MANKATO (TEC News), April 24 – The Mankato Marathon is gearing up for another year as they search for the completion of the commemorative poster design. The 5th Annual Races will take place on October 19. $500 will be awarded as commission. To be considered, the artist must first submit an application which can be obtained online at www.mankatomarathon.com or at Visit Mankato’s office. The deadline is July 1, 2014.