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Greetings: On behalf of the City of Kenosha, I welcome you to our community for the Wisconsin Marathon and invite you to explore Kenosha during your visit. We have much to offer in recreation, the arts, commerce, education and more. Located along the shores of Lake Michigan, the City of Kenosha is right in the middle of opportunity, offering small town charm and Yet it is close Whether thisa lakefront is your lifestyle. first welcome or a to big welcome city assets in back...whether Milwaukee and Chicago – both less for you’re here than anthe hourrace away. or looking for a new place to call

Whether this is your first time visiting the Village or you frequently participate in races and other community activities, we want to extend a welcome. We know you will find a warm and hospitable reception in our community which has some very special amenities. From the moment you arrive, you’ll find a quality, outdoor shopping experience at Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets. Just down the road, nestled inside of a 930-acre park with inviting nature trails, a spring-fed lake and sandy beach, you’ll encounter RecPlex. RecPlex is a world-class fitness, sport and lifestyle center. Whether this is your first welcome or a welcome back...whether you’re here for the race or looking for a new place to call home...you’ll find a warm and welcoming feeling in our community with some very special amenities. From the first moment you arrive, you’ll find a top notch, outdoor shopping experience at Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets. Just down the road, nestled inside of a 930-acre park with inviting nature trails, a spring-fed lake and sandy beach, you’ll encounter RecPlex. RecPlex is a worldclass fitness, sport and lifestyle center.

fine art and custom crafts from local, regional and national artists. Nature lovers will revel in the calming beauty of the Chiwaukee Prairie and the shores of Lake Michigan. Chiwaukee Prairie is a National Natural Landmark along the shores of Lake Michigan and is home to more than 400 native plant species and other wildlife. While here, many visitors also satisfy their sweet tooth with a tour and treats at the Pleasant Prairie Jelly Belly Center.

Each year, thousands of visitors venture to RecPlex and Prairie Springs Park for the nationally known Pleasant Prairie Triathlon and other competitive multisport, swimming, hockey and figure skating events, or to simply make a day of indoor swimming, ice skating and fieldhouse play. During warmer weather, guests here enjoy wind surfing, boating and playing on our sandy beach.

Pleasant Prairie is a growing community that strives to balance new growth with a special respect for the past and the natural gifts that define the area. All of us here in the Village invite you for a visit to experience Pleasant Prairie living for yourself and to learn why Pleasant Prairie is a great place to live, work and play. You can learn more about us online at the websites listed below.

Fine art lovers will want to venture to the Prairie Ridge shopping area and Seebeck Gallery. Seebeck offers guests a diverse collection of

Welcome! We wish you the best during your participation in the 2017 Wisconsin Marathon.

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The Post Race Party will be in Celebration Park. You can redeem your food and beer ticket under the big tent to get a brat and beer. You must be 21 to redeem your beer ticket and may need to show ID if you look under 21. Please form lines as signs indicate.

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Aid stations for the marathon and half marathon will be stocked with water and Gatorade. The aid station for the 5k will have water only. Clif Shots will also be available at the aid station at mile 19.3.

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Anyone participating in the All Cheese Corral must be in the corral by 6:45am and must be wearing something “cheesy.”

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Aid stations will be located at the following approximate miles: 1.5, 2.5, 4.7, 6.2, 8.0, 10.0, 12.0, 14.2, 16, 17.5, 19.3, 20.8, 22.5, 24, 25.5.

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Authentique’ 625 57th Street Celebrate your run with Champagne while you shop at Authentique. $10 off any purchase of $50 or more with this coupon.

Kenosha Yacht Club 5130 4th Avenue (Simmons Island) Relax at our harborside tables with your BOGO beverage of choice. Noon – 3pm.

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Avenue 20% off gift shop purchase (excludes media and consignments).

Lou Perrine's Gas and Grocery 5145 Sheridan Road Bring your race number in and receive a FREE bottle of Lou's Spring Water.

Dinosaur Discovery Museum 5608 10th Avenue 20% off gift shop purchase (excludes media and consignments).

Modern Woodmen of America Fraternal Financial | 512 57th Street Get a free financial review or free life insurance analysis. Call (262) 945-0058 for more information.

Elsie Mae's Bakery & Cannery 5819 6th Avenue One Elsie Mae’s mini pie for $2.62. Valid for Marathon participants only.

Myrtle Mae’s Sugar Emporium 5819 6th Avenue - One Myrtle Mae’s chocolate cup, single scoop of ice cream, or small bag of bulk candy for $2.62. Valid for Marathon participants only.

Franks Diner 508 58th Street 20% off your meal when you show us your running number. Franks Diner… Wisconsin’s most iconic diner!

PUBLIC Craft Brewing Co. 716 58th Street Beer for $1 with your race badge.

Jockey Factory Store 5500 6th Avenue 20% off entire purchase this weekend only! Excludes RealFit bra by Jockey.

Sandy's Popper 5503 6th Avenue 20% off all regular price ice cream and popcorn items.

Kaiser’s Pizza & Pub 510 57th Street Stop in with your marathon number and receive a free shirt with any pizza order (while supplies last).

Something Different 5716 6th Avenue A sports fan’s fantasyland! Show your race badge for 20% off your purchase.

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Avenue 20% off gift shop purchase (excludes media and consignments).

Southport Lighthouse 5117 4th Avenue Half Off Lighthouse Climbs for Marathon Participants. Open 10am to 4pm on race day (May 5, 2018).

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Celebrating 10 Years! 2009

Our first year! The winning time for the men’s marathon still stands as our course record, 2:29:34.

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2010

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Course updates and first year of the 2 Mile Walk.

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2013

First year of gender specific teeshirts.

5k distance debut. Women’s half marathon record set at 1:19:01.

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2015

The blue cheese year! Finishers jammed with The Bluz Brothers at Post-Race Party.

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Karrie Hamstra-Wright becomes the first woman to break 3:00 on our marathon course. Her 2:57:57 is still our course record.

2017

Course updates made for all distances.

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First year of separate colored shirts.

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The year of the wind. Men’s half marathon record set at 1:11:12.

2018

What memory will you make?


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2018 Wisconsin Marathon Program  
2018 Wisconsin Marathon Program