Front PageRacesClubsRetailers

Run Madtown

event info web links training tips manage
May 28, 2017 (Sunday)
Half Marathon, 10 K
Capitol Square
Madison, Wisconsin
Click to go to the web site for the Run Madtown in Madison, Wisconsin

Experience beautiful Madison, WI from a unique 13.1-miles perspective! The Half Marathon - a Memorial Day Weekend tradition - starts and finishes at Capitol Square and takes runners by many of the city's most famous parks, lakes, and landmarks. The event benefits more than 20 area charities and non-profits.

The Veteran's Day Weekend Full Marathon and another challenging Half Marathon take place in November.

Event Start Location
Capitol Square, downtown Madison, WI

Course Description
A fun-but-challenging half marathon. Course starts and finishes on Capitol Square, up to Maple Bluff (where the Governor's Mansion is situated), through the historic William Street Area, and partially around the picturesque Lake Monona.

All finishers receive a medal.

1st thru 5th Male and Female Madison Marathon Special Award
Masters Class (40+) Top 5 Male & Female Finishers Madison Marathon Masters Award

In the past several years, race day has been either quite warm or damp and chilly.

Plenty of space in the downtown parking ramps.

Scroll down for Event Results, News, Videos, Reviews, and more. If you can't find what you're looking for, please visit the event's web site

Do you have a video to add to this event?
add a video


Marathon Race Day Tips

Once you have put in your mileage and properly trained, hopefully you will be ready to turn in that PR on race day (or be a first time finisher). Here are some tips that should help you on race day.
continue reading ...
more Running tips
Plantar Fasciitis

Experienced as heel pain when you take your first steps after getting out of bed or after sitting for a long period of time, plantar fasciitis is a running injury most frequently caused by an abnormal motion of the foot or too-tight calf muscles.
continue reading ...
more Running injury tips
How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race

We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
continue reading ...
more Running nutrition tips
Did you compete in this event?
write a review
Still using GU, PowerGel or Clif SHOT?
See why athletes are making the switch to e-Gel, the only Electrolyte Energy Gel. Get 230 mg Sodium, 85 mg Potassium and more complex carbs than any other gel.
more info

Year: 2007     Participation


663 men competed in the 2007 Run Madtown 663 (64.2%)
    Total finishers: 1,032


369 women competed in the 2007 Run Madtown 369 (35.8%)
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Ricky Reusser   Marathon Men 2:29:30 5:42  10.52 mph 
 Linsey Smith   Marathon Women 2:58:30 6:49  8.81 mph 
 Paul Frank   Marathon Masters Men 2:51:54 6:34  9.14 mph 
 Patricia Langum   Marathon  Masters Women  3:31:04 8:03  7.45 mph 
Complete 2007 Results (All Races)
Year: 2006     Participation


499 men competed in the 2006 Run Madtown 499 (64.0%)
    Total finishers: 780


281 women competed in the 2006 Run Madtown 281 (36.0%)
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Joe Kurian   Marathon Men 2:41:47 6:10  9.72 mph 
 Kelley Hess   Marathon Women 3:24:34 7:48  7.68 mph 
 Darrin Pater   Marathon Masters Men 3:00:57 6:54  8.69 mph 
 Laura Craig   Marathon  Masters Women  3:53:46 8:55  6.72 mph 
Complete 2006 Results (All Races)
Year: 2005     Participation


609 men competed in the 2005 Run Madtown 609 (61.3%)
    Total finishers: 994


385 women competed in the 2005 Run Madtown 385 (38.7%)
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Thomas Brunold   Marathon Men 2:31:17 5:46  10.39 mph 
 Becca Ward   Marathon Women 2:52:53 6:36  9.09 mph 
 Barry Schliesmann   Marathon Masters Men 3:01:20 6:55  8.67 mph 
 Jackie Morgan   Marathon  Masters Women  3:08:32 7:12  8.34 mph 
Complete 2005 Results (All Races)
Year: 2004     Participation


600 men competed in the 2004 Run Madtown 600 (64.1%)
    Total finishers: 936


335 women competed in the 2004 Run Madtown 335 (35.8%)
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Justin Henkel   Marathon Men 2:33:59 5:53  10.21 mph 
 Becca Ward   Marathon Women 2:52:07 6:34  9.13 mph 
Complete 2004 Results (All Races)
Do you have results for this event?
submit results
More Events in Wisconsin
 Date   Event  Location  Event / Distances
1/13/18 5K Racing Series Wisconsin
New Richmond
5 K
2/17/18 Forest Frenzy Winter Triathlon Wisconsin
Boulder Junction
5 K
3/17/18 Lucky Leprechaun Wisconsin
7 K
3/24/18 5K Racing Series Wisconsin
New Richmond
5 K
4/14/18 Brew City Half Marathon, 10k and 5k Wisconsin
5 K
10 K
Half Marathon
5/19/18 4th Annual White Deer Triathlon Wisconsin
Boulder Junction
3K paddle, 22K bike, 6K run
8/1/18 Paavo Nurmi Marathon Wisconsin
8/12/18 Musky Fun Run Wisconsin
Boulder Junction
1 K
5 K
10 K
8/25/18 Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race Wisconsin
5 K
9/8/18 Run For The Fallen 2018 Wisconsin
1 Mile
5 K
10 K
9/23/18 Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Miron Construction Wisconsin
5 K
Half Marathon
Clubs and Groups
 Looking for a club or team to help keep you motivated?
 Club or Team Name   City  State   More Info 
 Elvehjem Neighborhood "Wooden Steps" Running Club  Madison WI club info
 Madison Eastside Sharks  Madison WI club info
 South Madison Panthers Track Club  madison WI club info
 South Madison Panthers Track Club  Madison WI club info
 Wisconsin Track Club  Madison WI club info
This is a partial list of the 30 Running clubs and teams in Wisconsin and approximately 10,000 clubs in the U.S. To find a club or team in your area click here.

: If you belong to a team or club that is not list on Race360 we will be happy to list it for free. Refer to our Club Services page.

Retailers (near this event)
 If you need last minute shoes, clothing, energy gel, etc., try one of these local running stores:
 Store City  State   Distance   More Info 
 Movin Shoes  Madison WI 3.4 Miles store info
 Fleet Feet Madison  Madison WI 6.2 Miles store info
 Catalyst  Madison WI 8.1 Miles store info
NOTE: If you own a retail store that should be on this list, please use our dealer application for more information on becoming a Race360 partner.
 Bold indicates Authorized Crank Sports Dealers

Race360 Search powered by Google


Copyright 2017 Crank Sports, Inc. All Rights Reserved


help contact log in crank sports