Both the Get It Dunn 5K and half marathon are chip timed welcoming all levels of participants. Parking available in all UW-Stout parking lots including lots near Wilson park (next to 5K and half marathon starts) . There is no parking in the Burger King lot due to the post race celebration, but a lot of parking is available in Stout and city lots as well as on the surrounding streets.
The Get It Dunn 5K starts at 8:30 a.m. near 9th Av. East and 6th St East, one block south of Burger King. Participants will run down to the Red Cedar Trail where they will get on Stokke Trail. Stokke Trail will take participants to the dam and where they will cross over the bridge that connects north and south Menomonie. The course will finish on Wilson Street, directly behind Burger King where the post race celebrations will occur.
The FAST AND MUCH FLATTER half marathon new in 2017 starts at 7:45 a.m. near 9th Av. East and 6th St East, one block south of Burger King. Runners will start running through Menomonie's east side, through the Dunn County Recreation park, around the Stout Technology park and then begin heading north onto Menomonie's beautiful trail system which will take them by Menomin Park and onto Menomonie's newest trail that crosses utlizes a bike/walk bridge crosses over Lake Menomin and then the trail continues to follow the lake as you head into Wakanda Park. As the trail temporarily ends in Wakanda Park, the course reconnects with the trail system that will take the runners south back towards downtown, again overlooking Lake Menomin. After passing Menomonie's library you will cross over the bridge that connects north and south Menomonie, go past the hisoric Mable Tainter theater, run on a portion of UW-Stout's campus finishing on Wilson Street near the back side of Burger King where post race celebrations will be held immediately after the race.
There will be water offered at the beginning of both races. Water will also be available to participants at approximately the half-way point of the 5K. The half marathon will have water stops at miles 2, 4, 6, 7.5, 9, 10 and 12. Powerade will be offered at miles 4, 7.5, 9 and 12 of the half marathon. There will one nutrition stop (Citris Cliff Energy Shot gels) offered at the six mile point of the half marathon. After the race, a wide variety of food and beverages will be provided to participants at the post race celebration along with entertainment.
Event details and schedule
Half marathon starts at 7:45 a.m.and the 5K starts at 8:30. Both races start near 9th Av. East and 6th St East, one block south of Burger King . After running through the beautiful Stout campus all participants will finish on Wilson Street, a block south of Main Street & close to the back side of Burger King where there will be food and refreshments for participants as well as an awards ceremony and entertainment.
Participants who registers before April 15, 2018 will be guaranteed a free dri-fit shirt. For participants who register after April 15, 2018, shirt availability cannot be guaranteed. Half marathon finishers will also receive an awesome finisher medal.
Packet pick-up is at the race expo, which runs from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Sully's Gym in Menomonie. The expo is open to the public as well as participants. Walk-up registration is open from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018 and on race day from 6:30-7:15 a.m for the half marathon and 6:30-8:00 for the 5k.
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