Marathon List

  1. The Legend of Zelda Marathon I (March 2008)

    Series: The Legend of Zelda
    Date: March 14 – 17, 2008
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Zelda I, Zelda II, Zelda: A Link to the Past, Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Zelda: Majora’s Mask, Zelda: The Wind Waker, Zelda: Twilight Princess
    Charity/money raised: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital / $1,090.00
    Zelda Marathon (March 2008) Donation List

  2. The Legend of Zelda Marathon II (June 2008)

    Series: The Legend of Zelda
    Date: June 13 – 16, 2008
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Zelda I, Zelda II, Zelda: A Link to the Past, Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Zelda: Majora’s Mask, Zelda: The Wind Waker, Zelda: Twilight Princess
    Charity/money raised: Giggles Therapy (Autism) / $1,450.75
    Zelda Marathon (June 2008) Donation List

  3. Mario Marathon 2008 (July 2008)

    Series: Mario
    Date: July 11 – 13, 2008
    Length: 48 Hours
    Games: Mario, Mario 2, Mario 2 (Lost Levels), Mario 3, Super Mario World, Super Mario World 2, Super Mario 64, Luigi’s Mansion, Mario Sunshine, Mario Galaxy
    Charity/money raised: No charity

  4. Metroid Marathon 2008 (August 2008)

    Series: Metroid
    Date: August 15 – 18, 2008
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Metroid, Metroid II, Super Metroid, Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2, Metroid Prime 3, Metroid: Zero Mission, Metroid: Fusion, Metroid Prime: Hunters
    Charity/money raised: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital / $6,123.79
    Metroid Marathon (August 2008) Donation List

  5. Mother/Earthbound Marathon 2008 (August 2008)

    Series: Mother/Earthbound
    Date: August 28 – 31, 2008
    Length: 55 Hours
    Games: Mother 1 (Earthbound Zero), Mother 2 (Earthbound), Mother 3
    Charity/money raised: PK Siege / PK Call’N, to bring Earthbound to North America

  6. Halo Marathon (September 2008)

    Series: Halo
    Date: September 26 – 27, 2008
    Length: 24 Hours
    Games: Halo1, Halo 2, Halo 3
    Charity/money raised: No charity

  7. Halloween Marathon 2008 (October 2008)

    Series: Horror Games
    Date: October 31 – November 2, 2008
    Length: 48 Hours
    Games: Resident Evil 4, Eternal Darkness, Dead Space, Condemned, Half-Life 2, BioShock, Portal (extra time)
    Charity/money raised: Lupus Foundation of America / $1,060.00
    Halloween Marathon (October 2008) Donation List

  8. Pokémon Marathon 2008 (December 2008)

    Series: Pokémon (Catch ‘Em All)
    Date: December 19 – 22, 2008
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Pokémon Versions: Fire Red, Leaf Green, Ruby, Sapphire, Diamond, Pearl; Pokémon: Gale of Darkness, Pokémon Colosseum + North American and Japanese Bonus Discs, Pokémon Ranger: Shadow of Almia, My Pokémon Ranch
    Charity/money raised: ACT Today (Autism Care and Treatment) / $5,923.69
    Pokémon Marathon (December 2008) Donation List

  9. The Legend of Zelda Marathon 2009 (March 2009)

    Series: The Legend of Zelda
    Date: March 13 – 16, 2009
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games:The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, A Link to the Past, Link’s Awakening, The Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask, Oracle of Ages, Oracle of Seasons, The Wind Waker, The Minish Cap, Twilight Princess, Phantom Hourglass, Four Swords Adventure
    Charity/money raised: Ally’s House / $6,235.39
    Zelda Marathon (March 2009) Donation List

  10. Mother/Earthbound Marathon 2009 (May 2009)

    Series: Mother/Earthbound
    Date: May 15 – 18, 2009
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Mother 1 (Earthbound Zero), Mother 2 (Earthbound), Mother 3 (English patch)
    Charity/money raised: Susan G. Komen / $10,586.00
    Mother/Earthbound Marathon (May 2009) Donation List

