Registrations

Marathon: $70 | Half Marathon: $65 
Relay:
$40 per person up to 8 people, additional teammates free, but require registration. (Must use mail-in form must be used for team greater than 8 runners) 
10K | 5K: $25 | Family Fun Run $15 (see more pricing info here)
August 28th, 2021 | Ashton, Idaho - Travel and Airport Info

Press and Publications

The Comeback!

Never Give Up
"I just want to drop you a line and let you know how much I'm looking forward to this race. I am a stage four cancer patient. I have been able to run two marathons since my diagnosis four years ago by working them in between treatment rounds.

Named One of Idaho's Best Marathons By Runners

Forested course of the Mesa Falls Marathon
Runnersgoal.com has featured the Mesa Falls Marathon in their Runner's Choice Awards based on the excellent reviews from participants.

Guess who’s coming to our 20th Anniversary Marathon?

Ryan and Sara Hall are running the 2016 Mesa Falls Marathon
Ryan and Sara Hall! We are thrilled to host America’s Fastest Husband and Wife Team. In talking with the Hall’s they are as excited to visit Ashton as we are to have them come! What an amazing way to celebrate 20 years.

USA TODAY : Amazing races to run before you die

Mesa Falls Marathon, Ashton, Idaho : Skip the crowds—and the hassle—of big, classic tourist races and sink into the easygoing pace and welcoming feel of a small-town course. "I often tell people that this is one of my favorite races," Galloway says. "It's a quieter, more humble, more honest experience. A runner's race.

Sad Day For The Marathon

Jean Howell

For hundreds of our runners over the years, the aid station at the top of the hill coming up out of Warm River was a very welcome site for two reasons, One, because it signaled the end of the uphill climb, and two; because Jean Howell, the little white haired lady that manned the station,greeted all the runners with great enthusiasm. Sadly, following some health issues, she has passed away.

One of the 50 Great U.S. Marathons

Read about us and 49 other great races in the book,
“From Fairbanks to Boston, 50 Great U.S. Marathons”
Available through Rainmaker Publishing at: www.rainmakerpublishing.com

This article originally appeared in the May/June issue of Marathon & Beyond magazine. Published here with permission. For more information on Marathon & Beyond, visit www.marathonandbeyond.com.

Runners Recap

Small Town Marathon: An Exercise in Life

On August 25th 2007 in Ashton Idaho, I realized that the sport of running is more than just racing. It didn’t start out this way, I always wanted to beat my best time, but somehow, it didn’t seem to matter in this race. From the very beginning, this race was something special and seemed to create its own Nirvana.

National Renown: Ashton Marathon in magazine

This article originally appeared in the May 31, 2007 issue of the Standard Journal Vol. 119, No. 108.

National Renown: Ashton marathon in magazine.

Ashton - Organizers of small-town events appreciate any publicity. So the organizers of the Mesa falls Marathon are pretty happy right now.

The marathon and its virtues are featured in a current issue of a national marathon runners magazine, the bimonthly Marathon & Beyond publication.

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