Festival Foods Grandad Half Marathon

May 4TH, 2019

Enjoy the fabulous scenery and must-see landmarks of the Coulee Region! This celebration gives area residents and visitors from across the country an opportunity to enjoy active, aerobic outdoor events amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of Grandad Bluff and the Mississippi River Valley. 

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up will ONLY take place at the Dahl Family YMCA (Downtown La Crosse) from 12pm-8pm on Friday, May 3rd.


The Festival Foods Grandad Half Marathon will start at 8:00AM sharp on the historic Grandad Bluff overlook.

Shuttle Busses

Shuttle busses to the starting line will be available on the corner of 2nd and Jay Street (outside of the La Crosse Center).  Busses will start running at 5:50AM and leave when filled – at approximately 6:15, 6:30 and 6:45 (times may vary as busses will fill at different rates).  The last bus will leave no later than 7:00AM.  The shuttle trip will take approximately 15 minutes. Please incorporate this into your race morning plans.


May 12th - May 20th: $50.00
May 21st - January 1st: $60.00
January 2nd - February 28th: $70.00
March 1st - April 30th: $80.00
May 1st - May 4th: $90.00


2019 Course map