Banner photo courtesy of Jamard Wright

New year, new course. Your Magnolia Team has been hard at work redesigning a new course. We will reveal the new course once the USATF certification is completed. We will feature a certified Full Marathon, Half Marathon and new this year, a certified 5K course. We're serious about making your Magnolia Marathon Weekend experience the best it can be. Check back for new course maps and updates in the coming days. Tell your friends, they now have a 5K option!

The 6th Annual Magnolia Marathon & Half Marathon is scheduled for November 18th, 2017. The race will benefit the Alzheimer's Association, Lion's Club Charities, and local charities. 


Once again we'll offer your name on your race bib. If you registered by November 1st, your name will be on your race number.

Marking the course

Entry Includes

* Finisher's Medal (Learn more about our medal)

* Official Race Shirt

* Post Race Party

* 2 FREE Photo Downloads

All participants will receive the official Magnolia Marathon & Half t-shirt along with a race packet filled with free products and valuable coupons. Post race fruit and refreshments will be provided for all runners at the finish line.

The Marathon, 1/2 marathon, and team relay Marathon all start at 7 am and the 5K will start at 7:10 am with all races starting and finishing at City Hall in Meridian. 601 23rd Avenue Meridian, MS 39301.

All full marathon, half marathon and marathon relay team finishers who finish under eight hours receive a commemorative Magnolia Wood Finisher’s Medal. 

No Race Day Registration or

Race Switching

No Exceptions

Marathon USATF# (MS17001MS)
Male: 2015
James Pearce - Rockville, MD 2:48:26.3
Female: 2016
Melanie Hildebrandt - Birmingham, AL 3:20:10.7

Half Marathon

USATF# (MS17003MS)

Male: 2013
Zachary Vogt - Grenada, MS 1:22:15.1
Female: 2015
Meggan Franks - Starkville, MS 1:22:59.2

Saturday November 18th, 2017

Wheelchair Start 6:45 AM

Marathon Start 7:00 AM

Half Marathon Start 7:00 AM

4-Person Team Relay Start 7:00 AM

5K Race Start 7:10 AM