years old to register for the full marathon.

Half Marathon

Jan 6: $45

Jan 7-10: $55                                                       
Jan 11-July 31: $80
Aug 1-Aug 31: $95                                           
Sept 1-Sept 21: $105

**There are no age restrictions to register for the half marathon.

Online registration closes on September 21. However, we will accept in person registration at Toolen's Running Start in Shiloh, IL, from September 22 through pack pickup on September 27 (registration for the full marathon September 22 through September 27 is $125 and for the half marathon September 22 through September 27 is $115). To be guaranteed an event shirt, registration must be completed by September 14. To register online, click here. Otherwise, cash and checks will be accepted in person at or by mailing a print registration form to Toolen’s Running Start, 3260 Green Mount Crossing Dr., Shiloh, IL 62269. Make checks payable to the Belleville Running Club. Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

COURSE SUPPORT: Water and Gatorade will be available about every 2 miles on the course. Gu also will be available at several locations (check back later for specific locations). Medical support also will be provided.

COURSE: The full and half marathons will begin and end on Main Street near First Street in historic downtown Belleville, IL. The full marathon course will be certified and is a Boston Marathon-qualifying course. The FULL  MARATHON will be on about 16 miles of city streets, including a portion of America's longest Main Street, and about 10 miles on the St. Clair County Transit District's paved biking/walking trail. The HALF MARATHON will be on city streets, including a portion of America's longest Main Street. FULL MARATHON participants must be at mile 13 by 10:23 AM or they will be transported by an official race vehicle to another point on the course and allowed to cross the finish line with an unofficial time and to receive a finisher medal. HALF MARATHON participants must by at mile 6.5 by 8:50 AM and complete the course by 10:30 AM to receive an official race time. Any runners on the course after volunteers have been dismissed must move to the sidewalks.

AWARDS: For the FULL MARATHON, the top 3 overall male and female finishers; top male and female master finishers; and top male and female wheelchair finishers will receive awards as will the top 3 male and female finishers in each of the following age divisions: 18-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; and 70 & older. Due to liability and safety issues, the age limit requirement of being 18 or older will be strictly enforced for the FULL MARATHON.

For the HALF MARATHON, the top 3 overall male and female finishers; top male and female master finishers; and top male and female wheelchair finishers will receive awards as will the top 3 male and female finishers in each of the following age divisions: 19 and younger; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; and 70 & older. There are no age restrictions for the half marathon.

SWAG: All finishers, regardless of placement, will receive a participant medal. Event shirts are guaranteed if registration is completed by September 14.

STREAKER AWARD: Participants who ran EACH of the 7 past in-person Belleville Main Street FULL MARATHONS (2016-2019, 2021-2023) will be recognized with our commemorative Streaker Award. Please ask for your award at packet pickup.

PACKET PICKUP:

10 AM to 5 PM on Friday, Sept. 27, at Toolen’s Running Start, 3260 Green Mount Crossing Drive, Shiloh, IL 62269.

5:30 to 6:30 AM, Saturday, Sept. 28, near the start line near Main Street and First Street. For event planning purposes, please let us know at registration if you plan to pick up your packet on race day.

POST-RACE REFRESHMENTS: Post-race refreshments include food and beverages from local businesses. Please check back later to see what goodies will be offered. 

RACE DAY PICS: Rutster Photography will be capturing professional race-day photographs, which will be available for viewing and purchase at the company's Belleville Main Street Marathon gallery (click here).

FOR MORE INFO: Visit bellevillemarathon.com. For specific questions, e-mail info@bellevillemarathon.com or contact Toolen’s Running Start at 618-628-9898 or www.runningstartsports.com.