Welcome to the official website of the
Mayo Midnight Marathon!

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

The results are in, thanks to everyone who participated in this years event.

2014 marks the 19th consecutive year for our event. Similar to the last several years, the run will start in front of the community hall and proceed out of town along the Silver Trail towards Stewart Crossing. The start times will be staggered between the different events starting with the Marathon at 8:00 PM. With the staggered start we will see more people finishing around the same time making it more exciting for onlookers at the finish line.

Each year we try to build off of the previous year's experience, with improvements and changes being picked up along the way. If you've got some ideas which might improve the event or you would just like to leave some feedback, we would like to hear it.

Click here for information about Mayo, places to stay and things to do while you're here.

Mayo Midnight Marathon in the news and on the web: Night Runners, article in Whitehorse Star.

8:00 PM - Marathon

8:30 PM - Half-Marathon Walk

9:30 PM - Half-Marathon Run

10:00 PM - 5K Walk/Run

10:30 PM - 10K Walk

11:00 PM - 10K Run

start line


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to Mayo?
From Whitehorse you can drive 410 kilometers North to Mayo (check out the map below). There are several car rental agencies available in Whitehorse.
What can I expect for race day temperature?
The average temperature is 20 degrees Celcius in the early evening and usually drops 8 to 10 degrees closer to midnight.
Is there a late registraion fee?
There are no late registration fees; however we encourage participants to register and pay online. When you register online, you are required to complete the process by paying through PayPal. The other option is to register in person, on race day, between 10:00AM and 5:00PM.
What do I get with my registration fee?
The $50 (or $35 for participants under 15 yrs) includes event registration, offical time keeping, a t-shirt, a stainless steel water bottle and breakfast on Sunday.
Can my family join me at the breakfast?
Sorry but the breakfast is for participants and volunteers only.
So what about the mosquitoes?
They are not bad if you keep moving.
Will I encounter wildlife on the trail?
In previous years there have been bear sightings.
Can my dog participate with me?
Yes, providing the dog is on a leash.
What does the course profile look like?
Click here to see.

Directions from Whitehorse to Mayo

Comments from Previous Years

Andrew Kotulski, Montclair NJ   "Great experience - Great race - Great people"

Elliot Aranoff, Toronto ON   "Excellent marathon, well worth the trip. Great volunteers."

Sylvie Menelon, Mayo YT   "Tough to run when you should be sleeping. But great to finish!"

Lisa MacKinnon, Halifax NS   "Had a fantastic time!"

Tammy Allen, Halifax NS   "Nice stroll by the 'Light of the Moon'. Thanks for the experience..."

A big thanks to all of the 2013 Sponsors!

Official Sponsors
Alkan AirLulu Esthetics
KASH DesignsBen's Electric
Talbot EnterprisesVillage of Mayo
Victoria GoldThe Essential Soap Bar Co.
Ewing Transport Ltd.Alexco
Martin ContractingWinterchild Jewelery
Mayo Petroleum Sales Ltd.Walter Construction & Industrial Corp.
Black Sheep Aviation & Cattle Co. Ltd.Arctic Inland Building Supplies
First Nation of Nacho Nyak DunMayo District Renewable Resource Council
Heartland ServicesYukon News
Keno Hill ExplorationZral Safety Services
Mayo Recreation BoardWilf Tuck Contracting