Remarkable course. Deep roots.

The Clarence DeMar Marathon and Half Marathon have heart—and history. Read more about Clarence DeMar

DeMar: The race to run in New Hampshire.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a 50-stater, there’s only one race to run in New Hampshire. At DeMar, you’re not treated as an entrant, but a guest of honor. See what makes DeMar different
In memory of Bill Engle

In Memory of William “Bill” Engle

DeMar wishes to pay our respect to and recognize the recent passing of a running giant in our community and a longtime friend of the Clarence DeMar Marathon, William “Bill” Engle. Learn More about Bill Engle

What others are saying about the DeMar Marathon

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  • “You will be doing yourself a huge favor by running this marathon.”

    2013 Marathoner, Cranston, RI
  • “I had the privilege to run in famously scenic places and this marathon is up there with the best.”

    2014 Marathoner, Boston, MA
  • “This is a small race in a gorgeous part of New England. It is extremely well-organized, designed for runners. It is special because of the heritage and the man it honors, the volunteers and organizers LOVE their race, and it features the beauty of New Hampshire.”

    2015 Marathoner, Colorado Springs, CO
  • “As good as a small race gets. Spot-on organization with race day packet pickup and easy logistics. Indoor staging area with plenty of room to stretch and lots of bathrooms. Free parking close to the finish. Medal and shirt are first rate. My new favorite small marathon.”

    2015 Marathoner, Pittsburgh, PA
  • “The first 15-16 miles or so are absolutely beautiful New England countryside. The race is extremely well organized, and most everyone involved with the race was positive and friendly. No crazy crowds or hassles!”

    2014 Marathoner, Concord, MA

We appreciate the support of all our sponsors

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Rountree Ford Lincoln and Quick Lane logos

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Marion Lefrancois (Water Level)

Mary Delisle and George Foskett

Rudy Fedrizzi

Liz Coppola

Ellie Fedrizzi

Glenn Lamothe

Ann Heffernon

Patricia Fedrizzi

Bob and Dita Englund

Philip Jue (Water Level)

Cheryl Krupnick

Cindy Stewart

Michael Chelstowski

Scott Ansevin-Allen

Kathy Harrington

Patty Farmer

Donna and Dennis McMann

Linda Lacey

Nancy Thompson

Nancy Vincent

Paul Vincent

Cheryl Belair

Steve Ryder

Dan White

Ann Henderson (Kids Level)

Tom Putnam (Kids Level)

Herb Frink