Mankato Marathon

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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 USATF certified course, making it a Boston Marathon qualifier.
Be bold. Register for this exceptional race October 18-19, 2019.

Mankato Marathon was named the "Top Marathon Worth Traveling For in Minnesota"! Check out the complete list from FlipKey by TripAdvisor here.

The Mankato Half Marathon was named a 2017 Top 20 Half Marathon and Top 10 Beautiful On-Course Scenery in the country by The BibRave 100. Check out the complete list here.


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14 Stations

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Cheer Zones


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Let us know if you have any questions about the event! If you'd prefer to call, give us a jingle at 507-664-9438.
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