Lake Region Run

Half Marathon, 5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Jun 7, 2014


Fergus Falls, MN

About This Activity

The Lake Region Run (formerly Athletic Republic Run) has been the lakes area premier half-marathon, half-marathon relay, 5K and 1-mile event since 2007. With race numbers increasing every year since it’s beginning, we’re expecting 1500 runners/walkers in 2014. The beautiful scenery of the Fergus Falls area, the variety of race lengths and ideal temperates in early June make the race a perfect fit for the casual runner/walker to the serious competitor who wants to tackle the challenging hills of the half-marathon course.

In 2012 the 2-person half marathon relay was a hit; a great event for those looking for something longer than a 5K, but not as long as a 1/2 marathon.

Proceeds benefit Lake Region Healthcare's Cancer Care and Research Center.

Area temperatures average between 76°F and 55°F in June, while rainfall amounts average about 3.75 inches for the month.

Trophies will be awarded to the top overall male and female while top three finishers in each age division will receive medals. All Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relay participants will also receive a medal.

The LR Run is a part of the NEW Fergus Falls Area Race Series! By registering for the LR Run, you are automatically entered in the race series at no additional charge!  For more information, please visit

2014 Proceeds:

All proceeds will go to Lake Region Healthcare's Cancer Care & Research Center.

Online Registration:

Online Registration closes on Thursday, June 5th at 11:59pm. Participants can still register for the event on Friday and on race day until 8:00am, at Lake Region Healthcare Health & Wellness Hub (formerly known as Athletic Republic) located at 619 S. Cascade St.

Combo Race:

The Combo Race participant can race in the 5K & 1-mile! Races start with a large gap to allow family & friends to participate with children in the 1-mile & then run the 5K. Anybody who signs up for the Combo will be treated as a 5K racer meaning that you will receive a 5K t-shirt & be considered for awards only in the 5K. Any child under 12 that races in the Combo will receive a 1-mile medal and still be considered in their age category for the 5K. No 1-mile shirts will be given.


Pre-Registered participants are encouraged to pick up their Race Packet information the night before at Lake Region Healthcare Health & Wellness Hub (formerly Athletic Republic), located at 619 S. Cascade Street. (corner of Cascade St. and Vasa Ave.)

Directions from I-94:

Exit #54. Go East on Lincoln Ave. Turn right on Union Ave. heading South. Turn Left on W. Bancroft Ave. Follow W. Bancroft Ave to the corner of S. Mill St.

T Shirts:

Any participant registered on or before Thursday, May 29th will be guaranteed an event T-shirt at packet pickup. Anyone registered after May 29th; a T-shirt will still be given, but will be sent in the mail after the conclusion of the race. All ½ marathon, ½ marathon relay and 5K participants will be given a moisture management T-shirt. All 1-mile participants will receive a cotton T-shirt.


Event schedule and times

Friday, June 6th, 2014

5:00 - 8:00 PM Encouraged: Race packet pick-up and registration at Lake Region (formerly Athletic Republic), 619 S Cascade St, Fergus Falls

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

7:30 – 8:00 AM Race Day Pick Up. Race packet pick-up and registration at Lake Region Healthcare (formerly Athletic Republic), 619 S Cascade St., Fergus Falls

8:15 AM Half-Marathon and Relay Start

8:20 AM  1 Mile Start

9:00 AM  5K Start (staggered start)

Awards  1 Mile & 5K awards ceremony after completion of 5K race.  1/2 Marathon & Marathon Relay awards ceremony after completion of 1/2 Marathon and 1/2 Marathon Relay.


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