2017 Gopher to Badger | Minneapolis

Gopher to Badger

Gopher to Badger
Date Aug 12, 2017
Distance 5k, Half-marathon
Course Type Road

Race Information

The Gopher to Badger race is truly one of a kind. Join you friends, and rivals, as you race from Minnesota to Wisconsin! Join fellow your fellow alumni from two of the Big Ten's biggest universities, and natural rivals. Whether you are supporting Bucky the Badger or Goldy the Gopher, there's enough room for runners from both schools.

Both the half marathon and the 5K races will start in Minnesota and take runners across the border to Wisconsin. In addition to Big Ten camradarie, runners will also have the chance to compete for fastest state, and state with most spirit. It's definitely a race that you don't want to miss out on!

Course Information

Both races in the Gopher to Badger will start in Minnesota. The 5K race will start in Lakeland, MN, where runners will run through Lakefront Park. From there they will cross the 94 bridge into Wisconsin, for a quick runner through Birkmose and Lakefront Park, before finishing in Hudson.

The half marathon course is similar, starting in Stillwater, MN. Runners will travel through the Stillwater community to Lakeland, where the last 5K of the race will be identical to the 5K course.


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