8 a.m. Check-in, race registration, and t-shirt pick up near the Bandshell
9 a.m. 10k Starts
9:05 a.m. 5k Starts
Two pay parking lots are available near the Bandshell at the north end of Lake Harriet. Parking lots will close around 8:30 a.m. to stop automobile traffic on the race course. Free parking is available on Lake Harriet Parkway or on any of the streets near the lake. Please watch and follow neighborhood parking signs. Carpooling is encouraged.
The 5k and 10k routes start at the stop sign at the north end of the Bandshell parking lot. The 5k races do one complete loop around the lake in a counter-clockwise direction. The 10k racers do two loops around the lake on the low road. Both races will end at the water pump near the Bandshell. Each mile will be marked.
High-quality performance race t-shirts in unisex sizing are available at pre-event packet pick-up or at the registration table near the Bandshell. We are unable to guarantee the availability of desired t-shirt size for late and on-site registrations.
Snacks and refreshments will be available for runners and walkers near the Bandshell following the race. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase at the on-site restaurant, Bread & Pickle.
This year's activities include:
Both events are chip-timed (if selected at the time of registration). Awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers in the following age categories: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80+. Awards can be picked up at the announcement table near the finish line. Awards not claimed will be mailed to addresses on file.
A complete listing of results will be available here after the race.
There is no need to return your running chips following the race. Please dispose of properly.
The races will be held in the event of rain. More severe weather will be evaluated. Our priority is the safety of our participants, volunteers, and staff. Watch our Facebook page for weather related messages (you do not need a Facebook account in order to view the page).