Chandler #AZ48 Full Marathon

The FULL MARATHON distance will not be part of this event in 2021, it will return in 2022.  Please consider supporting this locally owned event by running the Half Marathon instead.

The Chandler #AZ48 Marathon is Sunday, October 24, 2021 in Chandler Arizona

Start/Finish Location:  Downtown Chandler Stage, 178 E Commonwealth Ave, Chandler AZ 85225


  • Saturday, Oct 23:
  • Sunday, Oct 24:
    • 5:00am-6:00am: On site packet pickup
    • 6:30am: Marathon Start
    • 8:25am: Runners must be past mile 7, the full/half split point to continue on the full marathon course (16 min. pace requirement)
    • 2:00pm: Course Closes

Need a place to stay? The Crowne Plaza San Marcos Resort has set up a special room block for our runners. They will have a link available later this fall.

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Course Information

The Chandler #AZ48 Full Marathon course is Certified by USA Track & Field and is a Boston Qualifying event.

The all new Flat and Fast, Full Marathon starts and finishes from the Chandler Stage Park and runs through the streets of downtown Chandler before heading south on the Paseo Trail into southern Chandler. The southern section of the course turns back north at Riggs Road, returning to the downtown Chandler area on the Paseo Trail.

Water Stops are every 1.5-2 miles and will include water, gatorade, and portable restrooms.  Additional on-course nutrition items will be featured at various stop on the marathon course, details will be announced closer to the race date.

Timing Splits are noted on the map, additional splits may be added as the course plan is finalized in 2020


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Full Marathon

*Course Certification Pending

2021 Full Marathon Finisher Medal

The 2021 Full Marathon finisher medal is a beautiful 6″ copper design featuring the Chandler #AZ48 inaugural logo.


Racerback Tank and Tri-blend Tee

Choose either the ladies racerback tank or the unisex race tee, both in a super soft heather navy color for 2021!

Drawstring Bag

Cruise through the Expo with your #AZ48 drawstring bag.

Race Information

Additional Race Information

Full Marathon Awards

All finishers will receive the Full Marathon Finisher Medal.  

Overall awards will be presented to the Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female finishers.

Age Group Awards will be presented to the Top 3 Male and Female finishers in the following categories:

  • Age: 14 & under, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65-69, 70 & older
Finish times, kids, pets, strollers and other rules.

The Chandler State 48 Marathon event is a USATF Sanctioned Event, overall event rules can be found on their website.  A few key rules to remember that are specific to this event include:

  • Official times on our certified course REQUIRE that your times are consistent and realistic through every split.  If you miss a split, or your split times do not make sense, we reserve the right request additional proof of time from you as the runner (GPS watch, app, etc).  All final times will be reviewed prior to certifying final results online.
  • Dogs and other pets are NOT ALLOWED at the event, on the course or in the start/finish area.
  • All participants MUST be registered to be on the course regardless of age.
  • Strollers are NOT allowed on the full marathon course.
  • Race Bandits (participating in the event without purchasing a ticket)
    • No one may be on the course or in the start/finish chute without a bib
    • Security and staff will be watching to make sure all participants are wearing the appropriate race bib.
    • Race bandits will be asked to leave and may be referred to the Chandler Police on site.

Additional questions and answers can be found on our FAQ.

Host Hotel

Need a place to stay? The Crowne Plaza San Marcos Resort has set up a special room block for our runners.  Use their RESERVATION LINK to book your stay!

Join us in 2022