Run for Kids

Earth Day 5K Bee Run/Walk/River Cleanup (Boom Island Park – Minneapolis) April 20, 2019 – 8:30 AM – A family-friendly event to raise awareness about protecting our pollinators. Live music, Earth Day activities and great prizes!

Run for the Roses Family Fun Day ( Hastings MN) May 4, 2019 |8:30 – 2:00|All proceeds from this event benefit This Old Horse, that provides sanctuary to retired, rescued, and recovering horses.

Maple Syrup Fun Run and Pancake Breakfast (River Bend Nature Center –Fairbault) May 4, 2019 |6:00 AM – 1:00 PM|Race distances for all levels through the beautiful wooded trail followed by a pancake brunch.

Root Beer Run (Boom Island Park – Minneapolis) May 12, 2019 |12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | This family fun event includes a 1/2 or 1 mile, root beer, jump house, arts & crafts and more!

TC Kids Cross Country Fun Run (Como Park – St Paul) May 18, 2019 | 8:00 AM | This is an all ages run with flexible distances. Kids receive a medal and families can enjoy a post-race picnic.

Father’s Day Ugly Tie 5K (Father Hennepin Park – Minneapolis) June 16, 2019 |8:00 AM-10:00 AM | Kids run will begin at 9:00 followed by the 5K at 9:15. Post-race events include live music, snacks, and prizes.

Mini Mudder (Hugo MN) July 13 & 14 – For kids ages 5 – 12 the Mini Mudder is an obstacle course mud run comprised of 1/4 mile laps designed specifically for adventure-seeking kids. The course gives kids the chance to work as a team, get muddy, and experience the thrill of adventure.

Great Amazing Race (Kenwood Park – MN) July 14, 2019 |3:00 PM| Teams compete against other similar age teams completing a cross country course speckled with a variety of fun mental & physical challenges.

5K Spud Run/Walk & Kids Run (Brooklyn Park) June 15, 2019|8:00 – 9:30| Two different courses for kids to choose from.

Kids Obstacle Challenge (Afton Alps – Hastings) July 20, 2019 |Fun and challenging 1.5-2 mile course includes 13-15 distinctive obstacles that range in difficulty. Families will enjoy rock walls, army crawling through mud pits, rope swinging over water, scaling up rugged cargo nets, and more! Parents run for FREE!

Fire and Ice Fun Run (Fireman’s Park, Chaska) July 21, 2019 |Run includes fun run t-shirt and free root beer floats!

Lights and Sirens Glow Fun Run (Lakeville Fire Station) August 3, 2019 |7:30 PM – 11:00 PM| Proceeds from the Glow Run benefit the Lakeville Public Safety Foundation 

Reading is Fun 5K (Elm Creek Park Reserve – Maple Grove) August 10, 2019 |8:00 AM | Proceeds will go to media centers in Osseo area public schools. Flexible distances for all ages.