Weekend

2015 Keynote Speaker: Carrie Tollefson

Carrie Tollefson is a Minnesota native, born and raised in Dawson, MN.  Carrie was a 13-time State Champion in High School, a 5-time NCAA Champion and NCAA Indoor Track Athlete of the year at Villanova University and a 3-time national champion in her post collegiate career.  After winning the 1500m trials in 2004, Carrie reprsented the US in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.  Currently Carrie lives and trains in St. Paul with her husband Charlie and their two children with a third one on the way, coming in January 2016!  She inspires and motivates people to GET AFTER IT in life.  Hear this Minneosta-born hero’s story at the speaker series on Oct. 17.

 

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Saturday, 10.17.15
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Myers Field House
Minnesota State University, Mankato

The Scheels Sport & Health Expo is home base for all pre-marathon action including packet pick-up, shopping, expo booths, the Kidz Zone, the Toddler Trot and Diaper Dash, and The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic Speaker Series. There will be a wide variety of exhibitors and vendors ranging from sporting goods to specialty items. There are also sports organizations and services providers who can offer varying services to athletes.

 

 

Get inspired with our Runners’ Stories

Inspiration comes to runners from many avenues–personal goals, health issues, other’s example and tragedy are just a few of the influences.
We are proud that Mankato Marathon runners want to share their stories of boldness.

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Just for Kids

Kidz Zone 10.17.15 | 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Myers Field House – Minnesota State University, Mankato. Learn More. Go>

Toddler Trot and Diaper Dash 10.17.15
Myers Field House – Minnesota State University, Mankato. Learn More. Go>

10.17.15 | 2:30 p.m.
Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Attractions & Entertainment

Mankato is a welcoming city that embraces active people like you. We have over 50 miles of local, county and state paved trails nestled in a scenic river valley that is perfect for runners or cyclists.

After a day on our trails you can relax at a concert, gallery or outdoor restaurants with friends. We have a thriving arts community with quality theatre, music, dance and visual arts.

Find out more about attractions, entertainment and culinary experiences not to be missed at www.visitmankatomn.com.