The Scheels BurliMOT Half Marathon is a unique running event that showcases the beautiful communities of Burlington and Minot, ND by way of a scenic 13.1 mile course that follows the Souris Valley along dedicated running/biking paths. The race ends in downtown Minot.
All runners registered for the half marathon, half marathon relay, or 5K by September 10th will receive a custom BurliMOT shirt.
Medals will be also be provided for all half marathon, half marathon relay, and 5K finishers.
Half Marathon – Starts at Old Settlers Park located at 305 Park Rd, Burlington on October 1st at 8:30am. Shuttles will be available at to get you to the start line. The race ends downtown Minot.
Half Marathon Relay – This race starts at the same time as the Half Marathon and follows the same course. The relay exchange is located by Dakota Bark Park located at 2905 7th Ave SW, Minot. There is no shuttle to the half way point so although those running the 1st leg can hop on the shuttle to get to the start of their leg in Burlington, the 2nd leg is responsible for getting themselves to the start of the the 2nd leg. There is parking by the dog park and the baseball diamonds. When registering for this race, you have the option to allow the 1st leg person for the relay to continue on to finish the full half marathon, it just needs to be noted in the questions answered during registration so we know to chip them for both the relay and the half marathon.
5K – This race starts at Oak Park located at 1300 4th Ave NW, Minot at 9:00am by the bandshell. The 5K then joins along the half marathon course and finishes with them downtown.
1 Mile Walk/Run/Roll – This race takes place on Friday, September 30th at the same time as packet pickup in Oak Park located at 1300 4th Ave NW, Minot at 5:30 pm by the bandshell. They will also finish in Oak Park.
Packet Pickup: You will be able to pick up your packet in Oak Park located at 1300 4th Ave NW on Friday September 30th from 4:30-7:00pm as well as the morning of the race near the start line of each event from 7:30-8:30 am.
Available at the 5k and half marathon start locations. Your items will be transported to the end for retrieval inside the Depot.
There will be fun bus shuttles available to transport participants to the start of the events. Space is very limited on the shuttles so we ask that if possible, please car pool or line up alternate transportation to the start. More details on pick up location to come. Buses will be leaving promptly at 7:00am and 7:50am for the half marathon; and 8:30 am for the 5K. We recommend getting there early and securing a spot because there are only about 40 spots available per load.
Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relay: 8:30 am October 1st.
5K: 9:00 am October 1st.
1 Mile Walk/Run/Roll: 5:30 pm Friday, September 30th at Oak Park near the white bandshell/stage.
The routes will be thoroughly marked by signage and volunteer direction. The half marathon starts in Burlington, the 5K starts in Oak Park but they join together and both end in downtown Minot.
The route is not locked in yet, pending possible road construction, but will be released closer to the event.
There 8 water stations along the half marathon route, Powerade will be available at 4 of the stations, energy gels will be available at the 5.5/8.5 mile station.
Porta potties will be at the start at the half marathon and the Oak Park restrooms will be used at the start of the 5K. There will be bathroom’s available at the end as well as porta potties located along the course.
Half Marathon, 5K and Relay: this will be a chip timed event, your chip will be attached to your bib. Please pin the chip to your hip prior to race start.
1 Mile Walk/Run/Roll – this is not a timed event.
Half Marathon: Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and females as well as to the overall winner of the event. There will also be small prizes awarded to the fastest male and female in the following age categories 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.
5K: Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and females.
1 Mile Walk/Run/Roll: There will be not be prizes for this event with the exception of Adaptive runners. There will be awards for the top 3 Adaptive participants.
Post Run Event:
Spectators and participants are all welcome to enjoy our finish line and post run event. Join us for food trucks, an outdoor bar, yard games, music, and fun!