  11. Metal Gear Marathon (June 2009)

    Series: Metal Gear
    Date: June 19 – 22, 2009
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Metal Gear: Ghost Babel, Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid: Twins Snakes, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
    Charity/money raised: No charity

  12. Final Fantasy Marathon 2009 (July 2009)

    Series: Final Fantasy
    Date: July 17 – 24, 2009
    Length: 168 Hours
    Games: Final Fantasy I (PS), Final Fantasy II (Dawn of Souls – GBA), Final Fantasy III (DS), Final Fantasy IV (II – SNES), Final Fantasy V (GBA), Final Fantasy VI (III – SNES), Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII, Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy X (incomplete), Final Fantasy XI (side addition), Final Fantasy XII (not started)
    Charity/money raised: ACT Today / $50,734.63
    Final Fantasy Marathon (July 2009) Donation List

  13. Mega Man Marathon 2009 (August 2009)

    Series: Mega Man
    Date: August 14 – 17, 2009
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Mega Man 1, Mega Man 2, Mega Man 3, Mega Man 4, Mega Man 5, Mega Man 6, Mega Man 7, Mega Man 8, Mega Man 9, Mega Man and Bass, Mega Man X1, Mega Man X2, Mega Man X3, Mega Man X4, Mega Man X5, Mega Man X6, Mega Man X8, Mega Man X Command Mission, Mega Man 64 (Legends), Mega Man Legends 2, Mega Man Battle Network 3 Blue
    Charity/money raised: Earth Day Network / $7,188.06
    Mega Man Marathon (August 2009) Donation List

  14. Resident Evil Marathon 2009 (October 2009)

    Series: Resident Evil
    Date: October 30 – November 1, 2009
    Length: 49 Hours
    Games: Resident Evil 0 (GC), Resident Evil 1 (GC), Resident Evil Gaiden (GB), Resident Evil 2 (GC), Resident Evil Code Veronica, Resident Evil 4 (GC), Resident Evil 5 (Xbox 360), Resident Evil Umbrella Chronicles
    Charity/money raised: The Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation / $16,349.54
    Resident Evil Marathon (October 2009) Donation List

  15. Pokémon Marathon 2009 (December 2009)

    Series: Pokémon (Catch ’em All)
    Date: December 18 – 21, 2009
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Pokémon Fire Red, Pokémon Leaf Green, Pokémon Ruby, Pokémon Sapphire, Pokémon Diamond, Pokémon Pearl, Pokémon Heart Gold, Pokémon Soul Silver
    Charity/money raised: Ally’s House / $18,395.96
    Pokémon Marathon (December 2009) Donation List

  16. Metroid Marathon 2010 (March 2010)

    Series: Metroid
    Date: March 12 – 15, 2010
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Metroid, Metroid: Zero Mission, Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime: Hunters, Metroid Prime 2: Echos, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, Metroid 2 (incomplete), Super Metroid, Metroid Fusion
    Charity/money raised: Halton Autistic Family Support group / $11,616.50
    Metroid Marathon (March 2010) Donation List

  17. Mother/Earthbound Marathon 2010 (May 2010)

    Series: Mother/Earthbound
    Date: May 7 – 9, 2010
    Length: 48 Hours
    Games: Mother 1 (Earthbound Zero), Mother 2 (Earthbound), Mother 3 (English patch)
    Charity/money raised: Susan G. Komen / $10,749.32
    Mother/Earthbound Marathon (May 2010) Donation List

  18. Mario Marathon 2010 (June 2010)

    Series: Mario
    Date: June 11 – 19, 2010
    Length: 168 hours  + 21 additional hours
    Games: Super Mario 1, Super Mario 2, Super Mario 2: Lost Levels, Super Mario 3, Super Mario Land 1, Super Mario Land 2, Super Mario World, Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island, Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, Luigi’s Mansion, Super Mario Galaxy, Super Mario Galaxy 2, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Dr. Mario, Wario Land, Wario Land 2, Wario Land 4, Wario World, Wario Land: Shake It, Super Mario RPG, Paper Mario, Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door, Super Paper Mario, Mario and Luigi: Partners in Time, Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga, Mario is Missing, Hotel Mario, Mario Clash (Virtual Boy), Wario Land (Virtual Boy)
    Charity/money raised: ACT Today / $57,399.00
    Mario Marathon (June 2010) Donation List

