Swamp Fox LogoJoin 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.

Sign up at Get Me Registered or via paper registration at packet pickup.

Packet Pickup
Packet pick-up and race day registration is at the caboose in Marion Square Park near the Depot Pavilion on Friday from 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday before the race from 6:15 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. in the Marion City Hall parking lot.

Awards will be presented to the first overall male and female finishers. Top 3 overall male & female runners will receive free entry to next year’s race. Little Fox Mile participants will receive a finisher 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.