Famous Idaho Potato Marathon

Date(s) - 19 May 2018
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lucky Peak State Park-Sandy Point


Saturday, May 19, 2018

The YMCA Famous Idaho Potato Marathon, presented by the Idaho Potato Commission, is a fun full marathon, half marathon, 10K or 5K course along the Boise, Idaho greenbelt. All courses are flat and fast! This marathon can be used to qualify for the 2019 Boston Marathon. Bring the entire family out for this event! We have a distance that will work for everyone.  Medals are given to Marathon and Half Marathon finishers.

Start Times & Location:
Marathon & Half Marathon  – 7am at Sandy Point State Park
10K & 5K  – 10am at Albertsons Headquarters  West Parking Lot
New Finish Line location: Albertsons Headquarters in the West Parking Lot  (250 E Parkcenter Blvd, Boise)

New Updated Course Maps:  
5K Map>>
10K Map>>
Half Marathon Map>>
Full Marathon Map>>

Other helpful Links:
Parking Map>>
Shuttle Pick Up Location Map>>
Check the local Weather for Race Day>>

YMCA Famous Idaho Potato Expo & Packet Pick-up
Date: May 18th, 2018 from 4:00pm-8:00pm 
Join us at the YMCA Famous Idaho Potato Expo! Pick up your race number and much more.
NEW Packet Pick Up Location: located at 250 E Parkcenter Blvd in the Albertsons West Parking Lot in the northeast corner. We highly recommend that you pick up your packet at this time.

Check the local Weather for Race Day>>

New Parking and Transportation  Shuttle Times & Pick Up Locations:

Parking and “Potato” Shuttle: Park near the finish line and we’ll take you to the start of the race! We will also transport your clothes (clearly marked with your name and race # on your bag) from the start line to the finish area. Parking is limited at the starting lines.
Buses will pick-up in the Albertsons Headquarters Parking Lot off of Parkcenter Blvd.

  • Parking is available at the Albertsons Headquarters Parking Lot off of Parkcenter Blvd (more information to come as we finalize other available parking) 

Shuttle times & NEW Pick Up Locations:
Buses will pick-up in the Albertsons Headquarters Parking Lot (250 E Parkcenter Blvd) in the front of the corporate building
Marathon & Half Marathon: 5:15am – 6:30am (last Bus leaves at 6:30am)

*No transportation will be available back to the start area so please make arrangements if you need them.*

Hotel Information: If you are traveling from far away to participate in the race, stay at our host hotel, The Riverside Hotel. Mention you are participating in the YMCA Famous Idaho Potato race and deluxe guest rooms will start at $109 and include a brunch buffet for two. Information for The Riverside Hotel: 2900 Chinden Boulevard Boise, ID 83714 (208) 343-1871 Buses from the Hotel to the Shuttle Area: Marathon & Half Marathon: 5:30am