  19. Assassin’s Creed/Prince of Persia Marathon (August 2010)

    Series: Assassin’s Creed and Prince of Persia
    Date: August 20 – 23, 2010
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame (SNES), Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, Prince of Persia: Warrior Within, Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones, Prince of Persia (2008), Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (360/PS3), Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (Wii), Assassin’s Creed, Assassin’s Creed II
    Charity/money raised: Gulf Restoration Network / $10,550.04
    Assassin’s Creed/Prince of Persia Marathon (August 2010) Donation List

  20. Castlevania Marathon (October 2010)

    Series: Castlevania
    Date: October 29 – 31, 2010
    Length: 48 Hours
    Games: Symphony of the Night, Super Castlevania, Simon’s Quest, Rebirth, Lament of Innocence, Harmony of Dissonance, Castlevania 64, Lords of Shadow, Portrait of Ruin, Aria of Sorrow, Harmony of Despair
    Charity/money raised: Rocking H Ranch / $6,926.50 (some donations removed due to fraud)
    Castlevania (October 2010) Donation List

  21. Kingdom Hearts Marathon (December 2010)

    Series: Kingdom Hearts
    Date: December 17 – 20, 2010
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Kingdom Hearts, KH: Birth By Sleep (3 campaigns), KH: 358/2 Days, KH: Chain of Memories (PS2 & GBA), Kingdom Hearts 2, Kingdom Hearts 2: Final Mix
    Charity/money raised: Best Friends Animal Society / $10,624.65
    Kingdom Hearts (December 2010) Donation List

  22. Retro Pokémon Marathon 2011 (March 2011)

    Series: Pokémon (Catch ‘Em All Gens 1 & 2)
    Date: March 11 – 14, 2011
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Pokémon Blue, Pokémon Red, Pokémon Yellow, Pokémon Gold, Pokémon Silver
    Charity/money raised: ALS Association / $15,394.03
    Pokémon Retro (March 2011) Donation List

  23. Metroid Marathon 2011 (May 2011)

    Series: Metroid
    Date: May 6 – 9, 2011
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Metroid, Metroid II, Super Metroid, Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, Metroid: Other M, Metroid Fusion, Metroid Zero Mission, Metroid Pinball
    Charity/money raised: Civic Force / $8,251.85
    Metroid (May 2011) Donation List

  24. Star Wars Marathon (July 2011)

    Series: Star Wars
    Date: July 8 – 15, 2011
    Length: 168 Hours
    Games: Force Unleashed, Force Unleashed 2, Rogue Squadron, Rogue Squadron Episode II, Rogue Squadron Episode III, Jedi Starfighter, Lego Star Wars, KotOR, KotOR II, Shadows of the Empire, Republic Heroes, Battlefront II, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, Republic Commando, Masters of Teras Kasi, Super Bombad Racing, Jedi Power Battles, Star Wars Episode I: Racer, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II
    Charity/money raised: Direct Relief International / $11,254.09
    Star Wars (July 2011) Donation List

  25. The Legend of Zelda Marathon 2011 (December 2011)

    Series: The Legend of Zelda
    Date: December 16 – 20, 2011
    Length: 96 Hours
    Games: The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, A Link to the Past, Link’s Awakening, The Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask, Oracle of Ages, Oracle of Seasons, The Wind Waker, The Minish Cap, Twilight Princess, Phantom Hourglass, Skyward Sword
    Charity/money raised: Rocking H Ranch / $20,001.00
    Zelda (December 2011) Donation List

