The Half Marathon

Unique About This Race: This family-friendly race is 1 hour West of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro area on Hwy 7.  Because the course is flat, it’s a great opportunity for a PR!

What you get: Free, convenient onsite parking. A well-marked, flat course. Everyone registering for this race will receive a performance jacket and a finisher’s medal.

Registration:

Registration for the 2017 race will be handled with an online registration process, with reduced fees when registering early. If registered after September 1, there is no guarantee of a shirt/finisher medal.

  • Early Registration: $55
  • After May 15: $65
  • After August 15: $75

Note: When you register, there will be an additional processing fee added to the registration fee. 

Course

Race Details

This race is hosted by:

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  • Race Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • Start and Finish Location: Masonic West River Park, Hutchinson, MN
  • Start Time: 8:00 AM

Next Year’s Race Date:

2017 is our second event, and we plan to offer this race series annually. Please check back for next year’s race date TBD.

Half Marathon Race Coordinators:

Steve Gasser
Dave Mitchell

Packet Pick-Up & Check-In:

Race Day Registration and Check-In: Saturday, September 16, 2017 beginning at 6:30 AM at the Masonic West River Park, Hutchinson, MN (google map)

Same-Day Registrations Welcome

Same-day registrations are open from 6:30 AM – 8:00 AM on race day. Just show up before the start of the this race, and we’ll get you registered!

Aid Stations:

Aid/water stations will be every 2.5 miles throughout the course.

Refunds

This is a fundraising event. There are no refunds. Any race swag not claimed at registration/packet pick-up will not be shipped.

Cut-off Times:

We will be there to support all runners, no matter how long it takes.  To be fair to our volunteers, some parts of the course may be taken down 3 hours 30 minutes after the start.  The race director and race sweepers will be there to make sure everyone finishes safely.

Race Numbers + Chips

Information coming soon....

Medical + Emergencies

If there's an emergency, dial 911. 

Hutchinson Health Hospital
1095 Highway 15 South
Hutchinson, MN 55350
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Phone: (320) 234-5000

Weather + Clothing

The average high for September 17 in Hutchinson, MN is 71° and the average low is 49°

This is a rain or shine event, so please plan to dress for the weather.

Lost + Found

Any items found after the race can be brought to the start/finish line and claimed. Any unclaimed items will be donated.

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