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Madison Area Running Series is a series of run/walk events in Madison, WI and its surrounding areas

List of Events for 2018- The MARS 2018 schedule will undergo changes.

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# Day Date Name LocationFull Points Partial PointsStarting Time
1Mon 01/01/2018 New Years Day Dash Middleton, WI 5 miles 2 miles walk 5mi run/2mi walk at 10:00AM
2Sat 02/10/2018 Valentines 5k Madison, WI 5k  11:00am
3Sat 03/03/2018 Freeze for Food Madison, WI 10k 5k 5k at 12:00PM
10k at 1:00PM
4Sat 03/24/2018 50 Furlong Paoli, WI 5.5 miles this year  11:30AM
5Sat 04/07/2018 Black Earth 10 Quasi Classic Run Black Earth, WI 10 miles 2 miles run/walk 10:00AM
6Sat 04/28/2018 Crazylegs Classic Madison, WI 8k run 2 mile walk 10:00AM 8k run
10:00AM 2 mile walk
7Sat 05/05/2018 Lake Monona Monona, WI 20k 5k 9:00am
8Thu 06/14/2018 * WTC Track Series 3k ** Oregon, WI 3k only  5:30PM Field events
6:00PM Running events
8:40PM estimated for 3k
No 1mile event for this day
9Sat 06/16/2018 * Strawberry Fest ** Sun Prairie, WI 10k 5k 8:00AM for 5k and 10k
9:30AM for kids 50yd and 100yd
10Sat 08/11/2018 Depot to Depot ** Black Earth, WI 5 miles  8:05am
11Sat 09/01/2018 * Cow Chip Classic ** Prairie du Sac, WI 10k Run 5k 8:00am
12Sat 10/06/2018 Indian Lake Trail Run ** Cross Plains, WI TBD TBD 9:00AM
13Sun 10/21/2018 * Fall 15k ** Madison, WI 15k 15k relay 9:00am
14Sun 11/04/2018 Madison Turkey Trot ** Madison, WI 5 miles 5k Kids 1/4 mile 9:30AM
5k at 10:00AM
5 miles at 11:00AM
*Indicates race date is approximate
**Indicates race information has not been completely verified

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Race Number4
Name50 Furlong
NoticeWe have confirmed that it is looking like 5.5 miles again as a result of course limitations. The course was normally 6.25 miles (50 Furlong) in the past.
Info VerifiedAll information shown has been verified,
unless noted otherwise
Distances5.5 miles this year
Distance Full Points5.5 miles this year
Location LandmarkPaoli Bar and Grill
Location6893 Paoli Rd
Belleville, WI 53508
Really located in:
Paoli, WI
Day Registration Time10:30AM
Early Registration Web LinkDay of race registration only starting at 10:30AM. No advance registration. Cost is $10. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Belleville Food Pantry.
Start Time11:30AM
DirectorMelanie Barwise
Director Email
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