The Med-City Marathon is Memorial Day weekend in Rochester.  Here is information on all of the races planned for Saturday and Sunday. Join us for the Med-City Kids' Marathon, Mascot Races, Toddler Trot, and Diaper Dash.  We're so excited to be hosting these events again this year.

Med-City Kids’ Marathon

10:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Check-in only for Bib pick up occurs at Mayo Civic Center Exhibit Hall IV.  Those who received their Bib or registered on Thursday May 26  at “A Child’s Kingdom”  do not need to check- in again.

10:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Race day registration.  There is a $5 fee for the run if you sign up on race day.

12:20 p.m. – All runners should be ready and lined up with their grade level.

12:20 p.m. – Announcements

12:30 p.m. – Run begins with the upper grade runners first. Runners will be matched with parent or guardian who has the number.

Toddler Trot

The Toddler Trot will be held at 2pm on Saturday May 28th on East Center Street near the marathon finish line. This event is free to all kids ages 2-5.  They will "race" to the finish line.  They will run approximately 50 yards or less. Your child must be registered for this event.  You can register them HERE. You will get race day instructions via email a few days prior to the event.

Diaper Dash

The Diaper Dash will be held at 1:45pm on Saturday May 28th on East Center Street near the marathon finish line. This event is free for all kids ages 6 to 23 months.  They will "race" to the finish line.  They will run/crawl approximately 50 yards or less. Your child must be registered for this event.  You can register them HERE. You will get race day instructions via email a few days prior to the event.

Saturday and Sunday's full schedule of events:

Saturday, May 28, 2016

All Saturday events will be at Mayo Civic Center Exhibit Hall, 30 Civic Center Dr, Rochester, MN

10:00am – 7:00pm - Med City Fitness Expo.
10:00am – 7:00pm - Race packet pick-up
10:00am – 5pm - Kids Play Zone
12:30pm - Med City Kids’ Marathon
1:15pm - Mascot Races
1:45pm  - Diaper Dash
2:00pm - Toddler Trot
3:00pm - Ronald McDonald Family Walk
5:00pm - 5K run/walk
5:30pm - Happy Hour with FREE beer! You must have a wristband for the free beer.  Wristbands can be picked up at the expo.  
6:15pm - 5K Awards
                                    

Sunday, May 29, 2016

5:20am – 6:25am - Busses from Rochester to start in Byron~ Shuttle pick up is at the corner of 1st Street SE & 1st Avenue SE. The last bus leaves Rochester at 6:25am

5:30am – 6:45am – Race Day packet pick up Byron Elementary School
7:00am - Med City Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay, 20 Mile
8:00am – 1:30pm - Finish Line, Mayo Civic Center
9:00am - 2:00pm -  Kids Play Zone
9:00am - 12:30pm -  Post race music.  Band TBD
10:15am - Half marathon awards
10:30am – 2:00pm - Post Race Party!  FREE beer! You must have a wristband for the free beer.  Wristbands can be picked up at the expo
12:30pm - Marathon awards

 

In addition to all of the runs, there will once again be a Fitness Expo in the Mayo Civic Center.

Fitness Expo

  • Saturday May 28, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Mayo Civic Center Exhibit Hall, 30 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester.
  • Free and open to the public
  • Race packet pick-up location.
  • Hands-on health and fitness exhibits.
  • Special offers and great bargains on running and fitness gear.