Rockford Marathon

Rockford hasn't seen a marathon since the mid 80's but now thousands of runners will pound city streets once again.

On May 18Th of next year, 4,000 people are expected to compete in the Rockford Marathon and half marathon. This event is expected to bring $520,000 to the Forest City.

The Rockford Marathon will serve as a qualifier for Boston and all those runners out there know that's the "mecca" of marathons.


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