Results: Results have been posted for the 2023 Milk Run at Mtec Results.
The 2023 Milk Run, presented by By the Yard, was held on Saturday, May 27, in conjunction with the 2023 Kickoff to Summer at the Fair event. This annual 5K run winds through 322 acres of the historic Minnesota State Fairgrounds. The entry fee is $40 per runner. Each participant receives a Milk Run T-shirt, admission ticket to the Kickoff to Summer event for May 27, a breakfast sandwich, a ride on the Giant Slide during the Kickoff event, the opportunity to win door prizes, an admission ticket to the 2023 Minnesota State Fair, and a malt coupon to be redeemed at the State Fair.
Registration for the 2023 Milk Run opened at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 and is now closed. The race is limited to the first 2,000 registrants and fills up quickly each year. Early registration is recommended.
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Race Start Time: 9 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 2023
Course: The 5K certified course begins near the International Bazaar, winds through the 322-acre historic fairgrounds and finishes back at the start. The entire race is contained within the Minnesota State Fairgrounds located in Saint Paul, Minn.
Time Limit: Due to vendor set-up and attendee arrival and parking for the Kickoff to Summer event, the race route can only be kept open for a maximum of 1 hour after the 9 a.m. start. All competitors should complete the course in 60 minutes or less.
Age Categories: 19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Awards: Awards go to the top three men and top three women in each age category. Champion awards will be presented to the top five men and top five women overall.
Participants Receive: A Milk Run T-shirt; admission ticket to the 2023 Kickoff to Summer event for Saturday, May 27; a breakfast sandwich; a Giant Slide coupon (valid during the 2023 Kickoff to Summer); a chance for door prizes; admission ticket to the 2023 Minnesota State Fair; and a malt coupon (valid during the 2023 State Fair).
Strollers and Wagons: Due to safety and liability concerns, strollers and wagons are not allowed in the Milk Run.
Results: Results have been posted for the 2023 race at Mtec Results.
Runner Packets: Race number, instructions, maps and tickets will be mailed to all runners by the end of April. Race numbers are NON-TRANSFERABLE.
If you have further questions about the Milk Run, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration for the 2023 Milk Run is closed. If you are interested in receiving future Milk Run notifications, sign up for our Milk Run Email List.
The start and finish lines are in the southeast corner of the fairgrounds near the International Bazaar. All participants must enter the fairgrounds through Gate 10 on Como Avenue and make their way east on Judson Avenue to the start line. Gate 10 will open at 8 a.m. for runners and spectators. You will need your Kickoff to Summer admission ticket to get to the start line. Park for free beginning at 7 a.m. in the State Fair lots south of Como Avenue and across from Gate 10 on the south side of the fairgrounds. A bicycle rack will be available at Gate 10 for those riding a bicycle to the event.