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Spuds on the Run


Break in your new running shoes because the 30th annual Famous Idaho Potato Marathon on May 18 is fast approaching. Participants can choose to run the 26.2 mile marathon, the 13.1 half-marathon, or the 5K or 10K walk or run race. Start time for the marathons are 8 a.m., and they begin at Discovery Park (off Highway 21 before Lucky Peak) and end at Ann Morrison Park. The 5K and 10K races leave from the parking lot of Albertsons corporate headquarters on Parkcenter Boulevard and also end at Ann Morrison. Entry fees for individuals are $47 for the marathon, $32 for the half-marathon and $27 for the 5K and 10K races. Deadline for individual registration is May 12.

Teams can also register to hoof it through the City of Trees together. The deadline for team registration is May 9. Cost is $5 less than the individual entry fee, teams must be made up of 10 or more members and all member entry forms must be turned in at the same time.

May 18. Call 208-344-5501 or visit to download an entry form.