September 2, 2023

Madison & Monona, WI

Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay Marathon, 13.1 Mile Walk & 5K Run


: Saturday, September 2, 2023
Start/finish location: Winnequah Park – Monona, WI
Start Time: 8:00-8:05 am

The second loop of the Full Marathon closes at 11:05 am. If you do not start your second loop before 11:05, you will be given a half marathon time.

The Rockin Brews Marathon combines running with 2 of America’s Favorite things, Craft Beer & Music. The event is designed for groups, individuals and serious competitors. There is a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Half Marathon Walk (timed) and Team Relays. Musicians will play at the Finish Line Festival. The Finish Line Festival will feature unlimited soda, beer (21+) and of course, live music. The course follows paved paths and tree covered streets along the shores of beautiful Lake Monona, providing cooler temperatures throughout 75% of the course. Runners will view the beautiful skyline of Madison, WI and run under the Frank LLoyd Wright Monona Terrace. Full Marathon participants will loop the same course twice which allows them to drop off at 13.1 miles if weather conditions are less than perfect or for any other reason. All participants will receive an official Rockin Brews race shirt, post-race snacks, a Goody Bag, unlimited beer & cider, a cool finisher medal and free entry into the Finish Line Festival. Participants can sample as many beers as they like, guests can purchase an unlimited sampling pass for $40 at the festival entrance.

There are no refunds, deferrals or transfers for the 2022 event.

The Rockin Brews Marathon is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.

The Marathon Is 2 Laps Of The Half Marathon

There are Aid Stations at mile 2.8, mile 4.8, mile 6.8, mile 8.8 mile 10.8, mile 13.1, mile 15.9, mile 17.9, mile 19.9, mile 21.9, mile 23.9 and mile 26.2. There will be Gatorade and water at every station. The 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th and 12th station will have some form of carbs (animal crackers…) and some fruit.