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St. James Plaindealer - St. James, MN
  • Second Annual River Walk/Run in Madelia this weekend

  • Last year’s race brought in 205 racers in the inaugural year. Our purpose for hosting the race is to promote health and wellness. It is an opportunity for the community to get active!
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  • The Madelia Community Hospital Foundation is again sponsoring the Annual Madelia River Run/Walk 5K and Kids Fun Run during the Park Days celebration with the help of Mary Kunz Anderson of Anderson Race Management.
    Last year’s race brought in 205 racers in the inaugural year. Our purpose for hosting the race is to promote health and wellness. It is an opportunity for the community to get active!
    There will be individual timed racing as well as team racing for the Madelia River Run/Walk 5K. Teams can be families, businesses, churches, organizations, friends – just enter the race together.
    Teams must be pre-registered to be qualified for team competition. The winning team is determined by taking the top 5 scores of each team. The winning team’s photo will be on display at the Madelia Community Hospital & Clinic until the next race. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age class for men and women.  
    Madelia River Run/Walk 5K and Kid's Run is a part of the ARM Explore MN Series Race and is a 5K USATF certified course.
    Race Date:  Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 9 a.m. for the 5K and at 10 a.m. for the Kids Fun Run
    Address:  Madelia Township Hall, 519 Dill Ave S.W., Madelia, MN
    Fees: $15 Pre-Registration or $20 on Race Day. $5 Kids Fun Run. (Tee shirts and goodie bags guaranteed to only pre-registrants of the Run/Walk.)
    On-Site Registration:  Friday, July 12th from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, July 13th from 8 to 8:45 a.m. All individual and teams must check in prior to the start of the race. Registration forms are available on www.andersonraces.com or at www.mchospital.org.
    Team Registration:  All teams must be pre-registered and will need to have a team photograph taken on Saturday, July 13th.
    We look forward to another exciting day of fun and racing during this year’s Park Days celebration!
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