13th Annual Michelob ULTRA Tacoma City Marathon - May 4 & 5 2019
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TCM Half Marathon

COURSE

The New Michelob ULTRA Tacoma City Half Marathon course starts and ends at the NEW Pt. Ruston!

2018 Map my Run Link: Half Marathon Map HERE <<

 

Race Schedule

Saturday, May 3rd - 5k
Start: 7:30 AM

Start Finish @ Pt Ruston

   

Saturday, May 3rd - Ghost of Tacoma Full & Half Marathon 
Start: 8:30 AM

Start Finish @ Pt Ruston

   
Saturday, May 3rd Kids 1 Mile
Start - 8:45 AM
Start Finish @ Pt Ruston
   

Sunday, May 5 - Ultra & Marathon Relay Start - 7:00AM

Start Finish @ Pt Ruston
   

Sunday, May 5 - Half Marathon
Start - 7:10 AM

 
Start Finish @ Pt Ruston

 

Registration Info

REGISTRATION OPENS SOON.
Sorry for the delay with registration opening. With all the construction happening in North Tacoma and Pt. Defiance our course meeting was delayed. We want to give as accurate course description as we can before registration opens. Our meeting is scheduled for this week. We will announce opening day registration across all our media platforms as soon as it's available. Thank you for understanding.

>>CLICK HERE TO REGISTER<<

Packet Pickup Times

Friday, May 3rd, 2019
2:00 - 7:00 PM
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Saturday, May 4th, 2019
10:00 - 4:00 PM
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Sunday, May 5th, 2019
Starting at 5:45 AM 
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REGISTRATION COSTS:

Dates

Marathon
Sunday May 5, 2019

Half Marathon
Sunday May 5, 2019

Marathon Relay (5-Person)

ULTRA Marathon Relay (3-Person)

Sunday May 5, 2019

Ghost of Tacoma Marathon
Saturday May 4, 2019

Ghost of Tacoma
Half Marathon
Saturday May 4, 2019

5K
Saturday May 4, 2019

Kids Marathon
Saturday May 4, 2019

DELAYED
Two Day Special
November 12 & 13 2018

8:00 AM

$85

$75

$150 

$85
*Receive $40 Discount if registered for 
May 5, 2019 Marathon

Email for discount code
info @ tcmaevents.com

$75
*Receive $40 Discount if registered for 
May 5, 2019 Marathon
Half Marathon
info @ tcmaevents.com

$30

$10

11/14/18 - 12/31/18

$95

$85

$190

$95

$85

$35

$10

1/1/19 - 4/1/19

$110

$100

$215

$110

$100

$40

$10

4/2/19 - 4/22/19

$125

$115

$240

$125

$115

$45

$10

4/23/19 - 4/30/19

$135

$125

$280

$135

$125

$50

$20

Online closes at midnight on 4/30/2019

Last Gasp (5/3/19 and 5/4/19)

$145

$135

$315 ($63/person)

$145

$135

$55

$25

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • A small transaction fee is assessed when registering online
  • Price increases occur at midnight
  • THERE IS NO DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION.
  • Marathon, Half Marathon, and each Marathon Relay participant receive a technical running shirt & finisher medals. 5K participants receive a tech shirt & finisher medal. Kid Milers receive a finisher ribbon.
  • Medals will be given out to all participants in the Marathon, Half Marathon, Ultra, Relay, Ghost Marathon & Half and 5K.
  • Participants who run the Michelob ULTRA distance (50k) receive a commemorative medal for completing the ULTRA. There is no additional charge to run the ULTRA Marathon. Participants wishing to run the ULTRA should register for the Marathon and check the appropriate box if interested in running the ULTRA.
  • Take the Michelob ULTRA Challenge. Run 3 races in 2 days and receive a commemorative plaque. See FAQ HERE.

TCMA Policies: All entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Sorry, no transfers to another individual, and no roll-overs to the following year. All participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate. Sorry, no exceptions.

 Customized Bibs:

The last day to get your bib customized is Monday, April 1st at midnight.

Other Race Info

 

Gear Check

Gear check is provided for your personal items at the start line. Participants will be provided with a bag to use for gear check. Please tear your gear check tab off of your bib and hand it to the gear check volunteer.  Please do not put valuables in your bag. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. You may claim your bag after you finish by providing your bib number.

Course Support (Half and Full Marathon)

Water, Nuun Electrolyte, Vaseline, and Porta-Potties will be provided at all water stations. Additionally, various aid stations will be supply energy gels. Aid Stations will be approximately every 2 miles. Medical personnel will be on the course and at the finish.

Chip Timing

All events will be chip timed by Peak Performance Timing

Pacers (Half and Full Marathon)

Pacers will be there to help you reach your goal for the full and half marathon distances.

Time Limit (Half and Full Marathon)

There is a time limit of 6 hours for the Full and Ultra Marathon (13:45 minutes per mile average pace), 4 hours for the Half Marathon (22:54 min avg. pace). All of those remaining on the course must move to the sidewalks and obey traffic laws. The timing mats, medical staff, and finish line amenities will remain at the finish until all participants have finished.  Participants requiring more than 6 hours for the Full or Ultra Marathon may start 1 hour early.  Runners taking the early start will be disqualified if they finish under 5 hours.

Awards

Awards for the Sunday Half, Full, and Ultra Marathon will be presented to the overall male and female winners, and to the overall masters male and female. Age group awards will be available to the top five in each of the following divisions: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-80, 80 & over. Saturday's 5k ribbons will be available for age group winners at the results tent. Sunday April 29 events we will mail out awards after the race, you will be able to find your results at the results tent at the finish line day of race. Results will also be available Sunday evening on the website. HERE <<

 

Finish Line Amenities

Once you cross the finish line, you will be greeted with a variety of food and water to aid in your recovery.  Stick around, enjoy the exciting atmosphere and celebrate your accomplishment at the Michelob ULTRA beer garden located at Race Headquarters inside Farrelli's Pizza. Enjoy breakfast pizza and Michelob ULTRA Beer specials! All ages welcome, 21 and over on the Farrelli's balcony overseeing the finish line! Race to the ULTRA and join us starting at 7:00am Saturday and Sunday!