SITE & DIRECTIONS
ICE ARENA, 636 E 66TH ST
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Visit MnDOT's construction update
website to see if
road construction will affect your trip to the race.
marathon begins at 7:00 am; the 5K begins at 7:15 am. Both races
begin on the service road along the west side of the Richfield Ice
Arena. Runners may not start on the course if 10
minutes have passed since the start gun.
posted live from the event at this link. To view searchable results from
past races, see our results
runners can pick up their bibs and timing chips on Friday, July 27,
8:00 am to 6:00 pm, at the Richfield Ice Arena (636
E 66th St) or on race day (July 29) beginning at 5:45
am. Race shirts are distributed at the finish line.
There is no race-day registration.
Ice Arena Lot
(636 E 66th St)
One block east of Portland on 66th Street.
Side Streets (south of 66th St)
Pedestrian crosswalk at 66th St at Park Ave
American Legion (6501 Portland Ave).
Park in striped spots only and observe all
lanes. Cars blocking lanes or parked in non-designated areas
will be towed.
NO RACE PARKING
Farmers Market lot (6335 Portland Ave)
The Minnesota Pacers
will be back this year! Set a goal and run near the pacer
carrying a sign with your goal time.
gravel trails at Wood Lake have been maintained and are in great shape
for the run. However, they soften quickly after it
rains. Please keep to the center of the trail to avoid soft
are available at the start line, all water stops (miles 3, 6, 7, 9, 10,
11, and 12), either as portable bathrooms or park building bathrooms,
and the finish line. Indoor bathrooms are
available at the Richfield Ice Arena.
Race Physician reminds runners to avoid taking decongestants or
stimulants in hot weather, as they increase the risk of heat stroke.
the event of severe weather at the start of the race, organizers will
announce a delay until the storm passes. If severe weather
occurs during the race, volunteers along the course will direct runners
to designated shelters (City of Richfield buildings, schools, or homes
along the course). The UWHM5K Committee reserves
the right to cancel the half marathon in the event of an Excessive Heat
Index Warning from the National Weather Service. The 5K will
be offered to all registrants in lieu of the half marathon.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL POLICY.
safety of everyone, strollers, roller blades and pets are not be
permitted on the courses.
runner shirt is made of an ultra-soft wicking material and is available
in women's and unisex cuts. Shirts are distributed at the finish line area.
Participants are encouraged to keep their bib as a race memento
Bib material manufacturer ended their bib recycling program).
Safety pins will
be collected and sanitized for re-use. Our bib sponsor is Health Source
Chiropractic of Richfield.
will be presented to the top finishers in each category at
8:15 am for the 5K and 9:30 am for the HM. All finishers will
receive finisher medals: handmade wood medallions made from buckthorn
and other invasive tree species at Wood Lake Nature Center.
Categories (both races)
Top three male &
Top three male & female: 14&U, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39,
40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
will be distributed to all finishers at the finish line area.
will be recorded for 3.5 hours for the half marathon and the 5K; the courses close at
at which time traffic is no longer controlled and intersections re-open
to traffic. Services will be provided for all participants
maintaining this pace (approximately a 16-minute mile pace for the half
marathon). As the race passes through the course at this
streets along the course will be re-opened to traffic. No half-marathon runners will be allowed to
start 10 minutes after the starting gun due to course safety.
Check out the course map or other
aid will be available at each of these water stops, as well as the
finish line (both staffed care and self-care).
stops are at miles 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, and the finish line; all
stops have water, medical assistance, Gatorade and restrooms (some
stops have portable toilets, others have facilities in a nearby park
building). Food is available at the finish line.
results as they upload live from the race! For
other results information (past years, etc), visit our results
page. Use a qualifying time for wave placement in a
full marathon, including the Medtronic
Twin Cities Marathon.
& SHOE RECYCLING
At this year's packet pickup (Friday and
Saturday), runners can drop off old shirts and old shoes to be recycled
or reused, thanks to USAgain.
Every pound of clothing collected prevents seven pounds of CO2
Anne Scherman: Allina Medical Clinic-Woodlake
Dr. Scherman is a
board-certified family physician at the Allina Medical Clinic in
Richfield. She and her family live in Richfield.
"Richfield turned out to be the small town in the city we were looking
for. I'm pleased to be supporting the Urban Wildland Half
Marathon & 5K and everyone's efforts for good health in
Richfield," Dr. Scherman says. Welcome to the team, Dr. Anne!
are permitted to wear earphones.