June 18, 2017 6:54 am
Updated: June 18, 2017 4:30 pm

Manitoba Marathon kicks off bright and early Sunday morning

ABOVE: The 39th annual Manitoba Marathon getting underway Sunday morning.

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The Manitoba Marathon got underway Sunday morning on Chancellor Matheson Road.

This year saw runners follow a revised route and cross the finish line inside Investors Group Field instead of University Stadium. A unique change that made Manitoba the only province to have a marathon end on a CFL field.

READ MORE: Making sure every step counts: How the Manitoba Marathon route is measured

Global News live streamed the rainy race starts on this page and on our Facebook page.

The new Manitoba Marathon route will see racers cross the finish line in Investors Group Field.

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Organizers said nearly 11,000 participants ran in the various races for the Manitoba Marathon.

Runners, friends and family took to social media Sunday morning to share pictures and videos from the annual race.

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Check out the Manitoba Marathon website for more information here and you can find the full interactive route map here.

Event Times:

  • Mini Mites Fun Run
    • 6:30 a.m.
  • Wheelchair Marathon and Half Marathon
    • 6:55 a.m.
  • Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries 26.2 mile Marathon
    • 7 a.m.
  • Intrepid Dezine 13.1 mile Half Marathon – Wave 1
    • 7 a.m.
  • Intrepid Dezine 13.1 mile Half Marathon – Wave 2
    • 7:10 a.m.
  • Manitoba Marathon Relay
    • 7:10 a.m.
  • GoodLife Fitness 10K
    • 7:15 a.m.
  • Great-West Life 2.6 mile Super Run
    • 7:15 a.m., 7:17 a.m., 7:19 a.m., 7:21 a.m.

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