2016’s Keynote Speaker: Kelcey Carlson
The Mankato Marathon is excited to welcome Minnesota Fox 9 News Anchor, Kelcey Carlson to the 2016 Mankato Marathon! Kelcey started at Fox 9 in February of 2014, anchoring the 5, 6 and 9 p.m. newscasts. She grew up in Indiana and has worked at stations all over including Michigan, North and South Carolina.
As a child, Kelcey took several family vacations to the area. “Minnesota has been calling me since opened up my first Little House on the Prairie book,” Kelcey said. She now resides in Minnesota with her husband Dave, their three kids, Charlie, Kellen and Kathryn, and dog, Stubbs.
Kelcey began running because “it was cheaper than going to the gym.” She quickly became addicted to running and has since 26 marathons including six Boston Marathons.
Runners of all stages will be sure to relate to Kelcey’s topic “We All Need a Finish Line” at the 2016 Speaker series.
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.