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Find out what makes this flat, fast race such a favorite among runners as they share their experience running in the McAllen Marathon, a certified Boston Marathon qualifier. Additionally, runners and supporters alike will want to stick around after the race, which this year will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023 for the post-race celebration, sponsored by L&F Distributors–Michelob Ultra; H-E-B; University of Texas-RGV; and the McAllen International Airport.
Each year the City of McAllen hosts the McAllen Marathon Scott Crane Run where participants have the opportunity to register for a 5K, 10K, Relay Marathon, Half Marathon or Full Marathon.
Participants receive finisher medals, shirts and swag. In 2023 the City of McAllen, along with McAllen Parks & Recreation, will be hosting the 10thanniversary race of the marathon run.
Since its inaugural run in 2013, the City has built on its promise to provide a high quality service & quality of life to all who live, work and visit the City of McAllen by improving and listening to feedback related to the event. Being known for its flat and fast course, the 10th anniversary race hopes to once again draw the attention of more than 17 states, three countries and over 4,000 spectators and participants during race weekend.
Along with placing an emphasis on health and wellness, spectators and participants will have the opportunity to visit the McAllen Marathon Health & Wellness Expo on Friday, January 20, 2023.
Over the last 10 years, races have been hosted on two separate days. In 2023, all races will take place on one single day: Saturday, January 21, 2023.
The full marathon, half marathon, and 6-person relay marathon will kick off at 7:00 AM.
The 5K race and 10K race will begin at 7:10 AM.
The 2023 McAllen Marathon Scott Crane Run will also once again be hosting the Kids Final Mile at 10:00 AM.
Runners can register for any of the races by visiting https://www.mcallenmarathon.com
Sponsors of the event include: H-E-B; L&F Distributors; McAllen International Airport; Boggus Automotive Group; KRGV Channel 5 News; Radio United