The 18th Annual Lake Placid Marathon and Half Marathon is a premier early-season race hosted in the historic Olympic Village of Lake Placid, New York USA home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games surrounded by the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. The course is a combination of flat, rolling and some hills and runners enjoy mountain views, open areas, shaded areas, a class III trout stream, and beautiful Mirror Lake along the way. Each year, the Lake Placid Marathon and Half Marathon attracts athletes and spectators from all over North America and abroad. That includes runners from more than 40 U.S. states as well as Canada, Bermuda, New Zealand, Panama, and Europe. With that kind of reach, registration typically fills up quickly!