Lost Dutchman Marathon Events

The Lost Dutchman Marathon

Virtual for 2021

Saturday February 6th - Monday February 15th

Run for the GOLD

The 2021 Lost Dutchman Virtual Marathon is sold out. Thank you all for your support! If you came here to register, we feel bad you can't be included, but please join us in 2022 where we are working to insure the best in person event ever.

The Lost Dutchman Marathon is Virtual for 2021

The global COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on our running community. Guidelines are changing and new challenges in dealing with this crisis are presenting themselves daily.

The health and safety of our participants, their families and our volunteers is our primary concern.

We have evaluated the risks and the Lost Dutchman Marathon team has made the decision to move the 2021 Lost Dutchman Marathon events to an all virtual format.

We are embracing the new challenge and enthusiastic about providing an exciting and interactive virtual event for 2021! We will have more info on our virtual race options, swag, and more in the coming days.

We pride ourselves in being able to provide a safe and positive race experience for everyone while at the same time being able to give back to the community. While we would love to see each and every one of you at our finish line in-person, at this time your health and safety is more important. We are looking forward to making this a rewarding race experience for everyone in a new and exciting way this year.

The Lost Dutchman Marathon, Inc.

The Lost Dutchman Marathon, Inc. is a public charity run by an all-volunteer board of directors and officers with proceeds directed to local youth organizations focused on the economically disadvantaged.

Since the Lost Dutchman Marathon's inception in 2002 we have donated over $708,000 to various local youth organizations.

Returning in 2022

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!"

Arizona Runner's Favorite

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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