Those who preregistered should arrive 30–45 minutes before race start. If you are registering on race day, please arrive 45–60 minutes before race start.
|8:00 AM||Startline 50K Solo Start|
|9:30 AM||Startline 25K Solo Start|
|11:00 AM||Grand Stay 50K Team Start (4-person)|
|Grand Stay 25K Team Start (2-person)|
|Grand Stay 12.5K Solo Start|
|1:00 PM||Award Ceremony: 25K, 12.5K, TEAMS, and 50K overall winners|
|2:00 PM||50K Ultra Age Class Awards|
|4:00 PM||Racer Village Closes|
Day of registration and packet pick up | 7 AM–11 AM
Final lap cut-off is at 2:00 PM. All runners must begin their final lap of the course by 2:00 PM. Any runner behind this schedule will be pulled at the lap mark and not allowed to continue.
Timing and post-race food will be available for all racers who pass the 2:00 PM final lap cutoff regardless of finishing time.
There is no fee to park. If parking at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve fills, runners will be shuttled from a nearby location. Consider carpooling to help with congestion and reduce vehicle emissions.
Preregistered racers can pick-up their packets Thursday, April 20 or Friday, April 21 one of the following locations they specified during registration:
- Startline Running, Minnetonka: Thrus: 10 AM–8 PM; Fri: 10 AM–6 PM
12979 Ridgedale Drive (Google maps)
- The North Face Minneapolis: 10 AM–9 PM
3008 Hennepin Avenue (Google maps)
- The North Face St. Paul: 10 AM–8 PM
799 Grand Avenue (Google maps)
- The North Face Bloomington, Mall of America: 10 AM–9:30 PM
166 South Avenue (Google maps)
The race route is primarily an equestrian trail consisting of mowed grass and dirt. Spring in Minnesota can bring sun, rain, snow or ice; please prepare accordingly. There will be an unsupervised drop bag area near the start/finish available to store dry socks, shoes and other gear you may want to access during the race.
Four aid stations are staffed by friendly volunteers and include water, sports drink, flat coke, bananas, salted potatoes, trail mix, gu’s, additional sustenance, a portable toilet, and Vaseline.
Average high is 59°F; average low is 38°F. Note: for runner safety, the course may be altered due to trail conditions.
Frequently Asked Questions
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