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Famous Idaho Potato Marathon

May 18 @ 7:00 am

YMCA Famous Idaho Potato Marathon & Fun Runs are back and better than ever at a new location!

With the ever increasing interest and participation in the Famous Idaho Potato Marathon we have moved to an Iconic Idaho venue more suited to our event and the needs of our participants! The Treasure Valley Family YMCA is proud to bring you the 2024 Famous Idaho Potato Marathon presented by the Idaho Potato Commission from Albertson’s Stadium on the beautiful Boise State University campus!

All courses are flat and fast for this fun full, half, 10K & 5K run on the Boise Greenbelt. Here are some Fast Facts about the Famous Idaho Potato that might answer race day questions.

Packet Pick Up:  Friday, May 17, 3:00-7:00 pm for all distances!

Come pick up your packet and t-shirt, and visit with vendors before race day to ensure you have all the last-minute race day items. Avoid the lines on race day and pick up your packet on Friday. Albertson’s Stadium(1400 Bronco Way, Boise). We highly recommend picking it up on Friday, May 17th.
  • Half & Full Marathoners – Sat, May 18, 5-6:30 am at Albertson’s Stadium in the Finish Fair area.
     You must pick up your bib at Albertson’s Stadium before coming to the start. 
  • 5K & 10K  – Sat, May 18, 8:30 am-10:00 am at Albertson’s Stadium

Start Times & Locations:
Full and Half Marathon – 7 am at Albertson’s Stadium – Boise State Campus
5K/10K – 10 am at Albertson’s Stadium – Boise State Campus

Course Maps:
5K Map.»
10K Map.»
Half Marathon Map»
Full Marathon Map_1 Page>>

Parking is available at Albertsons Stadium in both the Stadium East and West lots.  We recommend that full and half marathoners park in the East lot and 5K & 10K runners park in the West lot. Parking in any other lot in or around the Boise State Campus will not be free so watch for meters and signs to avoid tickets.                          

“Potato” Shuttle Pick-Up Times

Due to our Move to the Boise State Campus and the subsequent change to our course there is no longer a need for a shuttle to the start!

Host Hotel Information:

Famous Idaho Potato Marathon
Start Date: Friday, May 17, 2024
End Date: Monday, May 20, 2024
Last Day to Book: Friday, May 3, 2024
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
  • SpringHill Suites Boise ParkCenter for 139 USD – 149 USD per night

Book your group rate for Famous Idaho Potato Marathon


Albertsons Stadium
1400 Bronco Ln
Boise, ID 83706
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