Sunburst Marathon & Half Marathon
South Bend, IN USA
May 31, 2014

Sunburst Races Marathon Information

The Sunburst Marathon starting line is located in South Bend, Indiana and finishes up at the Notre Dame Stadium. Those who enjoy the thrill of running marathon events will not want to pass up the opportunity of the Sunburst Marathon. This is one of the Midwest's premier running events. Each year, more than 10,000 participants choose to join the races and become a little part of history.

Sunburst Races
In addition to the Sunburst Marathon, there are five other running events that visitors and residents can choose to participate in. These are the Fun Walk, 5k run, 10k run and half marathon. The Sunburst Marathon is a Boston-qualifier, making it one of the most well-known races in the country. All proceeds from the marathon and other races are directly donated to the Memorial Children's Hospital. Participants are not only running for themselves, but are helping out a great cause in the process.

Expo Event
Before the big event, an Expo is held in South Bend, Indiana. Here, visitors will find a number of different vendors that sell the latest sporting gear and apparel that they may need for the race. Sunburst Marathon gear is old sold during the Expo to show off your support and to tell others that you were a participant at the event.

Packet Pick-Up
Packet pick-up day is the last opportunity that potential participants have the opportunity to register for the Sunburst Marathon and other events. This is typically held several days before the event. In addition to picking-up their packet of information, guests can enjoy live DJs, artwork awards for the race, a show from the South Bend Symphony Orchestra and much more.

Running The Sunburst Marathon
The Sunburst Marathon is a beautiful course that runs along the St. Joseph River. As participants run by, they can take in the amazing scenery that is all around them. Some of the course includes slight elevation, including "Hallelujah Hill," a steep hill for all runners.

Both the 1st place male and female will receive a grand prize of $250. The second place male and female will receive $125 and the third place male and female will receive $75. Whether you come out as a winner or not, the overall experience of the Sunburst Marathon is something that no runner should pass up or will ever forget.