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Saturday – 10.18.14

4:00 p.m. START at Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Race Start Time: 4:00 pm at Minnesota State University, Mankato Campus Parking Lot. Finish is at same location.

Registration Limit: 1,000 participants

Important Information

Schedule

12 to 3:30 pm – Packet pick-up and registration (if the race isn’t full) is on Saturday at the Sport & Health Expo located at the Myers Field House on the Minnesota State University, Mankato Campus.

4:00 pm – 5K start at Minnesota State University, Mankato

5:15 pm – Race Awards during the OFC Speaker Series at the Scheels Sport & Health Expo.

There will be no bag drop for the 5K event. Please leave your clothing in your car or with a friend or family member.

This race is Champion Chip timed by Final Time. Results will be posted on Final Time website at www.finaltiming.com or on our race results page. The course is not certified.

Download the Mankato Marathon Map

Download the 5K Map

Headphone Policy

Participants are allowed to use headphones and similar devices at this event, but at their own risk.  With this said, for the safety of all the participants, we strongly encourage a headphone free environment at this race. Participants safety is Final Stretch’s highest priority when managing a race. Therefore, if you are wearing headphones or similar devices during the event, please turn them off or remove them when coming to an intersection that is monitored by police or course marshals. They are trying to make this event safe for you and need to communicate to all participants valuable information. Thank you for your cooperation in advance for making this event a safe and enjoyable race for everyone.

Awards

5K Age Category Awards:

1st Place, 2nd Place and 3rd Place for Males and Females in the following age categories

14 & Under
15 – 19
20 – 29
30 – 39
40 – 49
50 – 59
60 – 69
70 and up

All 5K finishers receive an official 5K shirt. Finishers receive a special 5K medal.

Race Goodies

Each participant will receive a shirt at registration. Finishers will receive a special 5K medal.

Each participant will receive a Mayo Clinic Health System race goodie bag with valuable coupons and samples of great products.

BAG DROP

There will be no bag drop for the 5K event. Please leave your clothing in your car or with a friend or family member.

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Beyond the Miles

BlogThe Mankato Marathon paired up with Mayo Clinic Health System to create a new blog that will provide tips for training, nutrition, injury prevention, recovery and other running-related subjects each month from a different Mayo Clinic Health System expert.

Read this month’s post by Mayo Clinic Health System patient Don Wright  — Running 75th Marathon in Mankato.

Aid Stations

  • #1 = 1.5 miles, water