Gopher to Badger Half Marathon
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.
Races will start in the Stillwater, Minnesota area and finishing in Hudson, Wisc., runners cross the I-94 bridge over the St. Croix river, and battle for the lead and the honor of bringing home the win for their state. This race has been taking place annually since 1997! Come for the spirit of friendly competition. Stay for the food and festivities in Hudson after the race.
Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following Run Stillwater events.
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