Scheels Fargo Marathon

Event Date

Thu, May 8, 2014


Fargo, ND

About This Activity

Celebrate the AWESOME 10th Birthday Celebration of the Fargo Marathon in style!  To kick off this celebration, we are going back to where we started....The Veteran's Memorial Bridge!  And to complete your Fargo finish line awaits you in front of the Historic Fargo Theatre!  That's when the party begins....all day long.....for all the runners and fans!  

Here's the lineup for marathon weekend!

The YOUTH RUN sponsored by Essentia Health and Otter Tail Corporation will help kick of a weekend of running when it is held on Thursday night, May 8th at 7:00 PM.

The FRIDAY NIGHT 5K RUN/WALK sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota.  Two bridges.....Two states......Finish in Island Park with thousands of friends, family and fans!  Friday, May 9th at 7:00PM!  This will be the absolute best 5K you will ever take part in....we promise!

Saturday----Fargo Marathon Day! Let's get to the BRIDGE!  All races will line up on the Moorhead side of Veteran's Memorial Bridge!

For an EPIC Starting Line Experience, combining the BIG 98.7 10K Run/Walk, the Fargo Half Marathon, sponsored by Forum Communications, and the Full Marathon, sponsored by Scheels All Sports......all starting together at 8:00 AM (Line-ups begin at 7:00AM)

Your awesome tour of Fargo and Moorhead await you after you start!  Live music.....Fast, Flat and Friendly course......Thousands of Cheering Fans!  And....And.....And....the FARGO THEATRE FINISH LINE!  Downtown will NEVER be the same...and you can be part of this historic running event!

The Party on Broadway starts as soon as you finish your music, food, fun....and an all day Street Dance!  All runners get into this for FREE! 


Go Far Challenge

Just how Far will you Go in 2014? Well.heres your chance to prove it!

The Go Far Challenge is your opportunity to show the world your stuff on two different days. Here's how it will work:

You participate in the Friday Night 5K Run/Walk, then, on Saturday, if you complete the 10K,  Half or Full Marathon, you will receive an AWESOME GO FAR CHALLENGE FINISHERS MEDAL!!

Thats your ticket to one Under Armour bag, two race shirts, and three finisher medals in less than 24 hours! And dont forget the Bragging Rights that are priceless!!

Swanson Health Products Health - Fitness Expo at the  FARGO CIVIC MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM

Thursday, May 8th from 12:00 Noon to 9:00PM

Friday May 9th from 10:00AM to 8:00PM

75 Local & National vendors showcasing their products and/or services

The Early Bird Packet Pick-Up and Health Expo will run from 12:00Noon to 9:00PM on Thursday, May 8th at the Fargo Civic Auditorium! The Packet Pick-up and Health Expo will re-open on Friday May 9th at 10:00AM and run until 8:00PM.  Over 75 national and regional vendors will be there with the latest and greatest in running apparel, shoes, apparel and souvenirs!  

For your Pre-Race Meal?  Check out for the Taste of Downtown dining options.  Tons of options and the absolute best way to see our downtown!

The Fargo Marathon Speaker Series....including Dick Beardsley (Fargo Favorite who spoke to us in Year #1.....10 years ago will run during Friday afternoon's expo.

There will be NO race weekend registration, except for the Youth Run on Thursday, May 8th

Race fees are non-refundable, bib numbers are non-transferable, and the changing of races is prohibited

Shirts, medals and Under Armour bags to ALL race finishers!

Are you ready to join us?  Runnin' and Rockin' from the Bridge to Broadway!!  

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