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READY…SET…GO! 2021 Mankato Marathon Registration Opens

MANKATO, Minn. (January 5, 2021) — On your mark, get set, go! Registration for the 2021 Mankato Marathon presented by Mayo Clinic Health System is opening January 11 with early bird pricing.  Plans for an in-person event are underway, along with a virtual option.  Based on the current MN guidelines, races will open with a reduced number of spaces and will be increased as allowed.  Should the Mankato Marathon have to change the in-person event this year to virtual, runners would receive a 40% discount towards future races. 

“The Mankato Marathon continues to be recognized within the running community.  Although we weren’t able to run in person last year, we had more states represented than any other year, so our base is growing.  We’re hoping to continue to gain new runners who heard about it and want to give it a try for themselves,” said Anna Thill, president of Visit Mankato.

Runners can register online at mankatomarathon.com

For more information about the Mankato Marathon, visit mankatomarathon.com.

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About The 2021 Mankato Marathon:

On October 15-16, Visit Mankato will host the 12th annual Mankato Marathon. This accredited race is a qualifying event for the prestigious Boston Marathon. The event has continually grow to have significant economic impact in the community and already has incredible local sponsorship, with Mayo Clinic Health System leading a long list of area businesses. There are many ways to get involved as a business, runner, volunteer, or spectator. For more information on the 2021 Mankato Marathon visit mankatomarathon.com or call 507-385-6660.

About Visit Mankato:

Visit Mankato, the local convention and visitor’s bureau, is an affiliate of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc., which also includes the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization, Greater Mankato Growth, and downtown development organization, City Center Partnership. Visit Mankato leads the development of the visitor economy in Greater Mankato by actively promoting Greater Mankato as a premier destination for conventions, tournaments, and tourism. These activities bring a steady flow of visitors and business activity to Greater Mankato that benefits residents and future visitors. The work of Visit Mankato helps strengthen the hospitality industry which provides jobs, a diverse tax base and amenities for everyone to enjoy.

The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership