Portland Alley MarathonThe Portland Alley Marathon is is an annual event that takes place along “Portland Alley”, the 26.2 mile corridor from Iola Kansas to Chanute Kansas where Portland cement has been produced since the early 20th century.

The event is organized by a coalition of residents from Chanute, Humboldt and Iola who share the goals of improving health conditions in Allen and Neosho counties while demonstrating the benefits of regional cooperation.

Participants can compete on full marathon and half marathon courses. Both individuals and teams are welcome.

All aid stations, spaced roughly every 3 miles, will offer water, Gatorade, and gel packs.

For more information contact Thrive Allen County at 620-365-8128, the Chanute Regional Development Authority at 620-431-5222, or portlandalleymarathon@gmail.com