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Columbia Track Club

Heart of America Marathon, since 1960, held on Labor Day in Columbia, Missouri, Elevation 560' to 806'.

Registration for the 59th running of the
Heart of America Marathon
opens April 1, 2018

Heart of America Marathon
Labor Day, since 1960 heart2.gif (4940 bytes) Columbia, Missouri

Starting Time:
6:00 a.m. central daylight savings time (CDT), the first Monday in September
Entry Fee:
$65.00 until August 20th, $75.00 after August 20th. Make checks payable to Columbia Track Club
Entry Deadline:
PLEASE by the Saturday before. There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
Fitness for Event:
No one should attempt this race without proper training and medical advice. Any runner must retire from the race at once if directed to do so by an event physician.  THERE IS A SIX HOUR TIME LIMIT. The finish area will close at noon.
Online Registration
Packet Pickup:
Aid Stations:
Aid cars tour the course continuously. Aid Stations are about every two miles with water, Gatorade and ice.
The course is USATF certified - # MO17025DG.