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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 2015 standings.

Congratulations to the 2014 overall series champions; Gabriella Auspos from Willmar and Eric Januszewski from Grove City!

Schedule of Races

The tentative 2015 series currently consists of twelve events.

Race Date City More Information Results
Frozen 5K Run/Walk January 24 Spicer Website
St. Patrick's Day Red Beard Run March 14 Willmar Website
Ron Erno Minnewaska Warmup Half Marathon May 2 Glenwood Website
Memorial Day/Law Day 5K May 23 Willmar Website
Foot Lake 4* June 27 Willmar Website
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Green Lake Road Race July 5 Spicer Website
Watercade Lake Ripley 4 Mile July 11 Litchfield Website
Pillsbury Push 10K July 25 Kerkhoven Website
Run Around Raymond 5K August 22 Raymond Website
Pat Boros Trail Run 10K September 12 Sibley State Park Brochure
Community Christian School 5K* October 10 Willmar Website
Turkey Leg 5K November 26 Willmar, YMCA Website
GLCRS Awards Banquet December 12 Willmar Website

*2015 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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