Established in 1958, this is the 3rd oldest marathon in the country, running along the Atlantic Ocean on the Boardwalk for more than 33% of the marathon, the AC Marathon promises to provide a scenic, low impact run for all ability levels. This is a wonderful, flat course for your Personal Record or to Qualify for Boston.
Each race weekend, Atlantic City hosts four race distances including the 26.2 mile marathon and 13.1 mile half marathon on Sunday and a 10K and 5K on Saturday. Runners from throughout the United States as well as several countries internationally are represented.
Atlantic City Marathon, Race Date: 2023-10-22, Distance: Marathon
Each race weekend, Atlantic City hosts four race distances including the 26.2 mile marathon and 13.1 mile half marathon on Sunday and a 10K and 5K on Saturday.Runners from throughout the United States as well as several countries internationally are represented.
A USATF Certified Boston Qualifier, the race historically takes place each year in October.
Taking runners on a tour of Absecon Island, the Atlantic City Marathon & Half Marathon cover ground in the cities of Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate and Longport. From Boardwalk Casinos to the Marina District and sleepy beach towns, the course offers something for every runner.
About the course
5K Turn Around: Raleigh Ave. on the Boardwalk
10K Turn Around: Avolyn Ave. on the Boardwalk
Half Marathon Turn Around: Baton Rouge Ave. on the Boardwalk
Marathon Turn Around: on Atlantic Ave.
We will be using chip timing with mats at the start and finish lines and at the following points:
There will be timing clocks positioned throughout the course. Please note the clocks will start when the first runner crosses the start line, reflecting the gun time. Your results will include your personal chip time and gun time.