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Here's What You Will Find Coming Up:

  1. Coon Rapids Firecracker 5K & 10K
  2. Delano 4th of July
  3. Gordon Memorial 5k
  4. Giant & Sprout Run
  5. MCH Foundation Fun Run/Walk
  6. Beef & Eggs 5k
  7. Eastview High School Unified 5K
  8. Hastings YMCA 5K (Glow Run)
  9. Oh, Hi There! 5K
  10. With Purpose Fight for 5K & Fun Run
  11. Daikin Dash for Cancer 5K Run
  12. St. Jude Bike/Run/Walk Featuring Ryan Dungey and Friends
  13. RoVival in Roseville Race & Revelry 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
  14. RBC Race for the Kids
  15. Paavo Nurmi Marathon
  16. Reebok Ragnar Great River
  17. Leading Ladies' Marathon, Half & 5K
  18. Warrior 196 Memorial 5K
  19. Grand Forks Wild Hog Marathon Weekend
  20. Reebok Ragnar Michigan
  21. Chocoholic Frolic, Sioux Falls, SD, Appleton, WI, St. Paul, MN, Dallas, TX
  22. ALZ Stars: Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
  23. Whistle Stop Marathon & Half Marathon
Coon Rapids Firecracker Races
Wednesday, July 4
Coon Rapids Ice Center, Coon Rapids, MN
Start your 4th of July morning with the Coon Rapids Firecracker 5k Run/Walk or 10k Run. Award ceremony and Kid's Sparkler dash to follow. After the run events, stay for breakfast at the Coon Rapids North Star Lion’s tent, Bingo & Pull Tabs at the Firefighter’s tent, carnival rides and amusements by Gopher State Expositions, and one of the best fireworks displays in the State. Fun for the whole family !

Delano 4th of July
Wednesday, July 4
Delano, MN
Run in front of thousands of people along the parade route, through historic downtown Delano. Finish in Delano City Park, where you can enjoy refreshments, get a massage in the medical tent, and enter to win one of our many prizes! This will be a certified chip-timed race with 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards to top Males, Females, and Wheelers.

Gordon Memorial 5K
Saturday, July 7
Gordon, WI
Gordon Memorial 5k is organized as part of our annual Good Neighbor Days Event.
The 5k terrain is challenging and we do not recommend strollers.
Gordon Good Neighbor Days has several events Including mud volleyball, duck races, world-class fireworks, Parade, 2 nights of "street" dances, flea market and more! Plenty of fun for the whole family!

Giant & Sprout Run
Friday, July 13
Blue Earth, MN
Come join in the fun at Blue Earth’s Giant Days. Our 1 mile Spout Run and 5K/10K run is sponsored by the Faribault County Fitness Center. Tell your family and friends to come cheer the runners across the finish line and stay for the Family friendly Giant Dance Party with the KBEW Dance DJ’s and Fireworks.

MCH Foundation Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, July 14
Madelia, MN
The Madelia Community Hospital Foundation, hosts its 6th annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, July 14, 2018. The Run/Walk starts at 9 AM, with the start/finish line at 510 Dill Avenue SW. Proceeds support state of the art health services provided by the Madelia Community Hospital & Clinic.

Beef & Eggs
Saturday, July 14
Brookings, SD
This race offers a fast, shaded, USATF certified course that starts and finishes near downtown at the Brookings County Courthouse. Entry fee includes a t-shirt, entry for door prizes, age group medals to the top three, and a Beef & Eggs breakfast! Run for Beef & Eggs offers over $1,200 in cash prizes for the top three males and females in hopes of bringing the best competition from around the area. The race also encourages novice runners and walkers to come out and enjoy the morning while getting fit and, of course, some breakfast!

