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Empowered Half-Marathon & 5k

The 2021 Empowered Half-Marathon and 5k Will Take Place on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

All proceeds benefit Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, at 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization based in River Falls.  For more than 42 years, Turningpoint has provided support and resources to achieve freedom from domestic and sexual violence.  The organization serves individuals and families throughout Pierce and St. Croix Counties of Wisconsin.  Click here to register.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Yes, please click "Is there a route map" for a downloadable route map.

  2. Can I walk the half-marathon/5k?

    Yes, you can! The course will close at 12:00, which means you will need to be able to maintain about a 20 minute-mile.

  3. Are men/boys allowed to run in this race?

    Yes, we welcome participation from men and boys in this event!

  4. Can I run with my dog?

    Unfortunately, no. For safety and liability reasons, we are unable to allow pets on the race route.

  5. Can I run with a stroller?

    Unfortunately, for safety and liability reasons, we are unable to allow strollers along the race route.

  6. Are there medals?

    Yes! Every finisher is amazing! Every finisher will receive a finisher medallion.

Thank you for your participation!


If you would like to become a 2021 Empowered  Half-Marathon and 5k event sponsor, please contact Amy Berg at or 715-629-1671.