America’s Best Small-Town Race Turns 20

Mark your calendar for the 20th Anniversary of America’s Best Small-Town Race, bringing that charming Midwest spirit to life from May 28-June 1, 2024. This week-long celebration is anything but small, featuring 50-plus live bands and an entire city rallying to keep spirits soaring.

With a lineup of seven thrilling events, including the full and half-marathon, a Friday Night 5K, the Furgo Dog Run (woof-da) and the Cyclothon, there’s something for everyone. Cap it all off with our unforgettable 27th-mile Race Party, offering music, delicious food, cold beer and endless fun. Don’t forget, our marathon course is USATF-certified and an official Boston Marathon qualifier, ensuring you have the chance to reach new heights in your running journey.

Join us for this extraordinary 20th anniversary celebration and experience the North of Normal vibe of America’s Best Small-Town Race.

The 20th anniversary of America’s Best Small-Town Race brings a week-long celebration packed full of runs, music, delicious food and cold beer. Photo courtesy of Visit Fargo-Moorhead

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