18 October 2019
Visit Mankato and Final Stretch will host the annual Mankato Marathon. This accredited race is a qualifying event for the prestigious Boston Marathon, and is projected to have a yearly attendance of 5,000 runners. The Mankato Marathon is the Midwest’s boldest race, showcasing a dynamic course and determined runners. This exceptional course features a vast countryside run at the beginning and culminates in the beautiful, yet challenging Minnesota River Valley with Cheer Zones to help you stay motivated. There’s a race for every runner a full marathon, relay, half, 10K, 5K, KidsK, Toddler Trot and Diaper Dash. A host of accompanying weekend activities abounds for the whole family. The Mankato Marathon is a certified course, be bold. Register now for this exceptional race.
This is a point to point downhill course that starts at Minnesota State University, Mankato and finishes at the Public Safety Centre on Riverfront Drive, Mankato
This year we are also offering three different race challenges for you to register. Our bold challenges include running the 5K paired with another race of your choosing. The “bold” challenge includes the 5K and 10K. The next challenge is our “bolder” challenge, which includes running the 5K and half marathon. Lastly, we have the “boldest” challenge. This will include our 5K and full marathon. Which bold race challenge will you take?