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Get ready to represent your state in this epic 5k & half marathon showdown! These races start in Stillwater, Minnesota and runners battle for the lead, and the honor of bringing the home the win for their state, as they race over the river into Hudson, Wisconsin. Just like the long standing rivalry between Minnesota and Wisconsin, this race has a strong history and has been taking place annually since 1997! Come for the spirit of friendly compitition, then stay for the food and festivities in the park.


Race registration fees are non-refundable and not transferable to another person or race.

Registration fees

Half Marathon Closed

    1. $47.00
      Oct 21 - Mar 19
    2. $50.00
      Mar 20 - Apr 23
    3. $59.00
      Apr 24 - Jun 4
    4. $63.00
      Jun 5 - Jul 2
    5. $68.00
      Jul 3 - Aug 6
    6. $75.00
      Aug 6 - Aug 10

5k Closed

    1. $40.00
      Oct 21 - Mar 19
    2. $42.00
      Mar 20 - Apr 23
    3. $44.00
      Apr 24 - Jun 4
    4. $47.00
      Jun 5 - Jul 2
    5. $48.00
      Jul 3 - Aug 6
    6. $55.00
      Aug 6 - Aug 10

This race includes:

• Race Shirt
• Finisher Medal
• Custom Gopher/Badger Race Bib
• Souvenir Timing Chip

Event Schedule

  • August 11 7:30 AM CDT - Half Marathon Start

  • August 11 7:40 AM CDT - 5k Start

  • August 11 9:45 AM CDT - 5k Awards Ceremony

  • August 11 10:45 AM CDT - Half Marathon Awards Ceremony

  • August 11 11:30 AM CDT - Post Race Festivities Conclude

Contact Information

Event Location

Lakefront Park, Hudson, WI, United States

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