Lakefront Marathon fills again at record pace
2013 race reached 3,100 capacity two days faster than 2012
Milwaukee, WI April 13, 2013 - Spurred by the continued popularity of the marathon, Milwaukee's :Lakefront Marathon reached its capacity of 3,100 runners today, the fastest the race has ever filled. Race Registration opened in mid-January 2013, with consistent registration. The final 400 spots sold out in less than a week.
To read the press release that Matt Braun wrote, click here.
We have in-training shirts in grey/black this year. They are available at our merchandising web site, along with runner shirts from last year and finisher jackets.
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UWM vs Concordia University Collegiate Challenge (Paws vs Claws)
The 2012 race also featured the collegiate challenge of Paws versus Claws, pitting runners from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (Paws) versus runners from Concordia University in Mequon (Claws). This first year competition was a major success, with more than 120 finishers. Team PAWs was the overall winner with an average time of 4:12:06. Team Claws averaged 4:26:06.
UWM Chancellor Mike Lovell (3:19:01) co-sponsored the friendly challenge with Concordia University President Patrick Ferry (3:39:35). Both schools were thrilled with the turnout.
Watch videos made of these teams. Click for Condordia Video. Also view UWM videos: 1: Science Behind the Challenge 2: Lovell 3: Salamon 4: Vang 5: Labuhn
2012 Lakefront Marathon Kid's Run Slideshow
Click here to watch a slide show of the 2012 Lakefront Marathon Kid's Run .
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