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Fargodome Transforming Into "Marathon Central"

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The Fargodome is quickly becoming "Marathon Central" this week.  Fargo Marathon staff is moving into the dome ahead of this weekend's events.

Youth run packet pick-ups are already underway at the dome. The adult race packets are available starting on Thursday. The youth run is on Thursday night.

The 5k is on Friday, along with the pasta feed and featured speakers.

And of course, the longer races start Saturday morning.

Race director Mark Knutson says a lot needs to be prepped ahead of race day.

Mark Knutson/Fargo Marathon Director: "We're finalizing the marking of the race route, working on last minute details with volunteers and working with the media folks. There's a lot to do during race week."

The Health and Fitness Expo opens on Thursday as well.

Fargo Marathon Schedule of Events:

 

MONDAY, MAY 13

 
DATE START END EVENT LOCATION
         
  4:00 pm 8:00 pm Youth Run Packet Pick-Up / Registration  FARGODOME South Lobby
         

TUESDAY, MAY 14

         
DATE START END EVENT LOCATION
         
  4:00 pm 8:00 pm Youth Run Packet Pick-Up / Registration  FARGODOME South Lobby
         

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

         
DATE START END EVENT LOCATION
         
  12:00 pm 8:00 pm Youth Run Packet Pick-Up / Registration  FARGODOME South Lobby
         

THURSDAY, MAY 16

 
         
DATE START END EVENT LOCATION
         
  12:00 pm 5:30 pm Youth Run Packet Pick-Up / Registration  FARGODOME South Lobby
  12:00 pm 9:00 pm Swanson Products Health & Fitness Expo FARGODOME Floor
  12:00 pm 9:00 pm "Early Bird" Race Packet Pick-Up

FARGODOME

  6:00 pm   Youth Run Participant Line-Up Bison Sports Arena
  6:30 pm 7:00 pm 1/2-Mile Youth Run START  Bison Sports Arena
  7:00 pm 8:00 pm 1-Mile Youth Run START  Bison Sports Arena
         

FRIDAY, MAY 17

DATE START END EVENT LOCATION
         
  10:00 am 8:00 pm Swanson Products Health & Fitness Expo  FARGODOME
  10:00 am 9:00 pm Race Packet Pick-Up 

FARGODOME

     

Seating of T.G.I. Friday's and Freddy's Lefse Pasta Feed and Lefse Feed 

2nd Level of FARGODOME
  6:00 pm   Starting Line Announcements and 5K Line Up University Drive
  6:30 pm 8:00 pm Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota 5K Run/Walk START  University Drive
         

SATURDAY, MAY 18

         
DATE START END EVENT LOCATION
         
  5:30 am   FARGODOME Lobby Opens for Runners FARGODOME
  6:30 am   Starting Line Announcements and 10K Line Up University Drive
  6:50 am   National Anthem, Invocation, Dignitaries University Drive
  7:00 am   Radio Fargo Moorhead 10K Run/Walk START  University Drive
  7:05 am   Starting Line Announcements and Half Marathon Marathon Line Up University Drive
  7:20 am   National Anthem, Invocation, Dignitaries University Drive
  7:30 am  

Valley News Live Fargo Half Marathon START 

Adidas Bag Drop - Prior to start of Half Marathon 

University Drive
  7:50 am   Starting Line Announcements and Marathon Line Up University Drive
  8:05 am   National Anthem, Invocation, Dignitaries University Drive
  8:10 am  

Scheels Fargo Marathon Wheelchair START

Adidas Bag Drop - Prior to start of Marathon 

University Drive
  8:15 am   Scheels Fargo Marathon START  University Drive
  3:00 pm   Full and Half Marathon Courses Close  
         
  7:00 pm  

Post Race Concert

 
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