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The Mankato Marathon is the Midwest’s boldest race, showcasing a dynamic course and determined runners.The Mankato Marathon is an award-winning race, receiving recognition as the “Top Marathon Worth Traveling For in Minnesota” from FlipKey by TripAdvisor and a Top 20 Half Marathon in the country by The BibRave 100.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, making it a Boston Marathon qualifier. Be bold.

2019 is our 10th Year anniversary.  To celebrate, we are changing many things for our event.  This includes Better Swag (ie jackets and hoodies), new course and legacy runner awards!  Come be part of the 10th anniversary of the Mankato Marathon where there is a race for every runner.

Event fees are non-refundable and cannot be transfered to next year's race.

Mankato Marathon Countdown

Registration fees

Toddler Trot

  1. Free
    Nov 22 - Oct 19
    Register

Diaper Dash

  1. Free
    Nov 22 - Oct 19
    Register

Marathon

Price changes in 2 months 5 days
    1. $55.00
      Nov 22 – Dec 31
    2. $65.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 30
    3. $85.00
      Now registering May 1 – Aug 31
      Register
    4. $95.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 19

Marathon Relay

Price changes in 2 months 5 days
  • Must register all participants at the same time.

    1. $119.00
      Nov 22 – Dec 31
    2. $129.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 30
    3. $159.00
      Now registering May 1 – Aug 31
      Register
    4. $179.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 19

Half Marathon

Price changes in 2 months 5 days
    1. $45.00
      Nov 22 – Dec 31
    2. $55.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 30
    3. $75.00
      Now registering May 1 – Aug 31
      Register
    4. $85.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 19

10K

Price changes in 2 months 5 days
    1. $33.00
      Nov 22 – Dec 31
    2. $38.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 30
    3. $45.00
      Now registering May 1 – Aug 31
      Register
    4. $55.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 19

5K

Price changes in 2 months 5 days
    1. $30.00
      Nov 22 – Dec 31
    2. $35.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 30
    3. $40.00
      Now registering May 1 – Aug 31
      Register
    4. $50.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 19

KidsK

Price changes in 2 months 5 days
    1. $16.00
      Nov 22 – Dec 31
    2. $18.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 30
    3. $18.00
      Now registering May 1 – Aug 31
      Register
    4. $20.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 19

BOLD - 5K and 10K

Price changes in 2 months 5 days
  • Run the 5K on Friday and the 10K on Saturday. This is the BOLD challenge and you receive all the swag plus a commemorative stocking hat for completing this challenge

    1. $58.00
      Nov 22 – Dec 31
    2. $68.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 30
    3. $80.00
      Now registering May 1 – Aug 31
      Register
    4. $100.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 19

BOLDER - 5K and Half Marathon

Price changes in 2 months 5 days
  • Run the 5K on Friday and the half marathon on Saturday. This is the BOLDER challenge and you receive all the swag plus a commemorative stocking hat for completing this challenge

    1. $70.00
      Nov 22 – Dec 31
    2. $85.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 30
    3. $110.00
      Now registering May 1 – Aug 31
      Register
    4. $130.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 19

BOLDEST - 5K and Full marathon

Price changes in 2 months 5 days
  • Run the 5K on Friday and the full marathon on Saturday. This is the BOLDEST challenge and you receive all the swag plus a commemorative stocking hat for completing this challenge

    1. $80.00
      Nov 22 – Dec 31
    2. $95.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 30
    3. $122.00
      Now registering May 1 – Aug 31
      Register
    4. $140.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 19

Event Schedule

  • October 18 12:00 PM CDT - Scheels Sport and Health Expo

  • October 18 3:45 PM CDT - Toddler Trot / Diaper Dash Start

  • October 18 4:15 PM CDT - Kids K Start

  • October 18 5:30 PM CDT - 5K Start

  • October 18 7:00 PM CDT - Scheels Sport and Health Expo Concludes

  • October 19 7:30 AM CDT - Marathon & Marathon Relay Start

  • October 19 8:00 AM CDT - 10k Start

  • October 19 8:30 AM CDT - Half Marathon Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Myers Field House, Mankato, MN, United States

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