Race The Lake Marathon

Cooperstown , NY

Race The Lake is a Challenging marathon and a half marathon around beautiful Otsego Lake in Cooperstown NY

Race The Lake marathon and half marathon will take racers around beautiful Otsego lake in Cooperstown NY. You will run past such landmarks as the Otesaga Hotel, The Farmers Museum, The Fenimore Art Museum and The Baseball Hall Of Fame . The lake will always be on your right with awesome views of the surrounding area. The course is very challenging and runs on small county route roads through  small villages .

 The full 26.2 and the half 13.1 are certified by the
USATF ,the  race  can be used as a Boston Marathon qualifier .

 The course is also completely staffed with many local volunteers. Numerous water and aid stations and also  bicycle patrols that ensure a safe and directed run. There will be 15 aid stations with 5 of them having GU , Honey Stingers and Power aid. Porta potties/bathrooms will be at 3 locations around the course.

 A post race lunch is included for all racers and other choices available for sale. Awards to the overall male and female of both races and also age group awards will be given to the top three in each . Tech shirts to those who register before May 15th 2020 are guaranteed. All finishers will receive a medal as well 

2020 Returning time starts

*****The Half Marathon will now start at 8:00am*****

*****Day of registration and bag pick up will be at the Half Marathon starting area*****

*****NO registration or bag pick up will be available at Glimmerglass State park on race day for the half marathon *****

*****Vans will drive racers back to the starting line to pick up your vehicle after your finish****

Race The Lake Will once again be partnered with Glimmerglass State Park in 2020

 Gilmmerglass State Park offers parking for many vehicles,showers,changing rooms, a swimming area with lifeguards,camping on site, bathrooms, playgrounds,covered pavilions .Beer and wine tasting , food choices, and much more to be added soon. Did I mention beer and wine sampling. . I look forward to seeing you all there and thank you.


26.2 Runner


A Non-refundable entry fee is $65 per person if received on or before June 5th, or $80 per person if received after June 5th. 


13.1 Runner

8:00am start time for 2020 as asked for by many past participants 


A Non-refundable entry fee is $55 per person if received on or before June 5th, or $70 per person if received after June 5th 
There will be no registration or bag pick up for the half marathon at Glimmerglass State Park

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When & Where

Jun 6, 2020


8:00 AM

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Cooperstown , NY

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