U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifier to Run in Mankato Marathon
The Mankato Marathon is proud to welcome avid runner Laura Paulsen to the Mankato Marathon October 16.
Laura says she is “looking forward to trying to run a new half marathon [personal record] at the Mankato Half Marathon and having a fun time at the race.”
Laura ran her first marathon in December 2014; her personal record at 2:39:54, which qualified her for the U.S. Olympic Trials. Her second marathon was the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in February 2016 in Los Angeles. Her current PR was set in June at the Grandma’s Half Marathon in Duluth, where she ran 1:16:37.
Mankato Marathon Named Minnesota’s Top Marathon Worth Traveling for by TripAdvisor
By Joe Steck
5.15.14 – Mankato Times
MANKATO – Even though the Mankato Marathon’s inaugural race was in 2010, it has already made its mark and impressed people across the country as the top place to run in Minnesota.