Gabrielle Barriere

Run for Free in Milwaukee Marathon

Become an Urban Milwaukee member and get marathon tickets worth up to $79!

By - Feb 1st, 2019 03:55 pm
Milwaukee Marathon

Milwaukee Marathon

The Milwaukee Marathon is returning on Saturday, April 6th for another fun day of running through and by some of the best sights Milwaukee has to offer. This year’s race has a new date and new ownership committed to making it the premier running event in the region. Thousands of runners will span three different distances, with all races starting and finishing at the Bucks’ brand-new Live Block entertainment complex, and winding through town to take in Lake Park, the lakefront, Downtown, the West Side, Washington Park and many great urban areas.

This year’s marathon will include ample parking and an awesome after-party to celebrate your run. In addition to the improved location and experience, registration for the Milwaukee Marathon includes a lot of great stuff. Runners will get a Milwaukee Marathon quarter-zip fleece, a high-quality technical running shirt, commemorative medal, and if you’re 21+, a beer during the after-party. And if you’re an Urban Milwaukee member, it’s all free: you can run a full marathon or a half marathon, and receive all these extras, on us.

Yes, Urban Milwaukee has partnered with the Milwaukee Marathon this year to provide free admission while supplies last. Sign up to become a UM member and you’ll receive the chance to reserve your spot for the half marathon, a $69 value, or the full marathon, a $79 value.

By becoming a member, you’ll also become eligible to get free tickets to many other Milwaukee events. And you’ll also help us continue to grow our publication and build a fiercely independent publication that champions Milwaukee.

Join us today.

There’s a lot included by becoming a member. You’ll get:

  • Free tickets to concerts, festivals, and other events as they become available through our partners
  • Invitations to member-only events and online chats with a chance to meet and converse with Urban Milwaukee staff, including our periodic Beer Bashes that explore new Milwaukee breweries
  • A better, faster photo browser on the website
  • Access to an advertising-free daily or weekly emails
  • A website free of banner ads that provides faster page loads and a unique, editorial-only experience
  • A chance to provide support that assures Urban Milwaukee can continue focusing on smart, substantive news coverage rather than clickbait
  • A 10 percent discount on all merchandise at Urban Milwaukee: The Store, located at 755 N. Milwaukee St. in downtown Milwaukee.
  • Ability to comment on stories

The price of all that is just $99 for the entire year, but during this exclusive deal, you’ll receive free admission to either a half or full marathon during the Milwaukee Marathon valued for up to $79. That’s just under the cost of a full year’s membership. Signing up is easy, and you are welcome to cancel at any time.

So, join us today.

Once you’ve become a member, you can follow this link to reserve your free discount code, while supplies last. Once you reserve your spot, the code will be emailed to you from Urban Milwaukee, which you will use to register for the Milwaukee Marathon on their website. Current Urban Milwaukee members are also eligible to claim this discount, while supplies last.

The Milwaukee Marathon will take place on Saturday, April 6th beginning at 7 a.m. To learn more about the race, including course details and more, visit its website.


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