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Raquette River Marathon, Half, 10k, and 5k

Sat March 30, 2024 Potsdam, NY 13676 US Directions


Raquette River Marathon

9:00AM EDT - 3:00PM EDT
Open to ages 18 - 100.

Half Marathon

9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT


9:00AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT

5k Fun Run

9:00AM EDT - 9:45AM EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


43 Pine St
Potsdam, NY US 13676


The Raquette River Marathon and races run along the scenic Raquette River along River Rd, starting and finishing in Potsdam at the Potsdam Arena.  The course involves rolling hills and is certified by USATF and therefore a Boston Qualifier Certified USATF Map .  All races start together at 9:00.  Plenty of parking at Pine Street Arena.  See our website Raquette River Racing and Facebook page Raquette River on FB for additional information and updates.

Our sponsors thus far for 2024 are Northern Power and Light, Seacomm Federal Credit Union, and Hex and Hops (will be selling beer at the event).  We will be making donations to Big Brothers and Sisters through Sigma Phi Epsilon, the Global Service Initiative of Delta Upsilon, and the Community Impact Fund for School Readiness for Phi Sigma Sigma.

Video of Raquette River 2022

Certified Map 

Additional details and certified map above.  There will be restrooms at the start finish and portable johns near both the half marathon turn-around and the marathon turn-around points.  A swag bag with registration materials will be handed out to all pre-registered athletes that will include their bib and pins, t-shirt, sports drink, granola, fruit, and more.  Water/sports drink stops will exist every 1.5 miles along the course and at the start finish. 

Friday, the 29th, we have a PASTA PARTY WITH EARLY CHECK-IN for $15.  Details to be emailed prior to the race date.

RACE DAY-  Check-in inside the arena by the finish line, awards begin approximately 30 minutes after the last finisher of each race and there will be concessions/ food vendor on site from 8:30-3:00.

Awards for races are as follows:  Half Marathon and Marathon runners will receive medals at finish, and we will do 1st-3rd overall male and female podium awards after the top 3 finishers have come in for each of those races.  CASH AWARDS planned for the Marathon 2024!  These will be $150 for 1st, $100 for 2nd, and $50 for 3rd for both men and women.  The half marathon may also have cash prizes this year TBD.

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