Festival Foods Grandad Half Marathon

May 9TH, 2020

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 the Mississippi River Valley. The race begins at the La Crosse Speedway, where participants will complete a “fast lap” and continue on towards the iconic Riverside Park.

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up will ONLY take place at the La Crosse Center South Hall on May 8th from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm


The Festival Foods Grandad Half Marathon will start at 7:00AM sharp at the La Crosse Speedway Race Track.

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 4:50AM and leave when filled – at approximately 5:15, 5:30 and 5:45 (times may vary as busses will fill at different rates).  The last bus will leave no later than 6:00AM.  The shuttle trip will take approximately 25 minutes. Please incorporate this into your race morning plans.


October 1st - November 30th: $60.00
December 1st - January 31st: $75.00
February 1st - March 31st: $90.00
April 1st - April 30th: $95.00
May 1st - May 8th: $105.00 (If registering after April 30th, we cannot guarantee a shirt will be available)


2020 Course map