Banner photo courtesy of Jamard Wright

Run from Northeast Park to downtown Meridian, through historic Poplar Springs to North Hills and through scenic countryside returning to Northeast Park for the finish.

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 at Northeast Recreation Park.

All finishers who finish under eight hours receive a commemorative Magnolia Wood Finisher’s Medal. 

Marathon USATF# (MS12014MS)
Male: 2015
James Pearce - Rockville, MD 2:48:26.3
Female: 2016
Melanie Hildebrandt - Birmingham, AL 3:20:10.7

Half Marathon
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

Registration Opens January 7th, 2017

Print Entry Form

No Race Day Registration
No Exceptions