Dick Beardsley is an American long-distance runner best known for his close finish with Alberto Salazar in the 1982 Boston Marathon often called one of the most memorable finishes in marathon history. Born and raised in Minnesota, Dick Beardsley is now a best selling author and professional motivational inspirational speaker.
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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.