Special Events

State Fair Marathon

The Grand Island YMCA partnering with the Nebraska State Fair to strengthen community.

There’s a race for everyone who loves to run! Our marathon course is a Boston Qualifier.

Races start and finish on the beautiful Nebraska State Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 24.

SPECIAL OFFER for kids running the 1-Mile or 5K. The Grand Island YMCA has partnered with the St. Francis Foundation, Grand Island Public Schools, and the Nebraska State Fair to bring a discounted race fee for the first 250 kids age 5-13 who register. Click here to download the registration form. Complete it and bring it to either Y location.

For more information, please visit our Nebraska State Fair Marathon website as well as our Nebraska State Fair Marathon Facebook page.

To register, please visit GetMeRegistered.com after February 1.