Everything you need to know about the Fargo Mini Marathon!


FAQS (Frequently Asked Questions)

What are the courses for the different races?

Please click HERE to see the different course maps.

What are the Course Time Limits?

The 5K, 10K and Mini Marathon have time limits of 3.5 hours. 

Will the races fill up if I don’t register until race weekend?

We have to order shirts, medals and timing chips by a certain time.  After those numbers are hit, we will need to close registration.  We recommend registering well in advance to ensure your spot at the starting line.

I live outside of the Fargo area.  Can someone pick up my packet for me or can I pick it up on Saturday morning?

Yes and Yes!  You may have another person pick up your packet for you on Friday, or you may utilize our Proxy Packet Pickup program and have your packet ready for you on Saturday morning when you get to town. 

CLICK HERE to find out more about Proxy Packet Pickup!

Can I switch races or transfer my registration to another person?

Yes, please CLICK HERE to find out how to make transfers to your race.  Transfers must be made by Sept. 30th, 2017.

Are there Finisher’s Hardware and Shirts for Everyone?

Yes... all adult race finisher's will receive an awesome retro finisher's race shirt, and all participants will receive a great Finisher’s Hardware as well!

I have been injured, can I get a refund of my registration fee?

Sorry, but we do not allow for refunds, cancellations or deferrals. 

How old do you have to be to run in the events of the Fargo Mini Marathon events?

Our age requirement for the half marathon is 12 years old.  We do not have an age limit for the other events. 

What kind / flavor of sports drink or gels are offered on the course?

Our Aid Stations are located every two miles apart, beginning at Mile #3.  Our official sports drink sponsor is Coca-Cola Midwest Bottling Co., and as such, they will be supplying you with Powerade.  Premium Waters will be supplying the water for all participants.

We will have one Gel Aid Station with GU Gels located at approximately Mile 9 for the half marathon.