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Saturday, November 5th 2022 • Salina, KS

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Welcome to the starting line.

Choose your race today.

• Full Marathon
• Half-Marathon
• 4.01K (2.5 miles)
• Team Relay: Marathon (6 legs)
• Team Relay: Half-Marathon (3 legs)
Boston Marathon Qualifier
The first 50 registered will get $25 of Smoky Hill Silver in their swag bags. Register by October 1 for a free Crossroads T-shirt!
The first 100 to register are entered in to a drawing for a free pair of running shoes from Brown's Shoe Fit here in Salina, KS!
Flat, Fast and Scenic route takes you through the sights of Salina, KS
Medals awarded to all runners. Trophies awarded to full and half marathon winners. Cash prizes for full marathon top 3 winners.

Friday • Nov 4th
Packet pickup 12pm - 7pm Friday November 4th at Homewood Suites
Pre-Race Meeting @ 7:00 pm on the patio of Homewood Suites Downtown
Fun raffle drawing for bib numbers @ 7:15
Fun music presented by DJ Cash Hollistah on the patio from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm.

Saturday • Nov 5th • Race Day
6:00-7:30 Last minute registration morning of November 5th, at Homewood Suites
30 min, 15 min, 10 min, 5 min announcements      
7:55 National Anthem
8:00 the Marathon, Half, and Team Relay races begin!!
8:10 the 4.01K Family Fun Run starts!

Marathon information

Race Details

Who is the race benefiting?

All race proceeds are going to benefit Saline County Youth Sports to work with organizations to inspire and encourage an active lifestyle with our youth.

Will there be food and drink at the finish line?

Yes. We will have different food options and refreshments available at the finish line after the race.

Is this race a Boston Qualifying event?

Yes, the Crossroads Marathon is a Boston Qualifying Race. The Full and Half Marathons are both certified by USATF.  

Will you have gear drop options?

Yes, gear drop location is in the ballroom at Homewood Suites.

How many Aid Stations will be available along the race route?

7 aid stations filled with food, hydration, fun people, and great music!

Will you have pacers?

Yes, a team from Garmin will be pacing the race.  There will be pacers for 4:00, 4:20, 4:40, 5:00, 5:20, and 5:40. They will double as the 2:00, 2:10, 2:20, 2:30, 2:40, and 2:50 pacers.

Where can I pickup my race packet?

Homewood Suites by Hilton (115 E Mulberry St, Salina, KS 67401) - Friday, Nov. 4 from 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM and Saturday, Nov. 5 from 6:30 - 7:30 AM

What awards will be given out? Medals? Trophies? Prizes?

Yes. Finisher medals, overall medals, and age group medals will be awarded. The top male and female finisher in the marathon and half marathon will receive a trophy. There is prize money for the top three male and top three female full marathon runners. 1st-$500, 2nd-$300, 3rd-$200.

What are the age groups?

19 & under

What are the lengths for the legs of the full marathon team relay?

Leg 1 is 3.7 mi. Leg 2 is 5.1 mi. Leg 3 is 4.3 mi. Leg 4 is 3.7 mi. Leg 5 is 5.1 mi. Leg 6 is 4.3 mi.

What are the lengths for the legs of the half marathon team relay?

Leg 1 is 3.7 mi. Leg 2 is 5.1 mi. Leg 3 is 4.3 mi.

Will there be medical resources available?

Yes, we will have medical options at each aid station and licensed medical staff available prior to the race and at the finish line.

What is the elevation?

Kansas and Toto are proud to say, roughly 220 ft. of elevation gain.

Where can spectators watch?

Anywhere along the route! Fun and motivational signs are highly encouraged.

Does the Coed Team Relay Option need to have 3 males and 3 Females?

No, the only stipulation is to have at least 1 team member of each gender.

What is the inclement weather policy?

We will run in the rain, cold or snow. However, if it is unsafe to run/walk, the race director reserves the right to cancel the race.

Can I get a refund if I have already registered?

There will be no refunds of registration fees for the race. Runners can request to have their registration transferred to the same race distance for the following year. Requests to transfer registrations must be received by October 1st at 5:00 p.m.

What is the most convenient airport?

The Salina Regional Airport is a great option that connects to major hubs like Denver and Chicago.

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Salina Tips

Is there a hotel discount available for runners?

Homewood Suites by Hilton will be the host hotel. Homewood Suites by Hilton is offering a discounted rate. Guests can reserve their suites online by visiting the Homewood Suites Website. Select arrival and departure dates. Select Special Rates. Enter Code: RUN in the promotion code box. Click Check Rooms & Rates-Rates will reflect 20% off current rate at the time of booking. Proceed with reservation. Cutoff for the code is until the hotel is sold out.

What others hotels are available in Salina?

Salina has a variety of accommodation options. Learn more by following this link: Salina Lodging Accommodations Amenities Grid

What some things to do while in Salina?

Salina is a bright city full of fun and entertainment. Experience all the sits and sounds while you are here visiting for the marathon. Learn more by following this link: or download our digital brochure here: Visit Salina Guide

What are some places to eat in Salina?

Salina has a wide range of culinary offerings. Learn more by following this link: Salina Dining Listing

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Race Route

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