Polar Dash

Friday, Jan 1, 2021 at 8:30am

Harriet Island Park
200 Dr. Justus Ohage Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55107

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Welcome to the 14th annual Polar Dash!  5K, 10K and Half Marathon, Yeti & Everest Challenges & 2020M.

Compete in one of our two CHALLENGES! Yeti Challenge (2K, 5K & 10K) -OR- Mt. Everest Challenge (2K, 5K & Half Marathon).

Complete the challenge and earn 4 medals (3 distances & 1 challenge medal)!

All adult registrations get a performance fleece or jacket, medal, and post-race hot chocolate! Register a youth and they get a Polar Dash hat!

Events Schedule:

Half Marathon - 8:30 AM

10K - 9:00 AM

5K (timed)- 10:30 AM  5K( untimed) - 10:40 AM

Course Information:

Half Marathon - The course starts next to the Harriet Island pavilion and heads downriver on the Harriet Island Road, crossing under Wabasha bridge, turning right onto Levee Rd., then right on Fillmore crossing over Wabasha St. continuing on to Water Street. From Water Street the course goes left onto Plato for two blocks, turns around on Plato and then left on to Water/Lilydale, taking an out-and-back on the boat ramp across from Pickerel Lake then out to the Pool & Yacht returning back on Lilydale to Plato. It takes a right on Plato and then a left onto Water Street, joining the 10K course where it goes out turns around for a second loop out on Lilydale turning around before the Pool & Yacht club to finish near the Pavilion on Dr. Justus Ohage Street

Course Map

10K - The course starts at the Harriet Island Pavilion and heads down the river on Harriet Island Road, crossing under the Wabasha bridge, turning right onto Levee Road. Runners take a right on Fillmore crossing over Wabasha Street and continuing on Water Street. From Water Street, the course goes right onto Plato and left on to Water/Lilydale. Runners will stay on Water/Lilydale for the remainder of the race, turning around near the Pool & Yacht Club. Runners will finish near the Harriet Island Pavilion on Dr. Justus Ohage Street

Course Map

5K - The course starts at the Harriet Island Pavilion and heads down the river on Harriet Island Road, crossing under the Wabasha bridge, turning right onto Levee Road.  Runners take a right on Fillmore crossing over Wabasha Street and continuing on Water Street.  From Water Street, the course goes right onto Plato and left on to Water/Lilydale. Runners travel about 1 mile on Water/Lilydale and then back on the path adjacent to Lilydale, finishing near the Harriet Island Pavilion on Dr. Justus Ohage Street.

Course Map

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