An Ideal Marathon / Half Marathon Weekend


2016 FVMR Registration Opens Soon!

Friday, September 16 – FVM Health & Fitness Expo
Saturday September 17 – FVM Health & Fitness Expo
Saturday, September 17 – CASA Kane County Fox Valley Kids Marathon
Sunday, September 18, 7 a.m.
Advocate Dreyer Fox Valley Marathon
Fox Valley Half Marathon
Fox Valley Fall Final 20™
Saturday December 5, 2015:
Traditional Early Registration opens at Dick Pond Athletics St. Charles, 303 N. 2nd St., 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Monday December 7, 2015:
Online and mail-in registration opens for these races:
  • Advocate Dreyer Fox Valley Marathon
  • Fox Valley Half Marathon
  • Fox Valley Fall Final 20™
  • Race Flex™Option
  • CASA Kane County Fox Valley Kids Marathon

For pricing and other information, visit our registration page.

FVM Merchandise

Fox Valley Marathon Races merchandise is on sale EXCLUSIVELY at Dick Pond Athletics, 303 N. 2nd St., St. Charles. Merchandise may be purchased in store or ONLINE!


Big Race Amenities, Small Race Hospitality

  • Beautiful, fast, gentle, shady course in suburban Chicagoland
  • Early fall weather (average morning low is 51 degrees)
  • Choice of 3 Race Distances –   26.2  | 20  |  13.1
  • Perfectly sized race (4100 total runners) with hassle-free start
  • Great Bling!  Long Sleeve Tech Shirts and Finisher Medals
  • Ideal for first timers with frequent, enthusiastic Aid Stations
  • Certified early fall Boston Qualifier with a history of fast times


 7 Runs, 1 Low Price


Fox Valley includes the Sept race plus 6 course preview runs,  June thru August.  Build your distance and your confidence with us and be ready for race day.   It’s why so many choose Fox Valley for their first Full or Half.    MoreButton

Rewards for Repeat Runners

Year 2?  Year 3?  Whatever your streak, your bib and an extra finisher medal let you show it proudly.   5 Years?  a custom 5x Finisher quarter zip is yours!   MoreButton


Upcoming Events 


  • 2016 Early Bird Registration, 12/5, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., DPA St. Charles
  • 2016 Online Registration opens, 12/7
  • 2016 FVMR Expo, 9/16-9/17, Hours TBD, Baker Community Center, St. Charles
  • 2016 Fox Valley Kids Marathon, 9/17, 3 p.m.
  • 2016 FVMR, 9/18, 7 a.m.

Latest News…

Combining small race atmosphere with big race amenities, the Fox Valley Marathon Races are ideal for both veterans looking for a fast Boston Qualifier as well as first timers looking for an uncrowded, supportive, family-friendly race setting. Starting and ending in historic downtown St Charles, IL, the course winds through picturesque Geneva, Batavia, North Aurora, and Aurora to a spectacular finish across the Fox River that can be seen from over a mile away. The course offers fantastic viewing spots for families and supporters, as well as frequent and well positioned aid stations that are staffed by the most supportive volunteer teams of any race you’ve run.


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