JACK & JILL’S DOWNHILL MARATHON showcases Idaho’s beauty and is point-to-point. Fly down this fast course with a net drop of over 4000’ and a USATF Certified course making it a FAST Boston Qualifier.

the half marathon

JACK & JILL’S DOWNHILL HALF MARATHON offers a beautiful and fast course as well. Not ready for 26.2? This half course starts out fast and finishes flat. Enjoy this fun and fast course that showcases Boise’s beauty.

EXPO: Saturday, September 14: 11am - 7pm (see EXPO tab for details)

RACE DAY: Sunday, September 15, 2019

  • 6:30am - Marathon Start: Bogus Basin: 1750 N. Bogus Basin Rd., Horseshoe, ID 83629

  • 6:30am - Half Marathon Start: 11209 N. Bogus Basin Rd., Garden City, ID 83702

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Parking and Bus pick up: 913 W. River St., Boise, ID 83702

Buses pick up: 400am - 520am. Bus times will be an option when you register.

PACE team:

"Beast Pacing" will provide pacers for the full marathon.  In addition,  we will provide pace bands to wear around your wrist.  Pacers and Pace bands will range in 2:50 - 4:30 marathon times.  Pace bands will be provided at the expo.


Bag drop will be available before the race.  You can use the race bag provided or any personal bag provided your bag cinches closed and tight.  You must use the provided tear-off tag on your bib and attach it to your bag.  Please do not use gear check for valuables such as your cell phone, or jewelry, as we cannot be responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged items.


Medical and EMT's will be positioned at the 13 mile mark of the marathon (start of the half marathon) and at the finish.  Additional medical will be patrolling along the course in case of medical emergencies. 

Portable Toilets along the course are positioned at or near most water station including the start for both the full and half marathon and the finish.


Your friends and loved ones can track you on the course.  You will get live text updates for the MARATHON:  Start line, 7 mile, 13.1 mile, 21 mile and Finish:

HALF MARATHON tracking is Start, 8 mile and Finish:

Every participant will receive: 

  1. Bus transportation to the start from Boise

  2. Race bib, timing chip, and pace band

  3. Custom water-wicking race shirt

  4. Custom race bag with swag

  5. Race Medal (after you cross the finish)