  26. Pokémon Marathon 2012 (June 2012)

    Series: Pokémon (Catch ‘Em All)
    Date: June 15 – 22, 2012
    Length: 168 Hours
    Games: FireRed, LeafGreen, SoulSilver, HeartGold, Ruby, Sapphire, Diamond, Pearl, Black, White, Stadium, Conquest, Stadium 2, Battle Revolution, XD Gale of Darkness, Snap
    Charity/money raised: ACT Today! / $59,324.36
    Pokemon (June 2012) Donation List

  27. Mario Marathon 2012 (December 2012)

    Series: Mario
    Date: December 14 – 17, 2012
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island, Super Mario Land 1, Super Mario Land 2, Super Mario 3D Land, New Super Mario Bros. 2, New Super Mario Bros. U, Super Mario RPG, Super Mario Galaxy, Paper Mario, Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga, New Super Mario Bros. DS, Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Mario Kart Double Dash
    Charity/money raised: Make-a-Wish Foundation / $12,056
    Mario (December 2012) Donation List

  28. Mega Man Marathon 2013 (March 2013)

    Series: Mega Man
    Date: March 8 – 12, 2013
    Length: 96 Hours
    Games: Mega Man 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, X, X2, X3, X4, X6, X7, X8, Zero, Street Fighter X Mega Man, Battle Network, Dr. Wily’s Revenge, Command Mission, The Power Battle, The Power Fighters, DOS, Powered Up, Maverick Hunter X, Soccer, Mega Man 64
    Charity/money raised: Rockin’ H Ranch / $11,880.50
    Mega Man (March 2013) Donation List

  29. Final Fantasy Marathon 2013 (June 2013)

    Series: Final Fantasy
    Date: June 24 – July 1, 2013
    Length: 168 Hours
    Games: Final Fantasy 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10-2, 12, 13, 13-2, Crystal Chronicles, Legend Trilogy
    Charity/money raised: ACT Today! / $32,753
    Final Fantasy (June 2013) Donation List

  30. Halloween Marathon 2013 (October 2013)

    Series: Horror Games
    Date: October 18 – 21, 2013
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Splatter House, Costume Quest, Outlast, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Ghostbusters, Parasite Eve, The Typing of the Dead, Fatal Frame, Condemned, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate, Ghosts ‘N Goblins: Gold Knights 1 & 2, Alan Wake, Monster Party, Castlevania Chronicles, Castlevania IV, Simon’s Quest, Slender: The Eight Pages, F.E.A.R., Moon
    Charity/money raised: Heifer International / $14,598.50
    Halloween (October 2013) Donation List

  31.  The Legend of Zelda Marathon 2013 (December 2013)

    Series: The Legend of Zelda
    Date: December 13 – 17, 2013
    Length: 96 Hours
    Games: The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, A Link to the Past, A Link Between Worlds, Link’s Awakening, The Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask, Oracle of Ages, Oracle of Seasons, The Wind Waker, The Minish Cap, Twilight Princess, Phantom Hourglass, Skyward Sword, Four Swords Adventure
    Charity/money raised: Mercy Corps / $17,852.00
    Zelda (December 2013) Donation List

  32. Indiethon (April 2014)

    Series: Various Indie Games
    Date: April 25 – 28, 2014
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Indie Games
    Charity/money raised: Direct Relief International / $122,607.88

  33. Pokémon Marathon 2014 (June 2014)

    Series: Pokémon
    Date: June 20 – 27, 2014
    Length: 168 Hours
    Games:  Fire Red, Leaf Green, Heart Gold, Soul Silver, Ruby, Sapphire,  Diamond, Pearl, White, Black, X, Y
    Charity/money raised: St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital/ $32,073.33

  34. Sonic Marathon (December 2014)

    Series: Sonic the Hedgehog
    Date: December 12 – 15, 2014
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Sonic the Hedgehog franchise
    Charity/money raised: Rocking H Ranch / $4,321

