Half Marathon


Dare to challenge yourself with the first annual Running the Rapids Half Marathon.

Wind your way through this certified course that runs through scenic roadways and paths of Cohasset and Grand Rapids. The loop will take you down a beautiful running trail around Horseshoe Lake, as well as by the entrance to our famous Forest History Center. See our full course map below!

Bring some running shoes and a positive attitude to this race, and we will make sure to cheer you all the way to the finish.  We invite you to join us for our first annual half marathon; we look forward to seeing you there!

All half-marathon participants will receive an official dry-fit athletic shirt, medal, swag bag and free beverage voucher for a beer in a Grand Rapids restaurant (details to come).  To be guaranteed a shirt and swag bag, you must be registered by Sunday, August 5th, 2018.

Click here for packet pick up, parking and other race day details. 

Half Marathon Details

  • Saturday August 25th, 2018
  • Check-in: 6 a.m.  | Start time: 7 a.m.
  • Race Start and Finish: Portage Park, 25570 Katherine Ave, Cohasset, MN 55721
  • Headphones are permitted to be worn by participants
  • Strollers will not be permitted on the race course

Half Marathon Registration Fees

  • $65 March 16-Aug 1, 2018
  • $75 Aug 1 – Aug 25, 2018


TIME REQUIREMENT POLICY: The policy requires participants to maintain a sixteen-minute-per-mile pace (finish in 03:22:50). If a participant exceeds this time limit, they may be required to leave the race course.

Course Map

Course Elevation Map