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West Central Minnesota's Running Series

The Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series includes road races from towns throughout the West Central Minnesota area. The goal of this new running series is to provide quality events for the running community and create growth in the level of participation of all road races throughout this area. To be part of the series, all races will need to meet basic standards that runners expect in a quality event.

Series Standings

Click here to go to the 2014 standings.

Congratulations to the 2013 overall series champions; Tracy Sik from Willmar and Ben Burgett from Willmar!

Schedule of Races

The tentative 2014 series currently consists of twelve events.

Race Date City More Information Results
Frozen 5K Run/Walk February 1 Spicer Website
St. Patrick's Day Red Beard Run March 15 Willmar Website
Ron Erno Minnewaska Warmup Half Marathon May 3 Glenwood Website
Memorial Day/Law Day 5K May 24 Willmar Website
Foot Lake 4 June 21 Willmar Website
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Green Lake Road Race July 6 Spicer Website
Watercade Lake Ripley 4 Mile July 12 Litchfield Website
Pillsbury Push 10K* July 26 Kerkhoven Website
Run Around Raymond 5K August 23 Raymond Website
Pat Boros Trail Run 10K September 6 Sibley State Park Brochure
Community Christian School 5K October 11 Willmar Website
Turkey Leg 5K* November 27 Willmar, YMCA Website

*2014 Glacial Lakes Series Bonus Race

The dates listed are tentative. Each race must be contacted to confirm race dates and information. Learn more about the awards and the series scoring system on the FAQ page.

Series Sponsors

We would like to thank the following sponsors for making the Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series possible.


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