The Lost Dutchman Marathon

Sunday, February 19, 2017

2017 Information and links:

  • Weather Update: The weather forecast for Sunday shows a low of 44 and a high of 62 degrees, cloudy, cool with a few showers, in other words; perfect long distance running conditions! Nevertheless, we strongly suggest coming well hydrated and maintaining hydration throughout your run. We also recommend a hat or cap and plenty of sunscreen.

    The race will be run rain or shine.

  • Registration, race changes and packet pick-up:

    Walk in registration, packet pick up and race changes are available in person the Thursday, Friday and Saturday before the event if space remains.

    • Registration, packet pick up and race changes at Road Runner Sports - Tempe, 43 S McClintock Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 (Map) on
      • Thursday February 16, 2017 from 3 p.m. till 7 p.m. or
      • Friday, February 17, 2017 from 12 noon till 7 p.m.
    • Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Health and Fitness Expo held at the Apache Junction Multi-Generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction, AZ from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Map)
    • NON-MARATHONERS can also register on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Prospector Park, 3015 N. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction, AZ beginning at 5:45 a.m.
    • NOTE: There is no day of race packet pick up for the full marathon. Marathon runners MUST pick up race packets Thursday, Friday, or Saturday.
  • Registration Confirmation To confirm your registration login to your account at and check your MyEvents page. Active is the official source of registration information; the Lost Dutchman Marathon does not directly provide additional confirmation.
  • Last Minute Details for this year's event.
  • Follow this link to register for Athlete Updates. Athlete updates are real time messages sent to your Facebook, Twitter, or mobile phone that update you on the athletes you're following while they are participating in the event on race day.
  • Results will be updated real time as runners finish their events.
  • The 2018 Lost Dutchman Marathon will be held on February 18, 2018. Save the date!

2017 Lost Dutchman Marathon

Lost Dutchman Marathon Start


"The marathon start and the first six miles were absolutely magical with the pre-dawn campfires, full moon, and then the sunrise giving way to a beautiful desert scape!"

Half Marathon

"I can proudly say I loved every minute of it. From the sign up to expo to race day you all made everything smooth and effortless."

Lost Dutchman President's Day 10K Run


"I am so glad that I chose the LDM to run my first 10K. The views of the Superstitions at sunrise was amazing! I'll be back soon."

Lost Dutchman 8L Trail Run

8K Trail Run

"I ran the trail run today. It was well organized. Great weather, great scenery, great volunteers, great shirts, great medals, and an awesome time!"

Two Mile Fun Run / Walk

The Lost Dutchman 2 Mile Fun Run or Walk is an excellent alternative for kids and family members to enjoy a Lost Dutchman event in a less rigorous fashion.

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Action Media event photography is the Official Photographer of the Lost Dutchman Marathon.

Arizona Runner's Favorite

Sunday, February 19, 2017

The Lost Dutchman Marathon and it's associated races are a favorite of serious marathoners and casual runners alike. This event is held annually over President's day weekend near the rumored site of the legendary Lost Dutchman Mine. Runners can depend on a beautiful location, excellent weather, great volunteers, and fast times.

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