Full, half and marathon relay on August 31, 2013. Kids Race and Race Expo on August 30, 2013. The Marquette Marathon is an official Boston Marathon qualifier that has been organized by marathon runners for marathon runners. The course is relatively flat and extremely scenic, taking you pass some of Marquette’s most notable locations. These sights include Presque Isle, the Marquette lighthouse, iron ore docks, and miles and miles of Lake Superior shoreline. Limited parking with free shuttles.