Running Ragged: 20in20

Running Ragged: 20in20

20in20

Mainly Marathons toughest challenge – Running Ragged: 20in20Running Ragged: 20in20 will be comprised of  20 consecutive race days in the St. Cloud, MN area and will take place September 12 – October 1, 2020.

This is a special combined series just for 2020! Be one of the few to ever take on this unique and epic challenge! Registrations are limited for this once in a lifetime challenge.*

*Registrations will be capped at 50 (half and full marathons combined).


Series Information

Series Dates: September 12 – October 1, 2020
Race Times: There will be two start times. Marathon/50K Start will be at 9:00 AM (CT). Half Marathon Start will be at 10:00 AM (CT)
Packet Pickup: Friday, September 11 from 4:00-6:00 PM at Boulder Tap House (next to both host hotels), 3950 2nd St S, St Cloud, MN 56301. We will also offer race day Packet Pickup each day at the start/finish line.

Early Start: No additional starts besides those listed above.

Time Limit: None. We have a “no runner left behind” policy, and we happily stay until the final finisher crosses the line. Walkers are always welcome!
Pets / Strollers: Pets are not allowed, for the safety and comfort of our runners/walkers. Single strollers are welcome; although, these are trail courses that might not be ideal for stroller use.
Group dinners: Check 20in20 Facebook Group. There are multiple restaurants close to the Host Hotels that offer outdoor/patio dining.

Food/Aid Stations: Due to our unique multi-loop course setup, we have one giant “aid station,” with plenty of options. Unfortunately, with COVID-19, the Loony Lunchbox won’t be serving food from the mobile kitchen.


Host Hotels: Both suggested host hotels are centrally located to the courses, close to several restaurants with outdoor/patio dining, and reduced rates when mentioning Mainly Marathons. To receive reduced rates, Quality Inn reservations must be made by September 1 and Comfort Inn reservations must be made by August 20.

  • Quality Inn 
    • 4040 Second Street South
    • Saint Cloud, MN, 56301
    • $70/night
    • Two Queen Beds
    • 320.251.1500 ext.2
  • Country Inn & Suites
    • 235 Park Avenue South
    • St. Cloud, MN 56301
    • $105/night
    • King w/ Sofa Sleeper
    • 320.259.8999

MM Newsletter - 2020 August4


Map of Course Locations and Host Hotels


Course Details

  • Day 1: Saturday, September 12, 2020
    • Bend in the River Park
    • 11231 NE River Road
    • Rice, MN 56367
    • GPS (map): 45.731322, -94.214646
    • Terrain: Crushed rock with moderate shade.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 15′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon.
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 2: Sunday, September 13, 2020
    • Sartell Community Center (Lake Francis Path)
    • 850 19th Street South
    • Sartell, MN 56377
    • GPS (map): 45.593419, -94.219046
    • Course Surface: Smooth asphalt running path with little shade.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 20′
    • Tentative Course Laps: 18 for marathon.

 

  • Day 3: Monday, September 14, 2020
    • Mississippi River County Park
    • 41300 County Road 1
    • Rice, MN 56367
    • GPS (map): 45.725657, -94.226752
    • Terrain: Mixed – grass and crushed rock with one steep (~25 foot hill). There are a few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 30′
    • Tentative Laps: 12 for marathon.

 

  • Day 4: Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 5: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 6: Thursday, September 17, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 7: Friday, September 18, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  •  Day 8: Saturday, September 19, 2020
    • Bend in the River Park
    • 11231 NE River Road
    • Rice, MN 56367
    • GPS (map): 45.731322, -94.214646
    • Terrain: Crushed rock with moderate shade.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 15′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon.
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 9: Sunday, September 20, 2020
    • Sartell Community Center (Lake Francis Path)
    • 850 19th Street South
    • Sartell, MN 56377
    • GPS (map): 45.593419, -94.219046
    • Course Surface: Smooth asphalt running path with little shade.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 20′
    • Tentative Course Laps: 18 for marathon.

 

  • Day 10: Monday, September 21, 2020
    • Mississippi River County Park
    • 41300 County Road 1
    • Rice, MN 56367
    • GPS (map): 45.725657, -94.226752
    • Terrain: Mixed – grass and crushed rock with one steep (~25 foot hill). There are a few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 30′
    • Tentative Laps: 12 for marathon.

 

  • Day 11: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 12: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 13: Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 14: Friday, September 25, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 15: Saturday, September 26, 2020
    • Bend in the River Park
    • 11231 NE River Road
    • Rice, MN 56367
    • GPS (map): 45.731322, -94.214646
    • Terrain: Crushed rock with moderate shade.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 15′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon.
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 16: Sunday, September 27, 2020
    • Sauk Rapids Municipal Park
    • 1001 River Avenue North
    • Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
    • GPS (map): 45.596473, -94.180442
    • Terrain: Asphalt bike path following the river with moderate shade.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 30′
    • Tentative Laps: 16 for marathon.

 

  • Day 17: Monday, September 28, 2020
    • Mississippi River County Park
    • 41300 County Road 1
    • Rice, MN 56367
    • GPS (map): 45.725657, -94.226752
    • Terrain: Mixed – grass and crushed rock with one steep (~25 foot hill). There are a few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 30′
    • Tentative Laps: 12 for marathon.

 

  • Day 18: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 19: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

  • Day 20: Thursday, October 1, 2020
    • Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
    • 1802 County Road 137
    • Waite Park, MN 56387
    • GPS (map): 45.535609, -94.241481
    • Terrain: Crushed rock and hard-packed dirt trail with lots of shade. A few small “toe-catchers”.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 39′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for marathon (course route can vary depending on weather)
    • Course Lap Preview

 

Running Ragged 20in20 Medal

 

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September 12 – October 1 2020
Race type 7/28/19-12/31/19 After 1/1/20
Full $1850 $2000
Half $1750 $1900
50K $1950 $2100
Register Online: HERE!!
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