Madison goes on the Run this August

August 15, 2016 by  

UW Heath and Unity Health Insurance and BMO Harris Bank will be holding their 8th annual Madison Mini (half) Marathon, 5K and Kids’ Run this August. The course will be a tour of Madison landmarks and places of interest followed by an after race party.

All adult participants who finish the race will receive finisher’s medals. Medals for the Mini finishers can be used as bottle openers. Tech shirts will be given to Mini finishers and t-shirts will go to 5k runners and Kids Run participants. Every participant may also receive a 30-second personalized video, racing bibs and popcorn at the finish line. Virtual Race Bags will be sent by e-mail. The bag will contain giveaways, coupons, offers and an event guide.

The BMO Bank will also be staging a BMO Harris Bank Water Station Cheer Challenge. Groups along the route at the water stations will be encouraging their favorite racers with banners and cheers. Winners of the Challenge will receive prizes.

The prerace packet pick-up will begin August 19th at 11:00 am at Union South, 1308 W. Dayton Street at Varsity Hall. August 20th is the date for the event. The Mini and the 5K will begin at 7:00 am, and the Kids’ Run will begin at 10:00 am at Capitol Square, 2 East Main Street here in Madison.