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Marathon, 26 K, Half Marathon, 10 K, 5 K, 1 Mile
Ford Field Park
Dearborn, Michigan
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All the Martian courses are wide, traffic free, beautiful and lightly rolling and the marathon course is a Boston qualifier. The Kids' Martian Marathon will encourage health and fitness to children.

BACK FOR 2018 - THE MILKY WAY 26K! Run both the 5K and Half Marathon to complete the Milky Way 26K. The Milky Way 26k includes 1 Martian Invasion event shirt, 5K finisher medal, Half Marathon finisher medal and Milky Way finisher medal! (Must be able to complete the 5K in 45 minutes or less to be able to compete in the combo)

Event Start Location
Ford Field Park, 500 Monroe St. Dearborn, MI 48126

Course Description
The marathon course is a Boston Qualifier. All the Martian courses are wide, traffic free, beautiful and lightly rolling.

Certification numbers are:

Meteor 10K - MI 11002 SH
Martian Half Marathon - MI 130006 SH
Martian Marathon - MI 14003 SH

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Packet Pickup / Expo
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Year: 2007               
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Ryan Desgrange   Marathon Men 2:36:29 5:58  10.05 mph 
 Natalie Stein    Marathon Women 2:56:30 6:44  8.91 mph 
 Larry Gutierrez   Marathon Masters Men 2:56:35 6:44  8.9 mph 
 Ruth Lara    Marathon  Masters Women  3:30:13 8:01  7.48 mph 
Complete 2007 Results (All Races)
Year: 2006     Participation


220 men competed in the 2006 Martian Invasion of Races 220 (69.2%)
    Total finishers: 318


98 women competed in the 2006 Martian Invasion of Races 98 (30.8%)
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Rob Hruskovich   Marathon Men 2:47:19 6:23  9.4 mph 
 Justine Mosher   Marathon Women 3:23:40 7:46  7.72 mph 
 Jerry Rief   Marathon Masters Men 2:54:12 6:39  9.02 mph 
 Amy Yanni   Marathon  Masters Women  3:23:45 7:47  7.72 mph 
Complete 2006 Results (All Races)
Year: 2005     Participation


130 men competed in the 2005 Martian Invasion of Races 130 (77.8%)
    Total finishers: 167


37 women competed in the 2005 Martian Invasion of Races 37 (22.2%)
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Hamshivraj Dhamrat   Marathon Men 2:49:53 6:29  9.25 mph 
 Peggy Zeeb   Marathon Women 3:18:44 7:35  7.91 mph 
 Rich Power   Marathon Masters Men 3:01:16 6:55  8.67 mph 
 Peggy Zeeb   Marathon  Masters Women  3:18:44 7:35  7.91 mph 
Complete 2005 Results (All Races)
Year: 2004               
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Hamshivraj Dhamrat   Marathon Men 2:44:26 6:17  9.56 mph 
 Lora Park    Marathon Women 3:28:54 7:58  7.53 mph 
 Larry Gutierrez    Marathon Masters Men 2:52:21 6:35  9.12 mph 
 Sheri Clark    Marathon  Masters Women  3:36:37 8:16  7.26 mph 
Complete 2004 Results (All Races)
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Retailers (near this event)
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 Store City  State   Distance   More Info 
 Bike Sport Michigan  Dearborn MI 4 Miles store info
 TOTAL RUNNER  Southgate MI 9 Miles store info
 Hansons Running Shop  Royal Oak MI 12.8 Miles store info
 Running Fit  Northville MI 15.4 Miles store info
 Running Fit  Northville Laura MI 15.4 Miles store info
 Hansons Running Shop  Grosse Pointe Woods MI 16.2 Miles store info
 Running Fit  Novi MN 16.3 Miles store info
 Running Fit  Novi Dave MI 16.3 Miles store info
 Running Fit  West Bloomfield Ian MI 17.4 Miles store info
 Running Fit  W Bloomfield MI 18.8 Miles store info
 Runnin Gear  Rochester Hills MI 22.6 Miles store info
 Hansons Running Shop  Utica MI 22.8 Miles store info
 Tortoise and Hare Running & Fitness Center  Ann Arbor MI 26 Miles store info
 RUNNIN GEAR  Waterford MI 26.3 Miles store info
 Hansons Running Shop  Lake Orion MI 31.2 Miles store info
 Running Fit  Ann Arbor MI 31.3 Miles store info
 Running Lab  Brighton MI 32.6 Miles store info
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