Hand Cyclist Half Marathon

Saturday, August 25, 2018 6:55 am


The Half Marathon starts and finishes at Soldiers Memorial Field in downtown Rochester and finishes just west of Soldiers Field. The race will begin at 6:55 a.m. 

Course Map

Half marathon course MAP


Registration is required. Register online HERE.


What Do I Get?



All half marathon participants will receive a high-quality technical t-shirt and a custom medal. Free recovery food and drink will also be available to all participants. Event registration is limited to 80.  Sign-up early to guarantee your spot.


Packet Pick-Up 

Packet pickup and late registration for all races will be at SCHEELS Sporting Goods, 1220 12th St. SW (Apache Mall); Rochester, MN

  • Thursday August 23rd from 3:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Friday, August 24th from 3:00pm to 8:00pm
  • And Saturday morning, August 25 from 5:30am -6:45am (packet pick up only) near the start line at Soldiers Memorial Field

There will be no late registration on the day of the event (Saturday August 25)


Start Line

Start Line:  The start line will be at Soldiers Memorial Field.


On the Course

There are 7 aid stations on the course serving up water and Gatorade.  These are located at miles 2, 3.25, 5, 6.8, 8.5, 10 and 11.8.  Port-a-johns are located at the Start and Finish and adjacent to every aid station. Medical support is available along the course and at the finish line.



Overall winners and age group winners receive special recognition at an awards ceremony at Soldiers Memorial Field immediately following the event. Awards will not be mailed out. You must pick up your award in person or have someone pick it up for you.


Overall awards are determined by clock time. Age group awards are determined by chip time. Awards are also presented to the top 3 male and female overall winners and the top 2 in all age groups. No duplicate awards. Age groups are as follows:

  • 19 and under
  • 20 – 29
  • 30 – 39
  • 40 – 49
  • 50 – 59
  • 60 – 69
  • 70 and up


Hand Cycle Event Coordinator

Katie Massen





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