Saturday, May 11, 2019 • Menomonie, WI • Course Map
Several hundred runners cross the finish line in both races combined each year at the Get It Dunn Run 5K & Half Marathon, which takes runners on an out-and-back course along the hills and along a stretch of the paved Stokke Trail that runs along the banks of the Red Cedar River here in western Wisconsin.
The race starts and finishes in the small town of Menonomie, Wis., home to just over 16,000 residents as well as the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Stout, which runners make a quick run through in the home stretch of the race on the way to the finish line on Wilson Avenue downtown.
Runners will start the race near the southern end of the lake on Wilson Avenue. From there, runners make a sweeping, counter-clockwise-shaped loop along the rolling country roads just south of Menomonie, all around the lake.
Once they make it over the river — and the hillier portions of the race, especially between mile markers 4 through 7 — the race flattens out as the course puts runners onto the Stokke Trail, which runs along the river’s western bank.
Organizers plan to present age group awards to the top three finishers in each of the following categories: up to 20 years old, age 21 – 31, age 32 – 40, age 41 – 50, age 51 – 65, and age 66 and over.
The race’s presenting sponsor, the locally based health and wellness company Mind Over Matter Inc., will use proceeds from the race for its new Kathleen Fisher Memorial Scholarship and for care packages to be distributed to families and patients who are going through cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Race Weather & Climate
Nestled along the southern shore of Lake Menomin in western Wisconsin, about 24 miles west of Eau Claire and roughly 70 miles east of Minneapolis, Minn., Menomonie typically sees May temperatures that average between 71°F and 45°F, while rainfall totals average just over 3.4 inches for the month.
On the day of the race (May 11), the average high is 70°F and the average low is 44°F.
- 2018 Get It Dunn Half Marathon Results
- 2017 Get It Dunn Half Marathon Results
- 2016 Get It Dunn Half Marathon Results
- 7:45 AM – half marathon
- 8:30 AM – 5K
- $45 – $75 for the half marathon
- $25 – $40 for the 5K
To reserve your spot in the 2019 running of Menomonie’s Get it Dunn Run Half Marathon or 5K race, register online at Active.com here.
Official Race Website
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