Saturday October 9th, 2021
Distance: Marathon · Half Marathon · 10K · 5K
Our 2020 events have been postponed and we will be confirming a new date soon (as of April 24).
Come join runners from all over the country in this prestigious event – and show your friends and family that you are "Tough Enough"!
Are You Tough Enough? As an Arizona running tradition, the Whiskey Row Marathon is among the toughest races in the country. Featuring rugged terrain, an altitude in excess of one mile above sea level and, on occasion, snow. It's challenging, fun and offers a number of running routes for runners of all skill and fitness levels, including a Full marathon, half marathon, 10 & 5 k and .3 dash for kids.
Proceeds from this race will go directly into the scholarship fund at the Prescott YMCA. This fund provides families in financial need to participate in childcare, swimming lessons, youth sports and gymnastics classes. Your participation in this race not only promotes your personal health, but also promotes the overall health of the Prescott Community.
Billed by the race organizers as “one of the toughest marathons in the United States,” Prescott’s Whiskey Row Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 5 & 10K and .3 dash for kids or any one that wants to donate and be part of the picture, featuring a course that definitely lives up to its reputation, with a steep climb from the starting line to the half-way point in the race of roughly 1,000 feet in elevation. The marathon goes 5000 to 7000 feet elevation.
|Male||3:07:01||Michael Versteeg||33||Prescott, AZ|
|2nd Male||3:08:47||Carl Zapfe||23||Arizona|
|3rd Male||3:11:49||Adam Folts||32||Arizona|
|4th Male||3:12:28||matt wildcat muchna||28||Arizona|
|Female||3:52:37||Kassidy Bennett||32||Tempe, AZ|
|2nd Female||3:53:44||Alanna English||49||Prescott, AZ|
|3rd Female||4:29:13||Holly Hovious||42||Arizona|
|4th Female||4:38:27||Margaret Redlich||41||Arizona|
|M 40-49||3:54:09||Zar Toolan||40||Arizona|
|M 50-59||3:35:38||Jessie Alexander||52||Camp Verde, AZ|
|M 60-69||4:16:08||Dave Grzenia||62||Peoria, AZ|
|M 70+||5:01:17||Bob Kennedy||71||Arizona|
|F 40-49||3:53:44||Alanna English||49||Prescott, AZ|
|F 50-59||5:21:12||Joanne Hughes||50||Tempe, AZ|
|F 60-69||5:19:17||Lynn Grieger||60||Arizona|
|F 70+||6:05:08||Kathy Dahl||70||Arizona|
Tanaya Gallagher marathon record holder with time of 3:19:38 in 2013 takes first place with a time of 3:19:39 after having surgery a month before the race. Darren Burr wins the marathon second year in a row beating his time by 3 minutes. Folts' brothers and their wives finish in top 3 places.
Starting and finishing in historic downtown Prescott, home of the famous Whiskey Row, this marathon course is considered one of the most difficult in the U.S., offering panoramic views of Northern Arizona. Starting at 5,280 feet, the elevation increases at 7,000 feet at the 13 mile turn around. The course is paved and dirt road. You may walk or run any of the events.
"40 Years Running Strong"
As an Arizona running tradition for 98 years, the Whiskey Row Marathon is among the toughest races in the country. Featuring rugged terrain, an altitude in excess of one mile above sea level and, on occasion, severe weather, it’s challenging, fun and offers a number of running routes for runners of all skill and fitness levels, including a half marathon, a 10k and a 2 mile run/walk.
Come join runners from all over the county in this prestigious event – and show your friends and family that you were "Tough Enough"!
This out-and-back course is considered one of the most challenging in the United States. Starting at 5,280 feet, the elevation increases to 7,000 feet over the first seven miles, then down to 5,600 feet at the 13-mile turn around. The course is paved road for the first and last five miles, while the rest of the running route is a trail race on a dirt road maintained by the US Forest Service.