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2015 Walker Methodist 5k/10k Run & Walk

Elizabeth Meyer | Jun 29, 2015

On Saturday, June 6th we held our 10th annual 5k/10k around beautiful Lake Harriet in Minneapolis, MN. The sunshine, smiling faces, and contagious energy helped make the event both exciting and successful. We couldn’t have asked for a better day!

2015 5k/10k Event Recap


Every year, we hold a 5k and 10k run and walk to help raise money for the Walker Methodist Foundation. Runners and walkers of all abilities were welcome to participate in the event. There were many four-legged friends, strollers, and runners and walkers of all ages. This year we had over 500 participants ranging from ages two to 85.

The course around Lake Harriet is certified, electronically timed, and all participants received a Walker Methodist blue t-shirt for their participation. There were prizes awarded to the top female and male finishers in each respective age category.

Many of our residents from various Walker Methodist communities were able to join us at Lake Harriet and enjoy the event’s festivities. They were great cheerleaders and served as a heartfelt reminder of why so many of us gathered together on Saturday morning – to help seniors live life to the fullest. 

With a great deal of support and volunteers, the 2015 Walker Methodist 5k and 10k was a huge success. A special thanks to this year’s sponsors:

Without the business’ support, we couldn’t have made this event such a success. From all of us at Walker Methodist, thank you!


About the Walker Methodist Foundation

The Walker Methodist mission is Life. And all the living that goes with it. Walker Methodist Foundation works to raise funds to support the various services, programs, care options, and communities of Walker Methodist.

Our Foundation was established in 1975 to help ensure the highest quality of housing and healthcare was available to seniors. Although the Walker Methodist Foundation is just 40 years old, Walker Methodist senior living communities are celebrating their 70th year in 2015.

With ten vibrant senior living communities in the Minneapolis, MN and metropolitan area, Walker Methodist’s senior living residences offer many levels of care, services, amenities, and fullness of life.


Whether running, walking, or something in between – every step taken helps support seniors living in the Walker Methodist communities. It was an enjoyable morning with family, friends, and neighbors supporting the Walker Methodist Foundation. Mark your calendars … see you next year!

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