7:15 a.m. Last Minute Registration & Packet Pick Up Open
8:15 a.m. Last Minute Registration & Packet Pick Up Close
8:30 a.m. Half Marathon Wave 1 Start (9:59 min. pace per/Mi. or faster)
8:35 a.m. Half Marathon Wave 2 Start (10:00 min. pace per/Mi. or above)
8:40 a.m. 5K Start
Course Closes at 12:00PM
Option 1: Get your packet mailed right to your door for $12.99 (limited time availability).
Option 2: Packet pick up information will be posted about 2 weeks prior to the event.
Picking up someone else’s packet? Don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.
Option 3: Event day packet pick up (not suggested).
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on event day. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you: Post-race event gear registration
Special Olympics Minnesota
This event helps to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota.
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Special Olympics Minnesota offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round sports training and competition. Through Special Olympics’ athletic, health and leadership programs, people with intellectual disabilities transform themselves, their communities and the world.
Normandale Lake Bandshell
5901 W 84th St.
Bloomington, MN 55438
Free parking garage at:
8500 Normandale Lake Blvd
Bloomington, MN 55438
Awards will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female in each age group and overall for the half marathon and 5K.
Participant must be present on the event day to receive a medal.
Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 & 70+
Finisher medals will be given to half marathon finishers only.
If you do not pick up your medal there will be a $5 fee to have it mailed to you: Post race medal request registration.
There will be pacers to help you achieve your goal time. Pacers will be at the start holding a sign of the pace they will be consistently running. Run with these pacers and they will help keep you on track to achieve your goal. That’s right, these pacers are dedicated to help lead you to one of the goal times listed below:
HALF MARATHON PACE TIMES
1:30:00 (6:52 per mile)
1:35:00 (7:15 per mile)
1:40:00 (7:38 per mile)
1:45:00 (8:00 per mile)
1:50:00 (8:24 per mile)
1:55:00 (8:47 per mile)
2:00:00 (9:10 per mile)
2:05:00 (9:32 per mile)
2:10:00 (9:55 per mile)
2:15:00 (10:18 per mile)
2:20:00 (10:40 per mile)
2:25:00 (11:03 per mile)
2:30:00 (11:26 per mile)
2:35:00 (11:49 per mile)
2:40:00 (12:12 per mile)
2:45:00 (12:35 per mile)
Want to be a pacer, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Actual pacer finish times may vary from the advertised pace time, times are not guaranteed. Pacer time slots subject to change.
Come and be a part of a fun and exciting event!
All volunteers receive a FREE SHIRT for volunteering. Volunteers are needed to help on event day throughout the event. Please email
email@example.com for more information.
Need help with your registration? Need to change your race selection? Want to change your t-shirt size? etc. Click here
This event is chip timed. Your “chip” is integrated with your bib. You must wear your bib on your front across your stomach to be electronically timed.
All event shirts are cold wash & hang dry.
There is a railroad crossing on course. In the event that you are delayed because of a train, we will have a timing mat recording stoppage time which would be deducted from your overall time.
Runners and walkers can participate in this event as long as the participant can finish within the event time limit, see the schedule above.
All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form.
It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear, see, sense, and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.
Park trails and roads are open to public use throughout the event.
Water stations include water and sports drink. The sports drink will be provided to half marathon participants only.
If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor.
No dogs. No strollers.
If you ordered your race packet to be mailed to you, it will typically arrive 1-4 days before the event. It will be sent to the address you entered during registration. If your package does not arrive before the event day, please come to the event day packet pick up where you will be re-assigned your bib and gear.
Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on the event day. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you: Post-race event gear registration
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. The above schedule is weather dependent. Trail conditions could be variable.
You can transfer to a different distance within the same race up to 3 days before the event. If you are transferring to a more expensive race you’ll have to pay the difference of the registration fees.
You can transfer your registration/bib # to another participant for $6 up to 3 days before the event.
You can defer your registration to next year’s race or any other MNruns.com’s race for $6 up to 17 days before the event. After that, you can still defer for $15 until the day prior to packet pick up. Please send us an e-mail to request a deferment.
You can manage your event shirt size and any other add-ons up to 10 days before the event.
Office hours: M – F from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST
*We may not be in the office on Mondays or Fridays due to being on-site for events.
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