Join us for a fall classic in Marion, IA! The Swamp Fox 5K and Little Fox Mile is a family fun event and apart of the city wide festival. The start and finish is in downtown Marion by the depot in the park.

When: Saturday September 29th, 2018 at 7:30 am

Registration will open in Spring of 2018

Information below is for 2017 and is subject to change:

Packet Pickup:
Registration and packet pick-up is at the caboose in Marion Square Park near the Depot Pavilion on Friday, September 29 from 4:30 – 7:00 PM and on Saturday, September 30 from 6:15 – 7:00 AM at the City Hall parking lot.

Awards will be presented to the first overall male and female finishers. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age group. Chip Timing will be used. Instructions on using the chips will be available at packet pick-up. All chips must be returned after crossing the finish line. Unreturned chips will be charged a fee. Results will be available on-line Corridor Running. Top 3 overall male & female runners will receive free entry to 2018 Swamp Fox.

Little Fox Mile participants receive finishers medal.

Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age groups:

  • 9 & under
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65+



Starts in downtown Marion between City Hall and Vernon Middle School. This year’s course will go down 5th Avenue to 7th street, 7th Street thru Oakshade Cemetery and continue onto 1st Avenue until 31st street. Stay on 31st street until 5th Avenue and you are on the home stretch! See the maps below for a great view of the course.