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Upcoming Events in Marathon Texas


September

7 West Fest - Enjoy a cabrito cook-off, washer pitching contests, team roping, children's games and rides, music and entertainment for adults, Saturday night dance and Harley Days Poker Run.

Ph: 432-386-4516 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.marathontexas.net/westfest2004.html

October

28 Annual Marathon 2 Marathon (M2M) - Run a marathon in mystical Marathon, Texas. Events include the Marathon, Two-Person Relay, and a 10K fun run. 26.2 miles between Alpine and Marathon!

Ph: 512-472-3254 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rod.newlin@runtex.com
Web: www.runtex.com/events/races/m2m/home.asp

30 Marathon Basin Annual Quilt Show - Afternoon exhibit in Gage Hotel Courtyard. Judges will award ribbons for 3 places in 15 categories.

Ph: 432 386-4516 (Always call and confirm events)

November

20 Cowboy Social and Silent Auction - Includes live entertainment, food, dance, silent auction and door prizes. Hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Benefits the Marathon Health Center.

Address: Richey Building , Marathon, Texas
Ph: 432-386-4516 (Always call and confirm events)

21 Annual Marathon Marathon -

Ph: 432-386-9011 (Always call and confirm events)

December

18 Fiesta de Noche Buena - (Marathon Gallery Night) Shops Open, Strolling Musicians, Refreshments, Special Visit by Santa Claus.

Ph: 432 386-4516 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Post

Located five miles south of town on the Post Road lies what remains of old Fort Pena Colorado, built in 1879 to protect area residents from Indian raids.

Marathon, TX Historic Forts

Great Marathon Basin

The Great Marathon Basin is a widely known geologic area noted for extensive surface outcroppings of varied rocks and minerals, popular with professional geologists and amateur rockhounds. A 191.2

Marathon, TX Natural Attractions

Gage Hotel

Few other historic hotels offer a more unique experience of days gone by than The Gage Hotel in Marathon, Texas. The restored West Texas hotel of the 1920

Marathon, TX Historic Hotels

Things to do near Marathon, TX

Midland County Historical Museum

Midland County Historical Museum exhibits include early Midland history, photos, pioneer relics, mementos of the Civil War, W...

Old Fort Cemetery

Records on existing tombstones indicate few people lived beyond age 40; indication of hardships among those who opened and se...

Chamizal National Memorial

Cites amicable settlement of long-standing border dispute between U.S. and Mexico, in an area by the Rio Grande where a new c...

Border Patrol Museum

Presents the rich heritage of the U.S. Border Patrol. Equipment, documents, books, and memorabilia available to the casual vi...