This Event Took Place Sat. Sep 2, 2023

Cancelled Event


Race Information

Race start time is 8:00am sharp Saturday September 2nd, 2023!

ALL vehicles are required to have a vehicle admission sticker or year pass. You can buy these in advance and day passes will be available via registration slips (or at the entry booth IF staffed) when entering into the park. *CapCity 10K will NOT have passes to purchase on race morning.

Race day sunrise: 6:22am

Race day sunset: 7:30pm

Race Location: Governor Nelson State Park Madison, WI

The Course

The course is run on trail except for a few road/parking lot surface crossings. This is NOT single track. Expect rolling grassy conditions for the vast majority of the course. Please visit our website for OFFICIAL course map.

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Pacing chart: coming soon…

About Governor Nelson State Park
Located on 10,000-acre Lake Mendota, recreation and nature mingle within sight of the State Capitol. Governor Nelson is a day use park offering a sand beach, boat launch, fish cleaning facility, picnic areas and playground equipment, prairie restorations and over 8 miles of trails. Native American effigy mounds can be seen on the Woodland Trail. To learn more visit

Course Rules

Live by the rules of the trail. Keep to the right when coming up to a hiker, runner, individual. Give the faster individuals the right of way.
NO LITTERING! Anyone caught littering will be disqualified from the event and future events. Leave no trace, only footprints.
Runners will yield when making road crossings and will cross in a safe manner.
Basic first aid kits are at each aid station. We deem the right to pull any runner for medical reasons, at any time.
If you cut the course, you must back track to the point you cut off and complete the intended course in full.
Headphones: we are allowing headphones but please be alert to your surroundings, especially around road crossings. Don’t be the individual to make us change this rule in 2024.
There is no required gear list.

Aid Station

Start/finish Aid Station

Miles: 0, 6.12
Details: The start line will have water and hydration product available before the race. Limited nutrition is available including salt based supplements, gels/gu, fruit.

Aid Station One

Mile: 2.68
Details: Aid station one will have water and hydration product available to all runners. Nutrition including salt based supplements, gels/gus, fruits, limited snacks.

Event's current local time: 1:03 PM CT
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