Eastview High School Unified 5K
Saturday, July 14
Apple Valley, MN
Eastview’s Track and Field team is hosting the annual EVHS Unified 5K Race and Kids Fun Run, on Saturday, July 14. Proceeds benefit the Eastview Unified Club at Eastview High School and Special Olympics Minnesota

Hastings YMCA 5K (Glow Run)
Thursday, July 19
Hastings, MN
The YMCA Glow Run has evolved from the Hastings River Run. This is our 5th year kicking off the annual Rivertown Days Festival as the Glow Run. We offer this race as the sun is going down on the Thursday before the 3rd weekend in July. Complete with a 1 mile Family Fun Run, a professionally timed 4 mile Glow Run and 10K Nick Clare Memorial Race.

Oh, Hi There! 5K
Friday, July 20
Highland Park, St. Paul, MN
Highland Fest is celebrating its 35th year. Highland Fest marks summer's mid point with a place to gather with friends and neighbors, with so many great activities there is sure to be something for everyone.

With Purpose Fight for 5K & Fun Run
Saturday, July 21
Crystal, MN
One out of every five kids diagnosed with cancer will not survive. With your help, we will fight for the survival of all five.  Join us Saturday, July 21st at Bassett Creek Park in Crystal, MN for the third annual Fight for 5K and Fun Run!    

Daikin Dash for Cancer 5K Run Walk Roll
Saturday, July 21
Owatonna, MN
Ready...set...go! Take part in the 4th annual run/walk 5k on July 21nd and continue our fight against cancer!
Each person who shares in the Relay for Life experience can take pride in knowing that they are working to create a world where cancer will no longer threaten our loved ones. 100% of all registration fees will be donated directly to Relay for Life of Steele County.

St. Jude Ride & 5K Run Featuring Ryan Dungey and Friends
Saturday, July 28
Afton, MN
The St. Jude Ride & 5K Run Featuring Ryan Dungey and Friends is a one-day biking and running event benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, with routes designed to be both fun and challenging. A race village will anchor the looped courses and feature a kids course, food, music and more. Register for any race, and you'll get a fundraising page and the chance to earn St. Jude gear based on how much you raise.

RoVival in Roseville Race & Revelry 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, July 28
Rosedale Center, Roseville, MN
We’re throwing a RoVival! Join us for a fun summer weekend in Roseville, Minnesota! Our first annual RoVival will bring together runners, walkers, yoga enthusiasts, shoppers, and concert goers for racing, rejuvenation and plenty of revelry. The 5K Timed Race starts at the festival site in the southeast corner of the shopping center parking lot, loops around Rosedale Center three times and finishes at the festival site.

Battle Lake 542 Education Foundation - Wenonga Day 5K/10K
Saturday, July 28
Battle Lake, MN
Our annual Wenogga day event is a 5K walk, a 5K run, and new this year, a 10K run. The 5K course starts at the football field, winds through the hills streets of town, along the shore of West Battle, past Chief Wenonga, and back to the football field via the bike trail. The new 10K adds a 5K look out and back on the bike trails toward Glendalough to the 5K route.

More Events
RBC Race for the Kids
Saturday, August 4
St. Paul, MN
The RBC Race for the Kids has an event for everyone! Whether you are running in shoes or gliding on skates. Sign up for an event that suits your interests or goals or maybe even try something new this year. There’s a half marathon Run or Skate, half marathon relay, 10 mile run, 5 mile run, 5K run and a kids run. Enjoy the St. Paul skyline and scenic riverfront.

Paavo Nurmi Marathon
Saturday, August 11
Hurley, WI
In August of 1969, Dr. Thomas Rosandich who ran an intensive training camp in the north wood of Iron County Wisconsin, gathered 70 of his athletes and charted a course that took them 26 miles, 385 yards north of Hurley. The beginning of the Paavo has brought us to 50 years later and the being the "Longest Running Marathon in Wisconsin"

Reebok Ragnar Great River
August 17-18
Winona to Minneapolis, MN
Reebok Ragnar Great River is the epitome of what Ragnar is all about: a community of runners, local flavor, wide-open roads where your support van never leaves your side, Wisconsin country-side, Minnesota city-life, and one of the most epic non-stop “road trips” you’ll ever experience!
This overnight, running relay, adventure is happening on Aug. 17-18,

Leading Ladies' Marathon, Half &5K
Sunday, August 19
Spearfish, SD
An all-woman marathon! A gentle down-hill journey through Spearfish Canyon from Lead to Spearfish. Savor the relaxed pace of a Dakota day, and the inimitable western hospitality of the mystical Black Hills.

