September 11, 2021


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2021 will mark the 25th running of the Dick Beardsley Half Marathon. There will be a plentitude of races that the entire family can enjoy – including the Youth Run, 5K Walk/Run, 10K, Half Marathon and the brand new 25K run to celebrate 25 years of running. It’s all coming to Detroit Lakes, MN on September 11th!

Click here to view our COVID-19 Preparedness Plan / Health & Safety FAQ

Cancellation Policy & Event Disclaimer

During these uncertain times, we want you to know that we have your best interests in mind. While we’re optimistic that we’ll be able to host a safe in-person race, if the event is cancelled, you’ll be notified via email and will be able to choose between a refund, a deferral to the 2022 event, or an entry into the Dick Beardsley Virtual Run. If you choose the virtual run, you’ll get all your race swag shipped directly to your door. Please click here for terms and conditions.

For the safety of participants, volunteers, and race staff, some elements of the event may be modified as we get closer to race day. Any necessary modifications will be communicated prior to the event via email, on our social media platforms, and on our website.

If you’re unable to attend the live event due to a confirmed COVID-19 exposure, a positive test result, or you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 no more than 14 days prior to the event, and no more than 48 hours following the event, please email [email protected].

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