RACE INFORMATION

 

 

THE COURSE

The Dick Beardsley ˝ Marathon is a looped course run through downtown Detroit Lakes and around beautiful Detroit Lake. It begins at the Pavilion and finishes by the City Park, just one block from the start. The ˝ Marathon is ideal for first time participants as the terrain is relatively flat with some gently rolling hills. The course is USATF certified. Times are recorded for 3 hours, until 11:30 a.m. Ample water stations, numerous bathroom facilities and entertainment will be located along the course. Showers are available at the Detroit Lakes Community Center.

 

START TIME

Half Marathon, 2 person relay and 5K run/walk start near the Pavilion at 8:30 a.m. Kids 1K starts at 11:00 a.m.

 

PRE-REGISTRATION  Online Registration   Mail In Registration

Send entry forms to the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center. To be eligible for pre-registration discount, entries must be received on or before September 1st . You may also register the day of the event starting at 7:00 a.m. On-line registration will be available through September 2nd. Race packets and registration will be available at the DL Pavilion on Friday from 4:30-6:30 p.m., or the morning of the races starting at 6:30-8 a.m.  

 

ENTRY FEES

 

Before Sept. 1          On-Site

 

Half Marathon ...................................$45.00    $55.00

 

2 Person Relay...................................$90.00    $110.00

 

5K Run/Walk.....................................$30.00    $40.00

 

Kids 1K ............................................$7.00      $7.00

 

*a portion of your race fee goes to support the Dick Beardsley Foundation www.dickbeardsleyfoundation.org

 

 

KID'S 1K

Run with Dick Beardsley at 11:00 a.m. Open to kids 12 and under. All receive ribbon and shirt if registered by September 1.

 

DIVISIONS

Half Marathon and 5K (male and female in each category): 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+; wheelchair division and age-graded winners. Relay divisions: Male/Male Team, Female/Female Team and Co-ed.

 

AWARDS AND RESULTS

Medals will be awarded to all finishers. The half marathon course will close after three hours. Awards will be presented to top 3 in each division (male, female & wheelchair) in an awards ceremony following the Kids’ Run. Running garment and medal to all participants. All races timed using ChampionChip MN Inc. Race results are available at dickbeardsleyrun.com.