Marathon 2018-01-02T18:34:15+00:00

Glass City Marathon — Toledo, Ohio

Mercy Health Glass City Marathon Event Details — USATF Certified #OH17035W

2016 Glass City Marathon is a Roadrunners Club of America Championship EventThe Mercy Health Glass City Marathon (GCM) course will begin on Secor Rd on the West side of the University of Toledo. It will circle campus before heading West into beautiful Ottawa Hills. Heading north into the quiet neighborhoods of Old Orchard and Ottawa Hills, the course leads you to the area’s finest Metroparks system utilizing the University Parks bike Trail. A tour through Sylvania leads you to Olander Park, passing the statue of Sy Mah then back down the bike trail to a short tour of the UT campus concluding with the finish inside the Glass Bowl.

This course has little elevation changes, smooth paved roads, and is expected to provide very fast race times and a memorable experience.

Start Time: 7:02am

Mercy Health Glass City Marathon Pricing

Early Bird

9/4 to 12/31

Early Bird 2

1/1 to 2/15


2/16 to 3/31


4/1 to 4/18


4/20 to 4/21

Race Shirt Guaranteed w/ Registration Thru March 31st Only — Print Registration Form

Runner Premiums

  • Short-Sleeve Technical Shirt
  • Pacing Service for Marathoners
  • Marathon Exposition
  • Commemorative Finisher’s Glass Mug
  • Commemorative Finisher’s Keepsake Medallion
  • Chip Timing Services
  • Finishers Certificate
  • Results Book (mailed after the event)
  • Post Race Massage
  • Entrance into the Post Race Party
  • Registration & Packet Pick-Up

Course Limits

USATF Certified Course — Mercy Health Glass City Marathon is a Roadrunners Club of America Championship EventCourse Open: 6 Hours *Time Limit Strictly Enforced by Local Police — SAG vehicles will be present should you be unable to meet cutoff times. There are two checkpoints along the course; mile 8 and mile 16. You must maintain a 13:43 pace to complete within the 6 hour time limit. You’ll need to be at mile 16 by 11am. You will not be allowed to continue if you do not make the checkpoints in time. SAG vehicles will travel at the course closing pace and will pick up runners along the route and at aid stations, who choose to discontinue the race or fall behind pace (under nonmedical circumstances).

Maximum Field: 1,500 Runners
Minimum Age: 16 on Race Day

Packet Pickup & Late Registration

Runners may pick up their race packet at the Marathon Expo, Friday April 20th or Saturday April 21st at the Savage Hall Arena. Registration is available if the field has not filled. Race day packet pick-up will be available in Savage Hall Arena beginning at 5:30am.