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Apr 10, 2023

Get Ready to Run OKC in 2023!

The #RUNtoREMEMBER returns April 28-30.

One of Oklahoma City’s largest signature events will take place April 28-30 with brand-new traditions and the return of others! The Run to Remember is a community-driven celebration of life bringing together runners, spectators, neighborhoods and supporters from near and far. Read more to find out what to expect over the three-day Race Weekend.

New in 2023

Senior Memorial Marathon

Senior Memorial Marathon


Individuals age 65+ are invited to round up a group of friends and walk or run 25 miles (about 1.5 miles weekly) between January and Race Day. Then, on April 29, participants will meet at the Start Line to complete the last 1.2 miles while enjoying the cheers from supporters. This is a great way to keep active, celebrate life and become an official Marathoner! Each participant receives an event shirt and medal.

New Mobile App Released

New Mobile App Released


The official Run to Remember App is back and better than ever. An essential companion for runners participating in the event as well as spectators, this free app puts everything you need to know about Race Weekend in the palm of your hand.

Features include:

  • Interactive Course Map
    • Find the start and finish line, mile markers, elevations, relay exchange zones, water spots and first aid stations. View the map in 2D, 3D or satellite mode.
  • Race Weekend Schedule
    • Plan your race day by seeing Race Weekend events: races, Finish Line Festival, pancake breakfast, sunrise service, etc.
  • Race Info
    • Everything you need to know about each race, from registration and packet pick-up to parking, weather, course support, gear check and more.
  • Photo Booth
    • Add Marathon graphics and flourishes to your pictures to use on social media. Be sure to tag @okcMarathon and use #RUNtoREMEMBER!

Burgers are Back!

Burgers are Back


Burgers are back in a big way! The Social Order is bringing back the beloved tradition with Spark, located in Scissortail Park. Its location near the Finish Line Festival made for an irresistible opportunity to bring back every runner’s favorite post-run grub. This will be the Memorial Marathon’s first introduction to Spark’s signature pink sauce, a parmesan garlic aioli blended with beets.

Weekend Schedule

Weekend Schedule


Friday, April 28

Memorial Museum Opens | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Stop by the Memorial Museum and tour one of the Top 10 Museums in the country. Your race bib allows free entry.

Health & Fitness Expo | 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Presented by the OKC Convention & Visitors Bureau and OU Health, the free public event will be held at the Oklahoma City Convention Center. Be sure to stop by the Memorial Marathon Store to pick up official Marathon apparel.

Saturday, April 29

The Start Line is between 5th and 6th on Harvey Avenue.

5K | 7 a.m.

Senior Marathon | 8 a.m.

Kids Marathon Warmup with RUMBLE and Mayor David Holt | 8:45 a.m.

Kids Marathon | 9 a.m.

Memorial Museum Opens | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Health & Fitness Expo | 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Blessing of the Shoes Service | 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 30

Sunrise Mass | 5 a.m.

Sunrise Service Under the Survivor Tree | 5: 30 a.m.

Marathon and Half Marathon Wheelchair | 6:25 a.m.

Marathon | 6:30 a.m.

Relay | 6:30 a.m.

Half Marathon | 6:30 a.m.

Finish Line Festival at Scissortail Park | 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Memorial Museum Opens | 12-5 p.m.

Season 2: Run to Remember Memorial Marathon Podcast

Season 2: Run to Remember Memorial Marathon Podcast


The Run to Remember Memorial Marathon Podcast returns for a second season with new guests, returning favorites, event announcements, training tips and inspiration! The podcast continues its mission to celebrate the spirit of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, providing all the latest updates with an episode released every Thursday leading up to Marathon Weekend, April 28-30. Listen on Apple, Spotify, Amazon, Google and www.okcMarathon.com.

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