The Wicked Marathon starts & finishes at the Oz Museum on March 25, 2017 at 7:45 am. Come enjoy this Oz themed, 26.2 mile race while running on the historic Military Trail Road in Wamego, KS. Enjoy live music from “Aye Oh”, playing pop/rock music and “Red State Blues”, playing rock/blues music during the race.
Both the Full and the Half have a 6 hour cut off.
Course is rolling hills and asphalt roads.
This is a rain/snow or shine event. No refunds will be given.
This is a USATF certified course: KS16044KH
Cost of the Marathon is $100.00 until December 31st. Starting January 1st cost increases to $110.00. No race day registration.
Marathon Packet Pick-up
Packets can be picked up Monday, March 20 through Thursday, March 23 from 8:00 AM-9:00 PM at Body First located at 3615 Claflin Road Manhattan, KS 66503. On Friday, March 24, packets can be picked up at Body First until 3pm then at the Wicked Pasta Feed in Wamego. Packets will also be available for pick-up on race day near the starting line at 6:15 AM. Packets will include course map, shirt, purchased items such as the quarter-zip, bib number and gear bag.
Parking is available at the Wamego High School, Wamego Rec Complex, or the surrounding area. Shuttle buses will be available before the race to take you to the starting line and after the race to take you back to the parking areas.
Gear check will be available at the starting line. Your items should be placed in the bag that was provided in your packet, which has your bib number and name on it.
6:15 am Holiday Inn Express Hotel pick-up → drop off 6:40 am at the Oz Museum which is the starting line of the race.
Starting at 10:00 am, shuttles will be available at the finish line to take you back to the parking lot. Shuttles will run at approximately 20 minute intervals.
Holiday Inn Express
Water Stop Locations
Mile 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24
Get in the true Kansas spirit and dress as your favorite Wizard of Oz character for the race.
Rules: Send a picture of you in your costume to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2017. A committee will select the top 5 pictures and will post those selected pictures to the Wicked Facebook Page. The top 3 people with the most likes will be the winners and will receive a trophy. The contest will end and winners will be announced March 18, 2017. Show off your costume on the day of the race for everyone to see your true Oz spirit. To the winners: costumes must be worn during the race in order to receive a trophy.