City Center Mankato is in close proximity to many races, runs and sporting events. Cross the finish line in the City Center during the annual Mankato Marathon which offers something for all ages and abilities including the full marathon and relay, half marathon, 10K, 5K, KidsK and Toddler Trot/Diaper Dash! Additionally, the 7,000 seat Verizon Wireless Center serves as the hockey arena for the Minnesota State University Mankato men’s and women’s hockey teams. The building was updated in the summer of 2013 with new seating, board and glass system. The Verizon Wireless Center is also home to the Mankato Area Derby (MAD) Girls, Mankato’s first women’s flat track roller derby team.