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Spotlight on the Madison Mini Marathon and 5K

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Madison Mini Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review find and write race reviews!”

Excited is a understatement to describe how I’m feeling about the Madison Mini Marathon on August 22, 2020!!!! It’s always fun to experience new races but it is even more exciting when these races take you to places you have never been before! I have never been to the great state of Wisconsin my fastest best running friend is from there so of course this race had to be on my running bucket list!!!

This race offers all of the top notch amenities:  
– a scenic course featuring some of Madison’s most iconic landmarks
– access to Best 14th Mile Post-Race Party on Memorial Union Terrace Overlooking the Lake
– complimentary Post-Race Beer (21+)
– Real-Time Athlete Tracking App
– collectible bottle opener-finisher medal (half marathon finishers)
– awesome blingtastic medal (5K finishers)
– commemorative super soft tri-blend race shirt
– motivation from energetic Cheer Challenge stations along the half marathon course

The 12th Annual Madison Mini Half Marathon, 5K and Kids’ Run benefits Girls on the Run of South Central Wisconsin. Girls on the Run is a positive youth development program that is activity based. It is designed to enhance girls’ social, psychological and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences. Their mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. 

In South Central Wisconsin Girls on the Run has served over 14,000 girls since their inaugural team of 13 girls in 2005. In 2019, 1,800 girls were served and awarded over $49,000 in scholarship funds to 400 families with financial need. No girl was turned away for an inability to pay.

 You can learn more about this partnership between the Madison Mini Marathon and Girls on the Run of South Central Wisconsin and how you can help by donating or fundraising by following visiting theirs website.

I am also excited that I will be earning the Illini-Badger Challenge Medal by running the Illinois half marathon in April and the Madison Mini Marathon in August. Ya’ll know how much I love a challenge and more specifically a challenge medal!!!

Join me at the Madison Mini Marathon!!! Running is always so better with a running buddy! Use Code Bibrave10 for 10% off the cost of registration!!

Follow the Madison Mini Marathon’s social media accounts for race updates:
Twitter: @MadisonMini

Follow my social media accounts to keep up on my training and to learn more about my plan for my 2020 race schedule!
Twitter: @lish_loves_life

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