Victory Recovery Area

Victory Recovery Area8:15am-5:00pmSeattle Center
Exhibition Hall
Mercer St at 3rd Ave N
Free and open to participants, family and friends


Victory Recovery Area

After the race, join us for:


Enjoy free hot soup, coffee/tea, fruit and other refreshments while you recover.

Medical Assistance & Post-Race Care

Medical Assistance

Medical assistance is provided by UW Medicine, our Official Medical Sponsor. If you need medical attention, report to the UW Medicine Tent at the finish line or the medical booth as you enter the Victory Recovery Area. If you need help reaching the medical area, alert an SMA staff person or volunteer who can assist you.

Chiropractic Care

Washington State Chiropractic Association provides chiropractic care to race participants free of charge. Visit them at the finish line in the UW Medicine Tent or at their booth in the Victory Recovery Area.


The Washington Sports Massage Team (WSMT) provides 15-minute professional sports massages to race participants for a nominal fee of $18. Sign up in advance on your race entry form or at the WSMT booth in the Victory Recovery Area.

Bastyr Sports Massage & Acupuncture

Bastyr University provides professional sports massage and acupuncture to race participants in the Victory Recovery Area. The service is free of charge. If you've never had acupuncture but are curious about it, here's your chance to try it out! There's no need to sign up in advance. Just stop by their booth for walk-in service.

Results & Awards

Results terminal

Results Terminal

Unofficial results will be posted in the Victory Recovery Area at the Results Terminal twenty minutes after the first runner crosses the finish line. Computers are available for you to check results throughout the day. Representatives from the timing company will be on hand to answer questions. Waiting for family or friends to finish the race? Watch as they cross the finish line on the live video feed.


Every finisher receives a race medal at the finish line. Overall 1st – 3rd place awards will be presented to winners at the finish line. All other awards will be mailed out 2–3 weeks after the event. All awards not picked up on race day will be mailed. For a listing of all awards, please see the Awards section of the Race Day Info page.

Exhibitors & Event Merchandise

Seattle Marathon Official Charity Partners

Visit our Charity Partners and sponsors at their booths and displays in the Victory Recovery Area and at the finish line in Memorial Stadium.

Event Merchandise

Finisher shirts and other Seattle Marathon apparel will be available at the Merchandise booth in the Victory Recovery Area. Please be aware that if you didn’t pre-order a finisher shirt, we can’t guarantee your size will still be available on Race Day. Size XXL finisher shirts are only available by pre-order. To pre-order your finisher shirt, order via your race entry form or go to the SMA Merchandise Store.

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Changing Rooms

Restroom facilities and men’s and women’s designated changing areas will be available in the Victory Recovery Area. Shower facilities are located inside Memorial Stadium.

Family & Friends Welcome

Your support team can watch you cross the finish line in Memorial Stadium, then help you celebrate your victory in the Victory Recovery Area.

Bus Transportation

After the race, enjoy free shuttle service back to The Westin Seattle. Buses are staged outside the Victory Recovery Area on Mercer Ave. Family and friends may ride for $2. Service is available from 9am until the last participant crosses the finish line.