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Empowered Women's
Half-Marathon & 5k

Honor and support women victims and survivors of violence by joining us for Turningpoint's second Empowered Women's Half-Marathon and 5k on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Click here to register for the Empowered Women's Half-Marathon or 5k.

 

Packet pickup and last-minute registration is available at Weitkamp Park on Friday, September 27 from 12:00 PM - 7:30 PM.

 

Participants will convene at Weitkamp Park in Hudson bright and early on Saturday morning.

 

Runners will enjoy fall colors and rural views throughout the scenic 13.1 mile route from Hudson through rural Troy Township. The course is primarily flat with a few gentle rolling hills through the countryside.

 

After crossing the finish line, you will be invited to celebrate your achievements with treats while enjoying the awards ceremony and entertainment.

 

Family and friends are welcome to attend the celebration and to join us along the race route.

 

All proceeds benefit Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, at 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization based in River Falls.  For 40 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.  

Frequently Asked Questions

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

    ABSOLUTELY! Please be mindful that we need to close the course by noon, so you will need to maintain approximately a 20-minute mile to complete the half-marathon in that time.

  2. Can I run with my dog?

    We love pets, too; but for the safety of all participants, dogs are not allowed on the course.

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

    Yes, we welcome participation from men and boys! However we will only be providing awards to the top female finishers, and the race shirts are cut for women.

  4. Can I run with a stroller?

    Due to some of the narrow paths along the course, we cannot allow strollers.

  5. Are there medals?

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

  6. What are the prizes for the top finishers?

    The top female finisher in each age category will receive a $20 gift card to Second Chances Thrift Store.

  7. What are the award categories?

    There will be first-place awards for the fastest female competitors in each of the following categories:

    Half-Marathon
    19 and under
    20-29
    30-39
    40-49
    50-59
    60 and over

    5k
    14 and under
    15-19
    20-29
    30-39
    40-49
    50-59
    60-69
    70 and over

Thank you for your participation!

Sponsors

Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence is grateful for the support of our sponsors: