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True for All MMR Events

All ages and abilities are welcome.

Time trial and self seeded start for all triathlons.

Wear your timing chip on your LEFT ankle for triathlons.

Cash/check only on race day registrations.

Upon registration, you agree to the MMR Race Policies.

Women's shirts are fitted and run small; men's are generously sized. Registrations 2 weeks or less from event will receive shirt in the mail 3-4 weeks after race and are not guaranteed requested shirt size; if the requested size is unavailable, the next available size most closely matching the requested size will be substituted.

Price increase reflects the cost of shipping shirt post-race

Results provided by

Professional photographer will be on site for all races at no additional cost to the participants. Our photographer will make every effort to capture shots of each athlete, but we cannot guarantee that every athlete will be photographed. 

10% military discount | Fill out paper registration and include check less 10%


3645 Centerville Rd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55113


Saturday, February 17, 2024

Bundle up, brave the Minnesota cold, and join us for...

this special 3-distance winter event!  Packet pick up is in the Vadnais Heights Elementary School gym, where you can stay warm until your race start. There's a distance for every ability - 5k, 10.5k, and certified half marathon. So, pick your poison and enjoy the gently rolling snowy hills and scenery of Vadnais Heights. Pancake and sausage feed follows the race in the Vadnais Elementary School gym.

Event Highlights

  • Distance Options

    • 5k | 3.1 mile run

    • 10.5k | 6.55 mile run

    • 1/2 marathon | 13.1 mile run

  • FREE Professional photography

  • 1/2 marathon is a certified course

  • Aid stations every 1.5 miles on course

  • Stay warm in the gym before and after the race

  • Post race breakfast during awards ceremony

Packet Pick-up

Race Morning

Saturday, February 17

 7:30am at Vadnais Heights Elementary School before the race in the school gym

Your race packet will include all the materials you need for your race: race bib, timing chip, and some fun items like your event shirt (if you select shirt option), your custom molded finisher medal and special offers. Those registered will receive an email on the Monday evening prior to the race with all the details, any course updates, and an age group breakdown by race category.

Race Schedule

7:30am | Registration/packet pick-up opens-school gym

8:45am | Registration closes

8:55am | Race announcements 

9:00am | half marathon starts

9:00am | 10.5k starts

9:10am | 5k starts

10:00am | Pancake Breakfast Starts 

10:00am | 5k Awards- school gym

10:30am |  10.5k Awards-school gym

11:30am | Half Marathon Awards - school gym

12:30pm Half Marathon Course Closes

12:30pm Pancake Feed Ends 


  • Top overall male and female athletes

  • Top 3 male and female athletes in each age group (19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+)*


1st, 2nd, and 3rd place age group winners will receive an age group award ribbon to attach to their finisher medal. Overall male and female winners are not eligible for age group awards (no double dipping).

*MMR may increase the age group range if participant numbers warrant because of low turnout.


**Must be present to win. If you want your award and can't stay, shipping cost is your responsibility.**

This race is generously sponsored by:

Race Half Fast Half?

Volunteer at This Race

Your 2023 Race Results

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