Join us for the 2018 Madison Mini-Marathon & 5K on Saturday, August 18! With a Half Marathon, 5K and Kids' Run, there is a race for everyone! Experience the running tour of Madison as you pass The Capitol, Farmer's Market, State Street, Kohl Center, Camp Randall, The Arboretum, UW Campus and Lakeshore Path. After, relax and enjoy live music at our top-rated, 14th Mile Post Race Party on the Union Terrace!

Registration Fees

Half Marathon

No refunds or transfers. Reassignment or selling registration is not permitted.

5K Run

No refunds or transfers. Reassignment or selling registration is not permitted.

Kid's Run

No refunds or transfers. Reassignment or selling registration is not permitted.

No Refunds or Transfers

There are no refunds or transfers for this event (Half Marathon, 5K, Kid's Run). Reassignment or selling of registration is not permitted. If the event were to be cancelled or stopped for any reason there are still no refunds available. 

Expo & Packet Pick Up

Alliant Energy Center • 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713

All Half Marathon and 5K participants are required to pick up race packets and goodie bags at the following time:

Location: Alliant Energy Center, Hall C

Date: Friday, August 17, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Please bring your Photo ID as packet pickup is by last name. You will not need your bib number. REMEMBER! THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION OR PACKET PICKUP AND THERE ARE NO TRANSFERS OR REFUNDS.

FRIEND PACKET PICK-UP
You are able to pick up a packet for a friend. To receive a friend's packet, you must have a copy of their photo ID (digital or paper).

YOUR RACE PACKET WILL CONTAIN
Bib w/ timing device, official race shirt and safety pins. After you pick up your race packet, please make sure you verify the enclosed information is properly assigned to you.

VIRTUAL RACE BAG!
As a participant of this year's event you will receive an email invitation to the Virtual Race Bag prior to the event giving you access to the bag. In the race bag you will find an array of valuable information including our official event guide, exclusive offers, coupons, giveaways, and messages from our sponsors.

VIP Experience

Before your feet hit the pavement relax as you take part in the ultimate VIP Race Experience. You will be taken care before and after the race as it is open from 5:30 am -11:30 am. Enjoy coffee, fruit, and carbohydrates galore pre-race. After crossing the finish line head back for craft beer from Wisconsin Brewing Company and your choice of brats (veggie or regular) and chicken. Also included in your experience are private massages, gear check, and restrooms. As you bask in your accomplishment, relax on the deck as your overlook Lake Mendota and The 14th Mile. 

14th Mile Post-Race Party

Invite your friends and family to join you in the The 14th Mile Post-Race Party area on the beautiful Memorial Union Terrace overlooking Lake Mendota. All of you will be able to celebrate your accomplishment as well as cheer on other participants as they cross the finish line. There will be food, cold beer (21 and older), and great activities for all ages. Each participant will receive a complimentary cold beer from Wisconsin Brewing Company.

The M² Challenge

Enjoy 2 great races, 3 fantastic medals!

Run 26.2 miles between 2 great races and receive an additional special medal! Runners who register and finish both the Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Half Marathon presented by BMO Harris Bank (Date TBA) and the Madison Mini-Marathon may participate at no additional cost in the M² Challenge.

Event Schedule

  • August 17 11:00 AM CDT - Expo & Packet Pick-up Open

  • August 17 8:00 PM CDT - Expo & Packet Pick-up Close

  • August 18 7:00 AM CDT - Mini-Marathon & 5K Start

  • August 18 10:00 AM CDT - Kids' Run

Contact Information

Event Location

800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706, United States

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