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2013 Madison Mini
Madison Mini Ranked #14 Best Half Marathon in US by Runner's World Magazine 
BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini-Marathon presented by Meriter & Physicians Plus among top 27 Half Marathons  
Madison, WI (February 5, 2013) There are over 1,500 half-marathons in the U.S. and the BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini Presented by Meriter & Physicians Plus hosted in the heart of downtown Madison was ranked #14! The February issue of Runner's World Magazine is on newsstands now and includes the Mini among the top 27 races nationwide. From a great fitness expo to pace teams, a high energy course, free beer and much more the Madison Mini delivers on multiple levels! Bring the whole family; the Mini also includes a Kids' Run  and will start at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The 5K and Half Marathon will start at 7:00 AM on Saturday, August 17, 2013.

The Madison Mini will celebrate it's 5th Anniversary in 2013 and registration is currently open and on record pace. The Half Marathon is currently $65 and is good through 4/10/13. People can register for the race at For a fifth year in a row the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Healthy Women, Healthy Babies fund is the official Charity Partner. Healthy Women, Healthy Babies will host a blanket and diaper drive during the month of August.

"Seeing the Madison Mini begin 5 years ago and evolve into a running tradition with nationwide recognition is great to see" said Vision Event Management President, Jeff Graves. "We are thrilled with the wonderful partners we have worked with throughout the Madison Community and look forward to the growth of this world class running event." Graves added

About Madison Mini-Marathon  Madison Mini-Marathon is a production of Vision Event Management (VEM), which produces high-profile endurance events. Based in Westfield, IN, VEM productions include the Chicago Half Marathon, Allstate 13.1 Chicago™, the St.Vincent Geist Half Marathon, the Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon, the Summerfest Rock 'n Sole Run, the Brewers Mini-Marathon, and the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. For more information, visit   

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