Warrior 196 Memorial 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, September 29
Apple Valley High School, Apple Valley, MN
The money raised from the 5K goes toward scholarships for students in all four high schools.

Grand Forks Wild Hog Marathon Weekend
September 27-29
Grand Forks, ND
Wild Hog Weekend includes a marathon, half-marathon, 6.2 mile, 3.1 mile race and other events. The marathon's flat, fast, and full of beautiful river and urban scenery is a USATF-certified course. Boston Marathon qualifier. Swag: Quarter-Zip Fleece!

Reebok Ragnar Michigan
September 28-29
Muskegon to Traverse City, MI
Reebok Ragnar Relay Michigan, happening on Sept. 28-29, 2018, is a magical combination of fall colors, sugar sand beaches, massive dunes and wild Ragnarians.
This 200-ish mile overnight adventure kicks off in the charming town Muskegon. From there, teams run two days and one star-filled night, past historic ships and lighthouses, apple orchards, cherry blossoms and rolling hills painted in vibrant autumn hues.

Chocoholic Frolic Sioux Falls
October 6
Sioux Falls, SD

Chocoholic Frolic Appleton
October 27
Appleton, WI

Chocoholic Frolic St. Paul
November 3
Harriet Island, St. Paul, MN

Chocoholic Frolic Dallas
December 2
Dallas, TX
Love chocolate? This run is for you!

The 5k and 10k are chip timed and you will be rewarded with chocolate at the finish line. Enjoy two chocolate stops and chocolate at the finish line.

Each participant will receive a technical quarter zip jacket, a commemorative medal and a Chocoholic Frolic Finisher Bar. 

Kids can join in too! Each child receives a race shirt, medal and a finishers bar.

ALZ Stars: Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
October 7
St. Paul, MN
Looking to run in the Medtronic TC 10 Mile or Twin Cities Marathon? Join the ALZ Stars and raise valuable funds for the Alzheimer's Association and secure your spot. The ALZ Stars has several entries available for those meeting the fundraising minimum. For more information, contact  mstuder@alz.org  or    Click here for more information.
WhistleStop Marathon & Half Marathon
October 12-13
Ashland, WI
Join us as we run a beautiful marathon and half-marathon course that begins in Iron River, Wisconsin and finishes in Ashland, Wisconsin on Lake Superior’s south shore. Our course is relatively flat, easy on the knees, and the one on which you can set your PR or if you are running the marathon…qualify for Boston!!
Our fall marathon & half-marathon offers you spectacular fall colors, friendly aid stations and the best in pre-and post-race music. It’s easy to see why the WhistleStop is the Upper Midwest’s fall classic. This promises to be a great experience for you.

In Our Community:
Fundraising Opportunities for Volunteer Groups
Our events are always looking for groups of volunteers. If you have a group needing a volunteer opportunity as a fundraiser, we would love to know about you so we can contact you when the need arises. Please email Mary Anderson at mary@andersonraces.com with your group's name and contact information.
Victory Labor Day Races
MDRA Grand Prix Race #10

Webber Park, Minneapolis
September 3, 2018

Featuring Minnesota's fastest 10K, the Steve Williams 5K and the best kid's race in Minneapolis. And for a real challenge, register for the Doubleheader! Shirts to all 10K, 5K & Kids Fun Run participants. Free post race picnic with hot dogs, chips and lemonade provided by  Webber-Camden Neighborhood Organization  and Camden Lyons neighborhoods.


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