Half Marathon/Relay/5K/

Bike 13.1 Fun Run & Kids Fun Run

October 9th, 2021


National Anthem – 8:15 AM

Tour De Brew – 8:30 AM Start Time

Come take a ride! This bike tour will follow the same route as our Scenic Byway Half Marathon. Ride the beautiful rolling hills to Blakeley the home of u4ic Brewery. Then follow the course back to Belle Plaine. The price of this bike tour includes a shirt or a bike helmet cover.

Kids Fun Run – 8:45 AM Start Time

The Kids Fun Run is a great opportunity for children to join in the fun.  The kids will run down the block and back, approximately 1/2 mile, starting at the Start/Finish line.  Parents are welcome to run with their son/daughter.  Participants receive a medal and other fun prizes!

Half Marathon – 9:00 AM Start Time 

This race is chip timed and USATF certified. Our Half Marathon starts at Court Square Park. It follows around the block and through beautiful downtown Belle Plaine before heading north across the Minnesota River. Our volunteers will be there to cheer you on! The course then takes you along Minnesota’s Scenic Byway with rolling hills, eagle sightings and stunning countryside views. Half marathoners will then run back through the historic Avenue of the Trees towards Blakeley, home of U4ic Brewery. Then a gradual climb takes you back to the finish line.

The course will have volunteers, Ham Radio operators, and members of the Belle Plaine Police & Fire Departments, as well as some directional arrows to help guide runners through the race route. Be sure to pay attention to all course signs. Participants receive a medal and a shirt.

Half Marathon 2-Person Relay – 9:00 AM Start Time

Runners are responsible for their own transportation to and from the half way exchange point.  Please note, the 1st runner will  run a bit longer than half of the 13.1 miles, due to safety of the runners and having a safe exchange point.  The exchange will take place near Mile Marker 8 and Water Stop 4.  Space is limited to 50 teams. Participants receive a medal, & a shirt.

5K Run – 9:20 AM Start Time

This race is chip timed and USATF certified. Our 5K begins at Court Square Park and leads you on a fun route through Belle Plaine. It is lined with our very best volunteers who will cheer you on with all they have! Participants receive a medal & a shirt.

Pre-Registration & Packet Pick-up

Registration is LIVE – see below for link and/or paper registration form. 

Packet Pick-up location: Natural Fitness – located at 321 S Walnut Street, Belle Plaine, MN 56011 (Right behind/next to DQ)   Weather permitting: packet pick-up will be outdoors, from 4:00 – 7:00pm.  Packet pick-up will also be available on race day beginning at 7:00am.


Both the Half Marathon and 5K will be awared.  Overall Male and Female and Top Male and Female in their age group.

2021 Awards: Medal, $50 gift card to Scheel’s, Fleece Blanket and a Free Registration for 2022 Scenic Byway River Run

Entry Price

Early Bird Registration

Ends 6/30/21


7/1/21 –



10/2/21 to Race Day 10/9/21

Half Marathon $40.00 $50.00 $60.00
Half Marathon RELAY $60.00 $70.00 $80.00
5K $30.00 $35.00 $40.00
Kids Fun Run $10.00 $10.00 $15.00
Bike Tour de Brew $30.00 $30.00 $40.00


Course Maps

Race Day Parking

Race day parking is mainly street parking.  There is a parking lot behind Our Lady of the Prairie Church (OLP) that you may park in, as well.

2021 Registration

Click on the Green Running Icon to Register Online!!


Or print out a paper registration form and mail or drop off at

204 N Meridian Street, Belle Plaine, MN 56011

Registration Form 2021

Bike "Tour de Brew" Fun Run

Come bike our beautiful Scenic Byway.  The “Tour de Brew” follows the same course as the Half Marathon course.  Bike helmets are required for this event.  


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