Volunteers Still Needed for Mankato Marathon Weekend

    October 5th, 2022

    Mankato, Minn.  — Organizers of the 13th annual Mankato Marathon presented by Mayo Clinic Health System are still in need of volunteers to help support this year’s event that will be held next week on October 14-15. Volunteers are crucial to the success of the event that brings residents and visitors to the Mankato area. Event organizers from Visit Mankato are looking for volunteers to hand out water to runners, hand out medals at the finish line as well as course marshals to direct runners along the route.

    Volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt and snacks from MTU, The Power Systems Business Unit of Rolls-Royce, the official volunteer sponsor of the Mankato Marathon.

    Those interested in learning more or want to sign up can go to mankatomarathon.com/volunteer, email marathon@visitmankatomn.com or contact 507-385-6640 to speak with event organizers.

    About The 2022 Mankato Marathon:

    On October 14-15, Visit Mankato will host the 13th annual Mankato Marathon. This accredited race is a qualifying event for the prestigious Boston Marathon. The event has continually grown to have significant economic impact in the community and already has incredible local sponsorship, with Mayo Clinic Health System leading a long list of area businesses. There are many ways to get involved as a business, runner, volunteer, or spectator. For more information on the 2022 Mankato Marathon visit mankatomarathon.com or call 507-385-6660.

    About Visit Mankato:

    Visit Mankato, the local convention and visitor’s bureau, is a business unit of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) which also includes the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization, Greater Mankato Growth, the downtown development organization, City Center Partnership and GreenSeam, which utilizes agriculture to build on the region’s extensive agribusiness assets to develop the ag economy.