Race Weekend Information

We are thrilled that you’ve decided to race Grand Forks this year and look forward to a weekend filled with some hog-wild fun! With just a few short days until race day, here are the details to know for a successful weekend:

 Weekend Schedule 

Thursday, September 21st

6:30PM – First Annual Hog Dog Jog

6:30PM to 12:00AM – ‘Sit, stay’ for Yappy Hour after the race

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All Aboard ‘The Squealer’ Express!

Looking for the easiest way to make it to the start line race morning? We’ve got you covered! Hitch a ride, make some new friends and avoid the parking lot lines by taking our free shuttles! They will be available from the SCHEELS parking lot, located at the Columbia Mall, 2800 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201.

Shuttle Schedule

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Show Us How You #RunHogWild

Race weekend is coming up quick! From training and traveling to costume bedazzling and carb loading, the next couple weeks will be filled with post-worthy pics from your running adventures. Get social with it and share your story with us using: #RunHogWild

Share Your Running Story Using #RunHogWild

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Run Hog Wild Inspired! – Jim Diego

Every year we’re excited to see our community enlivened with participants traveling from near and far to be a part of the Grand Forks Marathon weekend. Last year alone we had over 2,140 participants come out and complete over 16,820 miles exploring our city on the course! This 6th year is chalking up to be just as thrilling as we welcome a new runner from New York City on his unique goal – standing his way across the United States.

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Running Hog Wild Inspired! – The Haug Family

We could not be more thrilled with how this annual community event has helped us accomplish our mission of supporting active, healthy lifestyles to enhance the quality of life in the Grand Cities. The marathon weekend would not be possible without the hard work and dedication from the countless volunteers, coordinators, participants, and community members.

One particularly incredible addition to the race over the past few years is our Medical Director, Dr. Billy Haug, and his team of medical volunteers – they truly are life-savers! In addition to the medical side, this community event has meant a lot to Dr. Haug and his son, Sam, who also have participated in the Friday Family Fun Run for the past 2 years.

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