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Milwaukee's Lakefront Marathon goes mobile with a new App for runners and spectators that includes an interactive map and full race weekend details

Nonprofit event partnered with bSpatial LLC to design free app, available on iTunes store

MILWAUKEE, WIS. (October 1, 2014) – Milwaukee's 34th Lakefront Marathon just went interactive, thanks to the new 2014 Lakefront Marathon app, designed by Milwaukee-based bSpatial LLC.
The new app, available at no cost on the iTunes store, offers a complete digital experience of all things runners and spectators need to know for the upcoming race weekend. Designed to build upon the best-in-class runners experience, the app includes expo information, parking, and an interactive course map that highlights parking, water stations, and much more.

The apps most dynamic feature is the interactive map, which allows family and friends to see all key mile markers and other locations throughout the course.

The 2014 Lakefront Marathon app is only available for Apple product users in the iTunes store. The interactive map is also available for any smart phone or tablet user online at http://www.bspatialllc.com/MLM.

To read the press release that Matt Braun wrote, click here.


Lakefront Marathon Again Fills at Record Pace

2014 race reached 3,100 capacity one week faster than 2013

(Milwaukee) April 11, 2014 – A testament to the on-going popularity of the fall marathons and marathon participation in general, Milwaukee’s Lakefront Marathon reached capacity today, nearly one week faster than 2013’s registration and the fastest in the 34 years of race history.

The race accommodates 3,100 runners, the last three hundred of which registered over the past few days.

Second year race director Jon Mueller expected this kind of result.

To read the press release that Matt Braun wrote, click here.


Mukwonago's Meissen, Hudson’s Burkart Win 2013 Lakefront Marathon in Milwaukee

33rd annual event included nearly 2,200 finishers

(Milwaukee) October 6, 2013 – Ryan Meissen, a 35-year-old from Mukwonago, was the overall winner of the 2013 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, the 33rd annual event from the Badgerland Striders. This was the second time Meissen has won the 26.2 mile race from Grafton to Veteran’s Park, this time with a time of 2 hours, 28 minutes and 23 seconds.

On the women's side, the overall winner was Melissa Burkart, 31 years-of-age, from Hudson, Wisconsin. She finished the race in 2:45:31, recording the 7th fastest time in the 33 year history of the race.

To read the press release that Matt Braun wrote, click here.


33rd Annual Lakefront Marathon slated for October 6 brings thousands to Milwaukee

(Milwaukee) September 25, 2013 – In less than two weeks, runners will end months of training with the completion of a journey – a 26.2-mile journey, from Grafton to Milwaukee’s lakefront, as they compete in the 33rd Annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, the Badgerland Strider’s signature event since 1981.

3,100 runners are expected to take part in the race, which brings runners from across the country to Milwaukee the first Sunday in October. Participants and their families will enjoy a beautiful course on race day, as well as one-day race expo held on Saturday, October 5 at the MSOE Kern Center. The expo features health and wellness vendors from across the country, offering up clothing, gear and nutrition to runners and their families before race day.

To read the press release that Matt Braun wrote, click here.


2013 Lakefront Marathon Fact Sheet - To read the press release that Matt Braun wrote, click here.


Milwaukee’s 33rd Lakefront Marathon announces single day expo in 2013, additional updates

Badgerland Striders race weekend set for October 5-6

(Milwaukee) July 2, 2013—The 33rd annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, presented by the Badgerland Striders, today announced for the first time in a number of years that its annual pre-event expo will be shortened from a two-day event to a single day to provide a more comprehensive experience for runners and fans.

To read the press release that Matt Braun wrote, click here.


2013 Lakefront Marathon opens to registration under new leadership, continued focus on runners

33rd annual race set for Sunday, October 6, 2013

The 33rd annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, presented by the Badgerland Striders, the largest running club in Wisconsin, will open for registration at 12:01 am on Monday morning, January 14.

The event is once again open to the first 3,100 runners to participate in the 26.2 mile journey from Grafton, Wisconsin down the shores of Lake Michigan before finishing at Veteran’s Park in downtown Milwaukee.

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