Famous Idaho Potato Marathon

Date(s) - 18 May 2019
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Lucky Peak State Park-Sandy Point



Famous Idaho Potato Marathon
Saturday, May 18, 2019

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 2020 Boston Marathon. Bring the entire family out for this event! We have a distance that will work for everyone.
Enjoy a Famous Idaho Potato Bar with all the fix’ns after the race prepared by Life’s Kitchen for all race participants.

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)

Updated Course Maps: updated 05/03/2018
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 17, 2019 from 3pm-8pm Join us at the YMCA Famous Idaho Potato Expo! Pick up your race number and much more.
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.

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 and at BSU Yanke Family Research Park.

Shuttle times & 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.*

Looking to volunteer for Famous Idaho Potato? Sign Up Here»