Spectators

Bring your energy and get ready to cheer for thousands of runners and walkers from all across the country as they speed their way along the 26.2 and 13.1 mile courses. Our 2020 race promises to offer spectacular views for our Eugene community and those visiting Eugene just for the race.

BEST VIEWING SPOTS

Bring your energy and get ready to cheer for thousands of runners and walkers from all across the country as they speed their way along the 26.2 and 13.1 mile courses. Our 2020 race promises to offer spectacular views for our Eugene community and those visiting Eugene just for the race.  Spectator map coming in 2020.

SIGNS!

One of our favorite things is seeing the signs that spectators hold up for participants as they pass by. From motivational to humorous, holding signs is a great way to cheer on participants throughout the course.  Take a picture of your funny or motivational sign and post it on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #EM20Signs and you will be entered into a contest to win a Eugene Marathon prize basket!

VOLUNTEER

Do you get bored waiting for your runner to finish their race? Have a hard time seeing your runner through the crowds of people at the popular spectator spots? Sign up to volunteer as a Course Marshal and get a front-row seat as the runners pass by! Click here to visit our volunteer page and reserve your seat on race day!

PARKING, DELAYS and DETOURS

Download the Waze App!

Download the Waze app by clicking the logo today

Returning in 2020 after huge success! We’re partnering with Waze to provide all course closures throughout race weekend. Guaranteed to get you where you need to go, Waze is the perfect option for your Eugene Marathon driving directions.  Streets that intersect with the course will be closed while racers are present. Saturday races are from 8:00am- 9:30am.  Sunday races are from 7:00am – 2:00pm.

Traffic information will be updated once the course is certified.

RACE DAY PARKING & DIRECTIONS:

Please read street signs carefully when parking in the city of Eugene. Our new venue has tons of parking for participants and spectators alike.

EMX & LTD:  Lane Transit District provides easy and affordable transportation around the city of Eugene.
>>LTD & EmX Schedule Information

BICYCLE PARKING:

Bike Share: PeaceHealth Rides offers a healthy, convenient and fun way to explore Eugene and enhance the Eugene Marathon experience. A network of 300 bikes and over 35 stations are available for users to pick-up and drop-off available bicycles for one-way trips across the city. PeaceHealth Rides complements other transit, keeping you healthy, affordable and on the go. To start riding, download the app or visit PeaceHealthRides.com. For additional information, follow @PeaceHealthRides on social media.

Take advantage of PeaceHealth Rides to explore the Eugene Marathon course, ride to the Health and Fitness Expo, and more! Looking for bike storage? Pedal to the race for a little warm up!  Check out the University of Oregon bike rack map here.

SHUTTLES

For information about shuttle services to the start line, click herePlease note that pre-race shuttles are for participants only.  Post-race shuttles are provided for participants and friends and family.

REUNION AREA

Make a plan to meet friends and family in the festival area. Use the Festival Map (coming in 2020) to find a spot to meet like the EWEB Water Truck, Beer Garden or Krusteaz pancake station!

PARTICIPANT TRACKING

Eugene Marathon Home Page: At any point in the race, spectators can enter the participant’s name or bib number on the homepage and get split information and results (only available on Sunday).

Facebook / Twitter / Text:
Get real-time race updates posted to your Facebook, Twitter or text accounts. Note, this tracking option is tied to the participant’s bib and will only record times when crossing a split-timing map. The sign up link for this service is posted one week before race day.

Download the App:
App information coming soon

Spectators