The City Of Trees Marathon events are USATF certified courses, and the marathon is a Boston Marathon Qualifier. Chips will be used to assure accurate timing, you must wear a chip to be timed in the events. The course will be marked with a-frame signs and there are mile markers indicating the half and full miles. The course is mostly under the Fall canopy on the Boise Greenbelt. The Fall colors make a magnificent back drop for the flat, fast and beautiful course. The course travels through many Boise parks along the scenic Boise River. Voted Boise’s best place to run by Trip Advisor, and revealed as a top 20 most popular places to run by RunKeeper, the course displays many unique running paths that are a staple to the area’s life blood.