OkC Memorial Marathon
The Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon is a signature OKC event bringing together athletes and spectators from all over the world to honor those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever by the tragic events of the Oklahoma City bombing – 26 years ago this year. It is a wonderful analogy of the character of our people, the history of our trials and difficulties and the way in which we have overcome and persevered.
From its inaugural race in 2001 with just shy of 5,000 participants, the event hosted more than 23,000 runners in 2019, 13,888 in the 2020 Virtual Marathon and this year the Marathon is capped at 12,000 participants to best distance runners along the course.
The mission of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon is to celebrate life, reach for the future, honor the memories of those who were killed and unite the world in hope. This is not just another marathon. It is a #RuntoRemember – and a race to show that we can each make a difference and change the world.
2022 Race Information
Celebrating 22 years in 2022 and voted one of the 12 ‘must-run’ marathons in the world by Runner’s World magazine, the 2022 OKC Memorial Marathon is scheduled for April 24, 2022. Those interested in participating can register here. The 2022 race weekend will look a little different than previous years to encourage social distancing and minimize large groups.
- Saturday, April 24, 2022
- Full Marathon
- Half Marathon
- Marathon Relay
- Memorial 5K
- Kids Marathon
New this year, the OKC Memorial Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K have new routes! Check out the new courses online
The OKC Memorial Marathon Expo will take place at the brand-new Oklahoma City Convention Center Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2. Those participating in the Memorial 5K and Kids Marathon will need to pick up their packets at the Expo on Friday, Oct. 1.
Runners in all races will receive a participant t-shirt, as well as a beautiful, hand-cast bronze finisher's medal. Additional OKC Memorial Marathon merchandise can be purchased at their online store and at the Expo.