Still time to gear up for 10th Saipan Marathon

by Marianas Visitors Authority
Marianas Visitors Authority

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands – April 25, will mark the 10th running of the Saipan Marathon in the Northern Mariana Islands. The Marathon will again include halfmarathon, 10K, and 50K courses, as well.

Early registration for the 50K and marathon was $55.00 for US and NMI participants, and $45.00 for half-marathon and 10K participants. The early registration deadline was by March 27.  But it is not too late to register.

An additional late fee of $10.00 applies to registrations submitted after March 27. The last day to register for the event will be on April 10, at 5 p.m. Registration will include the awards banquet, a finishers t-shirt, and a certificate of completion.

The start will take place at the American Memorial Park at 4 a.m. for the 50k and the Marathon, at 5 a.m. for the half-marathon, and at 5:45 a.m. for the 10K. The cut-off time for the 50K and marathon will be 8:30 a.m. at the halfway point in front of Bridge Capital in Garapan.

All competitors are required to pick up their race packets on April 24, at American Memorial Park, without exception.

Entry forms are available at the MVA office located in on Beach Rd. in San Jose or on the MVA official website Event Calendar at For more information contact Ed Diaz at the MVA at 664-3210 or through email at

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