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BurliMOT 2024

Saturday, October 5th    8:30 am
The Scheels BurliMOT Half Marathon is a unique running event that showcases the beautiful communities of Burlington and Minot, ND by way of a scenic 13.1 mile course that follows the Souris Valley along dedicated running/biking paths. The race ends in downtown Minot.
All runners registered for the half marathon, half marathon relay, or 5K by September 20th will receive a custom BurliMOT shirt.
Medals will be also be provided for all half marathon, half marathon relay, and 5K finishers.
Half Marathon – Starts in Burlington on Saturday, October 5th at 8:30am. Shuttles will be available from downtown to get you to the start line. Parking near the race start is located on the north side of the Sports Complex; please follow Colton Ave to Davis St North, then turn right onto Valley Ave. The race ends downtown Minot.
Half Marathon Relay – This race starts at the same time as the Half Marathon and follows the same course. Relay runners can exchange wherever they want along the course. The first leg can run 11 miles and the second can run 2.1, if they choose. The second leg will just need to be waiting on the course wherever the team decides and hop on when the first leg gets to that point. You may also add additional runners (up to 4 total) and each can run their own portion of the half marathon relay, exchanging wherever your team decides. The cost of the Half Marathon Relay covers two participants, but additional shirts and medals will be available for purchase for those additional runners. There is no shuttle to the half way point so although those running the 1st leg can hop on the shuttle to get to the start of their leg in Burlington, the 2nd leg is responsible for getting themselves to the start of the the 2nd leg. When registering for this race, you have the option to allow the 1st leg person for the relay to continue on to finish the full half marathon, it just needs to be noted in the questions answered during registration so we know to chip them for both the relay and the half marathon.
5K – This race starts at Oak Park located at 1300 4th Ave NW, Minot at 9:00am by the bandshell. The 5K then joins along the half marathon course and finishes with them downtown. Parking is located next to the Oak Park Splash Pad and the Oak Park Village across 4th Ave from the entrance of Oak Park. Please do NOT park in the Main Oak Park parking area.
1 Mile Walk/Run/Roll – This race takes place on Friday, September 8th at the same time and place as packet pickup.
Additional Info:
Packet Pickup: You will be able to pick up your packet Friday October 4th from 4:30-7:00pm at a location TBD as well as the morning of the race near the start line of each event from 7:30-8:30 am.
Bag Drop:
Available at the 5k and half marathon start locations. Your items will be transported to the end for retrieval at the finish.
There will be shuttles available to transport participants to the start of the events. Space is limited on the shuttles so you will need to reserve a spot with your registration. More details on pick up location to come. Buses will be leaving promptly at 7:00am and 7:50am for the half marathon; and 8:30 am for the 5K.
Start Times:
Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relay: 8:30 am October 5th
5K: 9:00 am September 9th.
1 Mile Walk/Run/Roll: 5:30 pm Friday, October 4th
The routes will be thoroughly marked by signage and volunteer direction. The half marathon starts in Burlington, the 5K starts in Oak Park but they join together and both end in downtown Minot.
The route is not locked in yet, pending possible road construction, but will be released closer to the event.
Water Stations:
There 8 water stations along the half marathon route, Powerade will be available at 4 of the stations, energy gels will be available at the 5.5/8.5 mile station.
Restrooms at the Sports Complex will be available at the start at the half marathon and the Oak Park restrooms will be used at the start of the 5K. There will be bathroom’s available at the end as well as porta potties located along the course.
Half Marathon, 5K and Relay: this will be a chip timed event.
1 Mile Walk/Run/Roll – this is not a timed event.
Half Marathon: Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and females as well as to the overall winner of the event. There will also be small prizes awarded to the fastest male and female in the following age categories 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
5K: Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and females. There will also be small prizes awarded to the fastest male and female in the following age categories 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

1 Mile Walk/Run/Roll: There will be not be prizes for this event with the exception of Adaptive runners. There will be awards for the top 3 Adaptive participants.

Post Run Event:
Spectators and participants are all welcome to enjoy our finish line and post run event. Join us for food trucks, an outdoor bar, yard games, music, and fun!
BurliMOT 2024

1 Main Street North, Minot

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