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No Frills Marathon on Sept. 1

August 30, 2019

The No Frills Marathon is taking place on Sept. 1. The full marathon begins at 7 a.m. at the Nokomis Community Park, and the half marathon begins at 8 a.m. at 4761, Lakewood Rd, in Harshaw, which is mile 13 of the full marathon. The full marathon distance is 26.2 miles or 42.24 kilometers.

The picturesque course begins at Nokomis Community Park, 20 miles south of Minocqua, and follows the scenic Bearskin Trail back to finish at the trail head behind the Minocqua Post Office. The No Frills Marathon is proud to be a certified qualifying race for the Boston Marathon.

Registration is $55 through Friday, Aug. 30 at 11:59 p.m. There is an 8% service charge for online registration, which is at tandhtiming.com. Only those who register online are guaranteed a shirt.

Register and packet pickup in person until Saturday, Aug. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Minocqua American Legion building on Front Street.

There will be complimentary shuttles for racers only from municipal parking lot on Hwy 51 downtown Minocqua near Minocqua Post Office, 126 W Front Street. Shuttle bus will leave at 6 a.m. for regular marathon and 7 a.m. for 1/2 marathon runners. There is no early bus this year.

There are aid Stations at mile 4-6-8-10-13-15-17-19-21-23-Finish, all with water and Gatorade and some with snack.

There will be custom die-cast finishers medal with free name and time engraving by Bassett Jewelers and Engraving.

For more information,contact race director Rick Wilson at [email protected] 


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