Schedule

October 15 & 16, 2016

There is a lot of exciting action going on the weekend of the Mankato Marathon.

To find out what is going on in Mankato the weekend of the Mankato Marthon visit Mankato’s events website Go>

To catch a sporting event at the Minnesota State Univeristy Mankato Mavs Go>

Find friends connections and keep up with the Mankato Marathon’s News on Facebook and Twitter!

Saturday, 10.15.16

 

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Scheels Sport & Health Expo
11:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Myers Field House on the Minnesota State University, Mankato Campus

  • Packet pick-up for pre-registered runners. All runners are encouraged to pick-up at the expo.
  • Registration for KidsK from 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. if race is still open
  • Registration for 5K from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. if race is still open
  • Registration for 10K, Relay, Half Marathon and Marathon from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. if races are still open. No registration on race day.
  • Meet with exhibitors, test products and purchase merchandise

Expo Information. Go>

Toddler Trot
1:00 p.m. Start
Parking Lot #21 Minnesota State University, Mankato Campus
Ages: 2-5 years old, 50 yard dash, FREE event
Race day information. Go>

Diaper Dash
1:10 p.m. Start
Parking Lot #21 Minnesota State University, Mankato Campus
Ages: up to 24 months, 10 yard dash, FREE event
Race day information. Go>

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YMCA KidsK
2:15 – all participants at start line
2:30 Start – ages 7 to 12
2:45 Start – ages 6 and under
MSU-M Campus Parking Lot 21 located at the corner of Warren Street and Stadium Road.  Come early and join in a YMCA kids activity before the race.
Race day information. Go>
Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic Speaker Series
12:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Myers Field House on the Minnesota State University, Mankato Campus
Speaker Series Information. Go>
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5K
4:00 pm start at MSU-M Campus Parking Lot 21 on the corner of Warren and Stadium. The starting line is the same used for the marathon.The real party begins in Mankato – After the Post Race Festivities stick around and enjoy the Greater Mankato nightlife with a variety of restaurants and pubs to choose from. You’ll find an abundance of live music, trivia and other entertainment.
Race day information. Go>
11 to 3:30 p.m.
Packet pick-up and registration at the Scheels Sport & Health Expo – only if the race is not full.
4:00 p.m.
Race begins
5:15 p.m.
Race Awards during the OFC Speaker Series at the Scheels Sport & Health Expo in the Myers Field House on the Minnesota State University, Mankato campus.

Sunday, 10.16.16

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6:00 – 7:05 a.m.
Bus transport from Cherry Street Ramp to Minnesota State University, Mankato parking lots along Stadium Road. Buses do not return to the start.
6:10 – 7:15 a.m.
Packet pick-up at Minnesota State University, Mankato Parking Lots. Please pick up at expo if possible. No race day registration.
7:30 a.m.
10K Race Start. Separate START LINE from Marathon, Half and Relay
8:00 a.m.
Marathon, Relay Marathon and Half Marathon start at the same time at the same START LINE
8:30 a.m.
Post Race festivities begin on Front Street in the heart of downtown Mankato.
9:30 a.m.
10K Awards Ceremony
11:15 a.m.
Half Marathon Awards Ceremony
1:00 p.m.
Marathon and Relay Marathon Awards Ceremony
2:15 p.m.
Official timing for race concludes.
2:30 p.m.
Post Race Festivities conclude. See you next year.

Expo

Saturday, 10.15.16
11 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.

Read Our Stories Go>

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Just for Kids

Kidz Zone 10.15.16 | 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Myers Field House – Minnesota State University, Mankato. Learn More. Go>

Toddler Trot and Diaper Dash 10.15.16
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.