  35. Mario Marathon 2015 (July 2015)

    Series: Mario
    Date: July 17 – 24, 2015
    Length: 168 Hours
    Games: Mario 1, Mario 2, Mario 3, Super Mario World, Super Mario World 2, Super Mario Rpg, Mario Land 1, Mario Land 2, Mario Kart 8, Mario vs DK, Wario Ware, Mario 64, NSMB Wii, NSMB Wiiu, Mario 3d World, Yoshi’s Stor All Melon Race, Captain Toad, Dr. Mario, Wario Land, Luigi’s Mansion, Mario Galaxy, Mario Party 10, Super Mario Sunshine, NSMB DS, Mario Paint, Paper Mario TTYD, Super Princess Peach, NSMB 2, Lost Levels, NES Remix, Yoshi’s Safari, Wario Ware Smooth Moves, Mario Galaxy 2, Crypt of the Necrodancer Mario Mod by Untuxable, Mario Party 2, Kaizo Mario, Wario World, Super Mario All-Stars
    Charity/money raised: St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital/$29,027

  36.  Retro Pokémon Marathon 2015 (December 2015)

    Series: Pokémon (Catch ‘Em All Gens 1 & 2)
    Date: December 17 – 21, 2015
    Length: 96 Hours
    Games: Red,Blue, Yellow,Gold, Silver,Crystal, Ruby,Sapphire, Emerald, Snap, Colosseum, Stadium
    Charity/money raised: Rocking H Ranch /$16,300

  37.  The Legend of Zelda Marathon 2016: Hyrule vs. Lorule (June 2016)

    Series: The Legend of Zelda
    Date: June 24 – July 1, 2016
    Length: 168 Hours
    Games: The Legend of Zelda franchise
    Charity/money raised: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital /$40,180

  38.  Trick ‘r’ Treat Marathon (October 2016)

    Series: Horror Games
    Date: October 14 – 17, 2016
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Various Horror
    Charity/money raised: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital /$4,553.27

  39.  Pokémon Sun & Moon Marathon (December 2016)

    Series: Pokémon (Catch ‘Em All Gen 7 Only)
    Date: December 16 – 20, 2016
    Length: 96 Hours
    Games: Pokémon Sun & Moon
    Charity/money raised: buildOn/$9,226.13

  40.  The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Marathon (March 2017)

    Series: The Legend of Zelda
    Date: March 3 – 6, 2017
    Length: 90 Hours
    Games: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild
    Charity/money raised: buildOn/$2,000.01

  41. Final Fantasy Marathon 2017: Pixels vs. Polygons (July 2017)

    Series: Final Fantasy
    Date: July 14 – 20, 2017
    Length: 120 Hours + 24-Hour Extension
    Games: Final Fantasy I – XV
    Charity/money raised: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/$33,580

  42. Resident Evil Marathon 2017 (October 2017)

    Series: Resident Evil
    Date: October 13 – 16, 2017
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: Resident Evil 0 – 7, Code Veronica X, Umbrella Chronicles, Darkside Chronicles
    Charity/money raised: Direct Relief International/$7,042.69

  43. Mario Marathon 2017 (December 2017)

    Series: Mario
    Date: December 15 – 18, 2017
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: TBA
    Charity/money raised: ACT Today!/TBD

  44. The Legend of Zelda Marathon 2018 (March 2018)

    Series: The Legend of Zelda
    Date: March 2018
    Length: 72 Hours
    Games: TBA
    Charity/money raised: TBA/TBD

  45. Pokémon Marathon 2018 (June 2018)

    Series: Pokémon
    Date: June 2018
    Length: TBA
    Games: TBA
    Charity/money raised: TBA/TBD

*Minithon Totals: Sonic vs Mario for Mercy Corps  $1257 , Donkey Kong For Heifer.org  $1128

*$20,000 was raised through the Chase Community Giving contest for ACT Today.

*$2,075 was raised during the community stream month in Oct. 2010 for ACT Today.

*3,000 was raised during our 2014 Minithon Series

Total raised for charities to date: $764,740.46

(Updated October 2017)