Everything you need to know about the Fargo Marathon

Courtesy of: Essentia Health Fargo Marathon
Courtesy of: Essentia Health Fargo Marathon

(Fargo, ND) -- Below is pertinent information related to Fargo's 2022 Essentia Health Races.


  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Start time: Saturday 7:10 a.m
  • Start Location: FargoDome

Half Marathon...

  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Start time: Saturday 7:00 a.m
  • Start Location: FargoDome

Fargo 10k...

  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Start time: Saturday 7:20 a.m
  • Start Location: FargoDome

Fargo 5k...

  • Distance: 3.1 miles
  • Start time: Friday 6:30 p.m
  • Start Location: FargoDome

A map of all races scheduled can be found here. You can register for the marathon by clicking here. Additional information about the races can be found by clicking here



Racing begins at The FargoDome. Parking is available outside the building, along with Race Day Shuttles . You can learn more about parking and transportation by clicking here

Packet Pickup...

If you are participating in the race, you will need to pickup your packet in person. Search for your email confirmation, which can be printed or shown as a QR code. Alternatively, another person can pick up the packet with the approved confirmation email. Race packets cannot be picked up on race morning, Saturday, May 21st. Packet pickup times and locations can be found here.

Pace Teams...

For those looking to meet a specific time for the marathon, Pace Teams have been established for the Full and Half marathons. You can learn more by clicking here

Aid Stations...

Multiple Aid Stations, with water, Powerade, and GU Energy Gels will be available at various places across the race. Medical Dropout points are located throughout the race. You can learn more about the stations by clicking here

Post Race Party...

On May 21st, between 4:00 p.m until 7:00 p.m, you can find the 27th Mile Post Race Party. The first 1,000 attendees at Broadway Square will receive their "27th Mile Finisher Medal." The party will be the final event of the weekend. You can find more info by clicking here