The Junior Marathon is an event for runners of all ages who are looking to complete a marathon, one mile at a time. Before race day, participants run or walk a total of 25.2 miles, logging one mile at a time. On race day, the last mile will be completed on part of the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon and Half Marathon course.
November 12, 2022 - 10:00 am (EST)
Start/Finish: 6th Cavalry Museum in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Junior Marathon Entry Fees
$ 20 (until July 31)
$ 25 (Aug. 1 - Nov.4)
$ 30 (Nov. 11-12)
Junior marathon participants will receive a t-shirt and all junior marathon finishers will receive a commemorative finisher's medal.
Online registration opens Sunday Dec 12, 2021 and closes Fri. Nov. 4, 2022 unless the registration limits for the race are reached earlier. If the race does not sell out, on-site registration for junior marathon will be available Friday Nov. 11 and Saturday Nov. 12 at packet pickup.
Registrations are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable.
Prior to November 12, 2022 Junior Marathon participants must run and/or walk a total of 25.2 miles. Participants need to track their own mileage. Feel free to use the official Junior Marathon Mileage log (download in pdf) if you want (not required).
Participants may divide up the mileage however they like, although it is suggested that they log a mile at a time. Younger participants must complete their mileage under adult supervision.
Packet Pick-Up & Registration
Packets, including your race number and timing chip, can be picked up:
- Friday, November 11 - 12 noon to 7:00 pm (EST) - St Gerald Catholic Church (3049 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742).
- Saturday, November 12 from 6:00 am to 7:00 am (EST) - at the race site by the 6th Cavalry Museum (6 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742).
The Last Mile
On November 12, 2022 participants will jog or walk the last mile of their marathon on part of the actual Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon course.
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