Race Details

Eisenhower Marathon Starting Times

*NEW* All races will start at Old Abilene Town, 201 SE 5th St, Abilene, KS.

Start Times:

  • Full Marathon – 7:00 am
  • Half-Marathon – 7:00 am
  • 10k – 7:10 am
  • 5k – 7:15 am

Meet your Pacers for the Eisenhower Marathon and Half Marathon

SmartPacers are an all star team of seasoned runners, specially trained to help you meet your goal. Line up with one of our free teams at the start and we will do our best to guide you to the finish on time, with a proven SmartPace strategy, good clock management, inspiration, coaching and a lot of fun. Their love of running and positive personalities will help to make the most of your half or full marathon.

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available for pickup on Friday, April 28, 2023, from 4-8 pm at Old Abilene Town, 201 SE 5th St. Packets will also be available on Saturday, April 29 from 5:00 am – 6:30 am at Old Abilene Town.


Parking is Old Abilene Town, 201 SE 5th Street. Additional parking is available north of Old Abilene Town at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, 200 SE 4th Street.

Course Details

A Boston Marathon qualifying race!

Course Information
Profile: Mostly Flat
Type: Multiple Out and Backs
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

“A great small-town race. Well-stocked stations every mile, friendly volunteers, beautiful course, and lots to do in town after the race is over. Would definitely return to do this race again.”

Justin Moss

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