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Race Starts: 20 mile run: The run starts at 7:30am at the Madison Capitol Square (corner of Main St and Martin Luther King Jr Blvd) and finishes in Mandt Park in Stoughton. Water and portable toilets are available at the race start. The timing chips start with the opening gun shot. Don't be late!
10 mile run: The run starts at 8am at Sand Hill Rd in the Town of Dunn (near the cemetery). The course follows the 20-mile run route, using the last 10 miles. Water and portable toilets are available at the race start.The timing chips start with the opening gun shot. Don't be late!
17 mile walk: The walk has a rolling start from 6-7am at the Badger Bowl, 506 E Badger Rd, Madison WI. The course follows the 20-mile run route, using the last 17 miles.
Through Dec 31, 2016
Jan 1-Apr 20
Apr 21-May 10
After May 10
20 mile run
10 mile run
17 mile walk
Registration Deadlines: On-line registrations must be received by 11:59pm on May 18, 2017. Paper applications must be postmarked by May 12, 2017 (contact the Chamber of Commerce office for a paper application, 608.873.7912 or email).
Day of Registration: 20 mile run:6-7am at the corner of Main Street and Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. in Madison.
10 mile run: 6:30-7:30am at the 10 mile mark of the race route - Sand Hill Rd in the Town of Dunn.
17 mile walk: Begins at 5:30am at Badger Bowl, 506 E Madison St, Madison.
Race Packet Pick Up: *Race packets are available the morning of the race only.*
20 mile run:Packets will be available starting at 6am at the registration area, corner of Main St and Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Allow sufficient time packet pick up. Race packets are not available prior to that morning.
10 mile run: Packets will be available starting at 6:30am at the registration at Sand Hill Rd. Allow sufficient time for packet pick up. Race packets are not available prior to that morning.
17 mile walk: Race packets will be available starting at 5:45am at the walk start/registration area in the Badger Bowl parking lot, 506 E Madison St, Madison. Walk numbers are worn on the front of the body to identify the walker as an official participant. Walk numbers are not available prior to that morning.
Race Info: Water and Gatorade provided at race starts, along the course, and at the finish. Fruit and refreshments will be available at the finish line until 1pm (for runners and walkers only please). 20 and 10 mile runs:The run will be timed by Race Day Events, LLC using the MYLAPS BibTag timing system. The timing tag is on the back of the race bib and does not need to be returned after the race. The bib must be properly worn for the timing mats to read the bib tag and record accurate results. 17 mile walk: Parking is available behind Badger Bowl. Please note: This is a rolling start and the course will be staffed starting at 7am. There will be no aid stations or police controlled intersections before 7am. This is not a timed walk and no prizes are awarded. Male & Female Divisions & Awards Information (20 and 10 mile runs only):
Awards ceremony at 10:30am at Mandt Park in Stoughton. Must be present to receive award. Awards will not be mailed but can be retrieved from the Chamber of Commerce office during regular business hours beginning the following Monday. Results will be posted at the finish line. Complete results will also be available on the Chamber of Commerce website by the Tuesday after the race. 20 mile run:Handpainted Rosemaled plates given to top 3 places in each division. 10 mile run:Handpainted Rosemaled plates given to 1st place in each division. Race medals are awarded for 2nd and 3rd place in each division.
Restrictions: Absolutely no support vehicles, animals, bicycles, baby joggers, skateboards, rollerskates, in-line skates, roller skis or other wheeled vehicles will be permitted on the race course (except course marshals). Runners receiving aid from any of the aforementioned will be subject to disqualification. Run or walk two abreast and stay on the left side of the road. Syttende Mai officials reserve the right to disqualify any participant for inappropriate action or behavior - including littering.
Please help us be good neighbors and be courteous. We want to continue using this route. Thank you.
Free Transportation: Buses will be available for runners and walkers from Mandt Park in Stoughton to Madison race starts beginning at 5:30am. The last bus will leave Stoughton at 7am to accommodate the 8am start time for the 10 mile run. Return buses from Mandt Park in Stoughton to Madison Capitol Square and Badger Bowl only - will depart beginning at 11am with the last bus departing at 1pm. 20 mile run: When using the shuttle from race finish (Mandt Park, Stoughton) to race start (Capitol Square, Madison) be sure to allow plenty of time for packet pick up before the 7:30am start. 10 mile run:There is no available parking at the race start location (Sand Hill Rd, Town of Dunn). Runners will need to be dropped off or use the shuttle from Mandt Park, Stoughton, to the race start.
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