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14th Mile Post-Race Party

Wisconsin Union

Invite your friends and family to join you in the The 14th Mile Post-Race Party area on the beautiful Memorial Union Terrace overlooking Lake Mendota. All of you will be able to celebrate your accomplishment as well as cheer on other participants as they cross the finish line. There will be food, beer from Wisconsin Brewing Company, and great activities for all ages.

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All participants 21 and over will be treated to a complimentary beer from Wisconsin Brewing Company served in a commemorative Mini stadium cup. Enjoy a tasty Wisconsin brat from the Brat Stand and other great Union food options. Other beverage options will be available. Remember to bring your ID and cash to make it a day of fun on the Terrace. For participants, the free beer will be available until 11:00 am. 

*Union Photo ID Policy

  • All participants and Post-Race Party attendees must bring a Photo ID for alcoholic beverage service.  
  • All individuals who appear to be 40 or under will be carded.  
  • The age on your race bib is not proof of your age.


Coming back for their 8th Madison Mini-Marathon appearance we are pleased to announce WheelHouse will be rocking it out on stage. You will enjoy their roots rock country soul and dance along as the Madison native band plays for The 14th Mile Post-Race party. 


Receive printed results of your half marathon or 5K finish times at the results area.  


Come get your picture taken on the famous Terrace chairs! An oversized Terrace chair will be available to document your day. 


Before your feet hit the pavement relax as you take part in the ULTIMATE VIP Race Experience. You will be taken care before and after the race as it is open from 5:30 -11:30 am. Enjoy coffee, fruit, and carbs galore pre-race. After crossing the finish line head back for unlimited Wisconsin Brewing Company beer and a great traditional tailgate buffet. Also included in your experience are private massages, results, gear check, and restrooms. As you bask in your accomplishment, relax on the deck as you overlook the 14th Mile Post-Race Party. Enjoy all of this for only $45!  The VIP Lounge is THE way to enjoy the Mini!  For more information, here. 


Don't want to hang on to your personal items? The Mini offers FREE Gear Check for all participants and is located in the Main Lounge on the 2nd floor of the Memorial Union. Gear Check will be available from 5:30 am - 11:30 am and any unclaimed items will be brought back to the Mini-Marathon offices.