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

January 30th, 2016 9:00AM

Baby, it's cold outside.  Perfect weather ... for the 31st Annual Securian Winter Run on January 30, 2016! Embrace the frozen tundra that we call home, while enjoying the charm of St. Paul and the magnificent Mississippi.  Both runners and spectators can keep toasty warm inside Securian's 400 building before, during and after the event. In addition, every runner will get cool Winter Run gear!

All proceeds benefit Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation, producer of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival.
We invite runners and spectators to keep warm inside the Securian 400 building before, during and after the event.


Packet Pick up and Registration will be at the St. Paul Run N Fun, race week, Saturday, January 23rd thru Friday, January 29th during store hours.

Here is a great deal from Run N Fun if you pickup your packet or register at the store January 23rd-29th.

Spend $100 at retail pricing and receive a $25 gift certificate which may be applied to the
$100 purchase or saved for another day of fun shopping.

Run N Fun St Paul - only
868 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN 55102
(651) 290-2747
Sun: 12 pm-4 pm
Mon-Thurs: 10 am-8 pm
Fri: 10 am-6 pm

Race Day Packet Pickup and Registration: 7:45am -8:45am in the plaza of Securian Center 401 building (on the corner of 6th and Robert streets).

Race Start Times:

Half Marathon: 9:00AM

10K: 9:05AM

5K: 9:10AM

Securian is located at the intersection of Sixth and Robert streets in St. Paul. Race Day you may register online or onsite in the 401 Building atrium on street level. Ramp and meter parking facilities are located in and around Securian. Meters are enforced on Saturdays.


5K,10K and Half Marathon

All courses will wind through downtown St. Paul before heading out onto Shepard Road for the turnaround points.

Shepard Road will be closed for runners until 11:30 a.m. After that runners are ask to get on the sidewalk for safety.

Walkers are not permitted in the Half Marathon but are encouraged to take part in the 10K or 5K event.

All courses are USATF certified.
The Securian Winter Run Half Marathon is an official Wave 1 qualifier for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.
The Securian Winter Run Half Marathon has been selected for the MDRA Grand Prix Series. 

Photos will be available through your results link on the Securian Winter Run web page.


Water will be available in the plaza of Securian Center 400 building.
Water stops 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).

Medical units will be available at the start/finish line and at the halfway point of the Half Marathon.


Runners may shower at no charge after the race at the Skyway YMCA, located through the skyway and across the street from Securian (photo ID required).


Temperature guidelines:
0 to -15 degrees (w/o wind chill): Cut Half Marathon in half. 5K and 10K will remain as is.

-15 degrees or colder, and/or severe wind chill: CANCEL RACES - no refunds

In case of extreme weather conditions, the race may be shortened or cancelled. An accurately measured quarter marathon course may be used as a short-course option for the Half Marathon. 
In the event the race is shortened or cancelled, all entry fees are nonrefundable. 

Check the Securian Winter Run web site for any last minute changes due to weather.

Race cancellation and weather policy:
Events may be delayed, shortened or in rare circumstances cancelled, due to inclement weather.  This includes lightning, wind, heat, snow, or the threat of imminent severe weather that may harm or injure participants, staff, set up crew and bystanders. Event time frame includes setup, race and teardown. All possible attempts will be made to contact those involved by email, website and social media.  No refunds or transfers allowed.