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2014 Medals

Finishers for all events other than the 2 mile fun-run receive a beautiful one of a kind Lost Dutchman Finisher's medal. 2015 medals and tee shirts are being designed. Designs will be displayed here as soon as they are available. Here is what we provided in 2014.

All participants will receive an Expert "tech tee" long sleeved shirt..

Marathoners through the Wall at Mile 24

Lost Dutchman Timing Provided by Raceplace Event Systems. Raceplace will be providing chip in the bib timing for 2015.

The Lost Dutchman Arizona Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 8K Trail Run, and Two Mile Fun Run/Walk.


Registration for the 2015 Lost Dutchman Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 8K Trail Race, and 2 Mile Fun Run or Walk is now open!

Register early while the prices are low to ensure your spot in next year's event.

Lost Dutchman Arizona Marathon

The 14th Annual Lost Dutchman Arizona Marathon is Sunday, February 15th, 2015. Running from Gold Canyon to Apache Junction, the Lost Dutchman follows a scenic, rolling, point-to-point, USATF certified course that can be used as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. Located at the base of Superstition Mountain near the rumored site of the legendary Lost Dutchman Mine, this event is a favorite of serious marathoners and casual runners alike.  For course information visit our marathon course description page.

Half Marathon, 10K, 8k Trail Run, and Two Mile Fun Run/Walk

There's a race for everyone!  Not up for a full marathon? Starting and ending in Apache Junction’s Prospector Park, the Lost Dutchman offers a race for everyone including Half Marathon, 10K, 8k Desert Trail Run and a Two Mile Fun Run/Walk.  Course maps are here.  All finishers of the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 8k receive a beautiful Lost Dutchman's finisher's medal.

We Distributed $66,000 in 2013 to Our Local Youth

The Lost Dutchman Marathon distributed $66,000 in to our local youth organizations in 2013. Read about it in the AJ News  and visit our charities page for more information.

Beautiful Location, Great Volunteers and Rave Reviews!

Every year we get we get lots of positive feedback and excellent scenic run photographs.

Below are a few comments from 2014; read more on our feedback page

2014 Race Feedback

This is my favorite race to run every year! The organizers and volunteers do a fabulous job to make this a successful Arizona running event.

Sandra Juhl - Panora, IA

A great destination event. Traveling from the Midwest to the Valley of the Sun for a race was a joy! Everyone was friendly and helpful, from the staff at Prospector Park, to the wonderful volunteers, to the enthusiastic runners and spectators. The LDM organization did a fantastic job handling the enormous crowds. The weather could not have been better in my opinion, but, again, I was coming from Michigan where I had not seen bare pavement in months! If I had the means, I would run this event every year!

Birmingham, MI

The marathon start and the first six miles were absolutely magical with the pre-dawn campfires, full moon, and then the sunrise giving way to a beautiful desert scape!

Teresa Scalard - Kansas City, MO

Wow! Excellent organization and execution of a race; from registration to packet pick up to race day. It was fun, stress free and professionally orchestrated. Great Job! Can't wait for next year. Special thanks to all the wonderful and friendly volunteers, Police Officers and Park Rangers who added to the ease of the day.

San Tan Valley, AZ

Road Runner Sports

Road Runner Sports is proud to be the Official Running Store of the 14th Annual Lost Dutchman Arizona Marathon. Road Runner Sports has two valley locations that offer customers an interactive Shoe Dog foot analysis process. Guests will be able to interact with a dynamic, touch-screen video program that brings fun to the Shoe Dog process of easily finding the ever-elusive, perfect-fitting running or walking shoe.

Packet Pick up: Race Packets will NOT be mailed. 

  • All runners can pick up their packets at Road Runner Sports - Tempe, 43 S McClintock Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 on Thursday, February 12th from 3 p.m. till 7 p.m. and Friday, February 13th from 12 noon till 7 p.m.  (Map)

The race will be chip timed. Your chip is a part of your bib, do not remove it. Your number bib must be worn on the front and be visible at all times during the race.

You may have someone else pick up your race packet.

Official Photographer

Action Sports Images is the official photographer of the 2015 Lost Dutchman Marathon. Click on the logo (left) to get to their website. Enter your information and they'll let you know when your photos are ready. Photos will be available no later that the first Friday after the race.

NextCare Urgent Care

NextCare Urgent Care will be providing a medical tent and first aid supplies at each of the aid stations along our courses.

LDM Teams Up with Republic Services to Keep Our Course Green!

Thanks to the partnering efforts of Republic Services, our race will be greener than ever! Republic will be providing recycling services for all of our water stations and on site at the finish line. One of the best things about our race is the awesome desert setting - we want to do our part to keep it in pristine condition.

if you are at the Finish Line activities, please look out for our recycle bins and help us minimize our footprint!

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