Join us for the annual Wild Hog Run. This year's event includes a marathon, half marathon, half marathon relay, 10K, 5K, and a 1K Kids Fun Run. The half marathon route will take you into Minnesota and back again. All of the races start and finish at the Choice Health & Fitness Center. The race courses travel through some of the most scenic and historic sites of Grand Forks, ND and East Grand Forks, MN.
This flat course will take you through some of the most scenic and historic sites of Grand Forks, ND and East Grand Forks, MN. It begins in the south end of Grand Forks and takes you north through the beautiful residential area along Belmont Road to Lincoln Park Drive. After a short run through Lincoln Park, you’ll head north again to cross over the river on the Point Bridge into Minnesota and over the Murray Bridge to downtown East Grand Forks. From there, you’ll take the Sorlie Bridge back into North Dakota, and the Grand Forks downtown area. Finally, you’ll head south on tree lined residential streets all the way back to the Wild Hog and the finish line.
Those running in the half marathon, 10K and 5K will a receive high-quality shirt and SWAG bag full of great gifts from our sponsors, as well as a medal and a unique Wild Hog mug. Special awards and cash prizes will go to the top performers.
Children participating in the Family Fun Run will receive special mementosto help make it a memorable event for all. As you can imagine, there will be lots of food, fun and music before, during and after the races as well as opportunities for kids of all ages to go hog wild. Be sure to plan on returning later in the evening for some fun festivities to celebrate your achievements.
Race cancellation and weather policy:
Events may be delayed, shortened or in rare circumstances cancelled, in the event of inclement weather including lightning, wind, heat, snow, or the threat of imminent severe weather which may harm or injure participants, staff, set up crew and bystanders. Event time frame includes setup, race and tear down. All possible attempts will be made to contact those involved by email, website and social media. No refunds or transfers allowed.