THANK YOU Runners and Volunteers!

Congratulations, runners! You trained hard and achieved your goal. We’re so proud that you chose to cross the Finish Line at the 2015 Fox Valley Marathon Races. Be sure to download your Social Media Finisher Badge and share your success with friends!
We value runner feedback. It truly helps to make the FVM Races better year-after-year. We want to hear about your race experience. Please provide a review for us on Marathon Guide and share your experience with fellow runners.
To our volunteers – we couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you for supporting us and our runners. Your hard work and positive energy really made the day special for our runners.
THANK YOU to everyone for supporting the Fox Valley Marathon Races. We hope to see you all in 2016!


An Ideal Marathon / Half Marathon Weekend


NEW for 2015 !   Earn the BIGGEST BLING in the Midwest ! 

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Run the Inaugural 

Chicagoland Fall Distance ChallengeTM ! 

2 or 3 race awards still available



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 

Th 10/8, 6 p.m. GRO Store Run more…

Sa 10/10, 7 a.m. DPA Store Run more…


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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