• Securian (map)
  • 400 Robert Street North
  • Saint Paul, MN, 55101
  • United States

It will be perfect weather … for the 34th annual Securian Winter Run! Embrace the frozen tundra we call home, while enjoying the charm of St. Paul and magnificent Mississippi.

Choose your challenge

Half marathon, 10K or 5K. All courses are USATF certified. Plus, the half-marathon is an official Wave 1 qualifier for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and has been selected for the MDRA Grand Prix Series.

Securian Financial Group embraces what Winter Carnival is all about – enjoying Saint Paul’s great outdoors, all year long. The Securian Winter Run features three races: the Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, each starting at Securian Center on the corner of Sixth and Jackson Streets. The starting gun for the Half Marathon will go off at 9 a.m., while the 5K and 10K races will begin just minutes later

All proceeds from this event benefit Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation, proud producer of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival and Cinco de Mayo West Side Saint Paul.

It will be perfect weather … for the 33rd annual Securian Winter Run! Embrace the frozen tundra we call home, while enjoying the charm of St. Paul and magnificent Mississippi.

Choose your challenge

Half marathon, 10K or 5K. All courses are USATF certified. Plus, the half-marathon is an official Wave 1 qualifier for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and has been selected for the MDRA Grand Prix Series.

Water stops with portapotties will be located underneath the High Bridge (Shepard Road and Smith Avenue) and the 35E bridge at Shepard Road (approximately miles 3, 5, 8, 11)

Start times

9 a.m. – Half marathon
9:15 a.m. – 10K
9:25 a.m. – 5K

Warm up to cool swag

Both runners and spectators can keep toasty warm inside Securian Center before, during and after the event.

In addition, every runner will get:

  • Long-sleeve running shirt

  • Collector mug

  • Virtual goodie bag

  • St. Paul Winter Carnival button and coupon book

Awards and age categories

Gift certificates for $10 off merchandise at Run N Fun running stores will be mailed to the top male and female finishers in the following age groups.

  • 16-19

  • 20-29

  • 30-39

  • 40-49

  • 50-59

  • 60-69

  • 70+

Three reasons to sign up today

Egotism: Bragging rights for a polar contest lesser racers can only shudder at
Altruism: All proceeds benefit Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation
Athleticism: The half marathon is a Wave 1 qualifier for the 2017 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon