The Stillwater Half Marathon is May 24, 2025

Race Description

Date: May 24, 2025
Start Time: 7:00 a.m.
Distances: Half, 10K, 5K
Course Maps HERE

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This is a unique half marathon course taking participants along the beautiful and fully-paved Gateway Trail…

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Running through Washington County, Minnesota and through the historic streets of Stillwater, all distances share a common finish at Pioneer Park high on the bluffs above downtown. Runners and spectators have a panoramic view of the St. Croix river valley perfect for pictures and relaxing after the race.

All the great stuff runners receive...

Runners Receive:

    • A great race experience with a choice of three distances, all on USA Track & Field (USATF) certified and sanctioned courses
    • Gender-specific, premium quality cotton blend shirt NOTE: Will Call and In-person registrants receive their race shirts after the event at packet pick-up (if your size is available) or in the mail following the event.
    • Collectible medals to all finishers – each year Run Stillwater medals fit together as a set to commemorate your season
    • Personalized race bibs up to 10 characters (Deadlines apply. See Race Pricing Schedule for details)
    • Timing by Mtec Results (Half, 10K, 5K) – a leader in race timing technologies and based in the Twin Cities
    • Participant tracking using the Mtec Results app. Track and easily share participant performance, see current and projected runner locations, view chip and gun times, get real-time results including overall and division place, and more
    • Bag drop at each start location with bags provided at the starts (clear, 15″ x 18″ with drawstring)
    • Pacers for half marathon runners
    • Staffed water stations to serve and cheer you on with water and Gatorade available (Most race-day support staff is provided as part of Run Stillwater’s Volunteer for Donation program. Learn more HERE.)
    • Restroom facilities at each start and at approximately two-mile intervals along the courses
    • Finish line recovery food and beverages – fruit, protein bars, salty snacks, Gatorade and bottled water
    • Selfie clock at the finish showing your name and time
    • Video finish accessible along with results at
    • Free photos available to download on Mtec Results and the Run Stillwater Facebook page
    • Shower facilities available at River Valley Athletic Club after the race for all registered runners – show your bib and bring your own towel
    • Keepsake age group awards – personalized with name, date, time, distance and division – for top three finishers in each age group (based on 10-year increments) are mailed to winners after the event
    • A Buy-One/Get-One at Lift Bridge Brewing for a cold beer or beverage! Redeemable at Lift Bridge Brewing Company tap rooms in Stillwater and New Richmond

    … and more

Packet Pickup & In-person Registration

Packet Pick-up & In-person Registration

Friday, May 24, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Race day (May 25), beginning at 5:20 a.m.

Location: Water Street Inn; 101 Water Street, Stillwater, MN 55082


  • Runners registered by Wed. May 22 will be sent an email Thursday, May 23 with your bib number information. Remember this number. You will need it to pick up your packet.
  • Runners registering as Will Call or in-person may pick up their race shirt after the race. Staff will be at the Water Street Inn until approximately 10:30 a.m. race day.
Parking Information...

Parking for Packet Pick-up and Race Day

The city of Stillwater is now using Passport Parking technology in most downtown parking areas. Kiosks are available to pay for parking or use the Passport Parking mobile app to make parking fast and easy. Parking is free until 10:00 a.m. in most downtown paid parking areas. Check before you leave your vehicle. See the map for locations and check the city’s parking information for details about days and hours when fees are required.

Directions, recommended parking information and shuttle locations are shown in the downtown map available on the webpage.

Race Day Information...

Race Day Information

Runners are sent an email Thursday before the race with your assigned bib number and other race information. Bib numbers can also be looked up at packet pickup. In the meantime, please see the Race Info page for answers to the most frequently asked questions.

On race day, runners take a shuttle marked with your distance to the start locations. Buses are marked for each distance. Check to confirm the correct start location before you board. The last shuttles to the starts leave downtown Stillwater at 6:30 SHARP to be sure all athletes are ready for the 7:00 a.m. start.

Looking for more info, like changing your distance, bag drop, pacers, “Am I registered”? Find it on the Race Info page.

Downtown Stillwater Map

Where to go…
Here’s a downtown Stillwater map showing you the race day “where’s?”
Where to park? See the map
Where’s packet pick-up? We show you here
Where’s the bus? It’s marked (Buses are labeled for each distance. Please check before boarding.)
Where’s the finish? It’s shown too

More info is on the Race Info page.

Thank you to our
2024 Title Sponsor:

Countdown to Race Day:

Find 2024
Results Here!

Medals &
Gender-specific Shirts

Find Sizing Here: Women  Men
Course certification numbers:
Half – MN14016RR
10K – MN17007RR
5K – MN14015RR
Pacing Provided by
Midwest Pacers