Syttende Mai Run/Walk

Other, 10 Mile

Event Date

Sat, May 16, 2015


Stoughton, WI


Activity Today Later

Running-20 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$50 $60 Closed

Running-10 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$40 $40 Closed

Walking-17 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$35 $35 Closed

About This Activity

The Syttende Mai Run/Walk is on it's 43rd year and is the oldest long-distance run in Southern Wisconsin.  Our 20 Mile "Norwegian Marathon" starts at the Wisconsin State Capitol and winds through beautiful farmland to Mandt Park in Stoughton.  The 20 mile run, 10 mile run, and 17 mile walk are part of a three-day celebration of Stoughton's Norwegian Heritage.

Event details and schedule

Pre-registration Deadlines:   On-line registrations must be received by 1am on May 15, 2015.  Paper applications must be postmarked by May 9, 2014.
Race Packet Pick Up:  You must pick up your race packet the morning of the race. Each race has it's own start point and time, check for details.  Allow sufficient time to pick up your packet. Race packets are not available prior to that morning. 
Start: Eachrace has it's own start point and time, check for details. Water and portable toilets will be available at the start. 

Race Info:  Water provided at miles 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 18 and the finish. Gatorade provided at stations. Fruit and refreshments will be available at the finish line until 1 p.m. (For runners and walkers only please!) Race Timing: The 20 mile and 10 mile runs are timed with chips. You must wear the chip in order to be timed - no exceptions. You must also wear the provided race number on the front of your body to identify you as an official participant. Your chip will be included in your race packet and must be returned after the race. Failure to return the chip will result in the assessment of a $30 fee. 
Male & Female Age Groups & Awards Information: 

Open               Open
M 1-19             F 1-19
M 20-29           F 20-29
M 30-39           F 30-39
M 40-49           F 40-49
M 50-59           F 50-59
M 60-99           F 60-99
Stoughton       Stoughton
Awards ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at Mandt Park in Stoughton. Handpainted Rosemaled plates given to top 3 in each age division. * Must be present to receive award.  Awards will NOT be mailed.  Results will be posted at the finish line. Complete results will also be available on our website by the Tuesday after the race. 
Restrictions: Absolutely no support vehicles, animals, bicycles, baby joggers, skateboards, rollerskates, in-line skates, roller skis or other wheeled vehicles will be permitted on the race course (except course marshals).  Runners receiving aid from any of the aforementioned will be subject to disqualification.  You must run 2 abreast and stay on the left side of the road.  Syttende Mai officials reserve the right to disqualify any participant for inappropriate action or behavior - including littering.
Please help us be good neighbors and be courteous. We want to continue using this route. Thank you.

Free Transportation:  Buses will be available for runners and walkers from Mandt Park in Stoughton to Madison starting at 5:30am. The last bus will leave Stoughton at 7:00am to accommodate the 8:00am start time for the 10 mile run.  20 mile runners will want to make sure to take an earlier shuttle to ensure that you arrive in plenty of time for the 7:30am start.  Return buses from Mandt Park in Stoughton to Madison Capitol Square and Badger Bowl only - will depart beginning at 11am with the last bus departing at 1pm.  

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