Shiprock, New Mexico has been the home of the premier running event in the Four Corners region since 1984. Runners pass near Tsé Bit’a’í, Shiprock Pinnacle, on their way to the Navajo Nation’s largest town, Shiprock, where the event ends at Dine’ College.  Now exceeding over 2000 runners, race weekend includes the Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, Kids Marathon, 10K trail race and 5K.  Shiprock Marathon, a USATF-certified event (#NM14011JF), is a Boston qualifier.

Entry Fee Schedule

Dates Marathon Half Marathon Marathon Relay 5K/10K
October 1 – March 31 $65 $50 $160 $20
April 1 – May 3 $75 $55 $170 $20
May 4 $85 $65 $180 $20

Friday, May 4 Events:

Shiprock Half Marathon Map
Shiprock Half Marathon Map
  • Health & Fitness Expo – Noon-6:00 pm
  • Packet Pickup – Noon-7:00 pm
  • Pasta Dinner – 4:00-7:00 pm
  • Kid’s Marathon – 5:00 pm
  • 5K/10K Runs – 6:00 pm

Saturday, May 5 Events:

  • Marathon – 7:00 am
  • Marathon Relay – 7:00 am
  • Half Marathon – 8:15 am
Shiprock Marathon Map
Shiprock Marathon Map

The 2018 Shiprock Marathon includes the following events:

  • Full Marathon
  • Half Marathon
  • 5-Person Relay
  • 10K Race
  • 5K Trail Run
  • Kids’ Marathon

Travel Info

Fairfield Inn Farmington Is the Official Shiprock Marathon Hotel More info about Farmington Fairfield Inn: Farmington Fairfield Inn has an $85/night special rate for Shiprock Marathon runners. This includes free breakfast, which starts Saturday morning at 4:30. To reserve, call the hotel at +1-505-324-0777, or reserve online. A late checkout time of 1:00 p.m. is available upon request. Nearest Airports to Shiprock, NM

  • 215 miles: Albuquerque International Sunport – Albuquerque, NM (ABQ / KABQ)
  • 29 miles: Four Corners Regional Airport – Farmington, NM (FMN / KFMN)
  • 40 miles: Cortez Municipal Airport – Cortez, CO (CEZ / KCEZ)
  • 84 miles: Durango-La Plata County Airport – Durango, CO (DRO / KDRO)

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Half Marathon

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