The Earth Day Run includes a full schedule of events. Highlighted events include; the BLEND 1K Junior Run, ING DIRECT 5K fun run/walk, Half Marathon, Coborn's Half Marathon Relay, and the 2nd year of the Eco-Challenge 20 Miler…Minnesota’s first 20 Mile Race of the spring! The two days of fun includes numerous activities for children, families, adults, runners and non-runners alike, bringing our total number up to over 5,000 participants.
In 2011, our event will fall on the weekend of April 15-16. The location for everything is the campus of St. Cloud State University (www.stcloudstate.edu) This is where you will pick up packets, register, eat pasta and take in our terrific expo!
All races will start and finish at the campus and give participants a terrific tour of St. Cloud’s finest areas.
The Health & Fitness Expo will open on Friday, April 15th. National and regional vendors will be there with the latest and greatest in running apparel, shoes, and souvenirs! The pasta feed will run from 4:00 to 8:00PM, and at 5:00PM, our speaker series will begin.
The Youth Run will begin at 6:00PM, and the Friday Night 5K will start at 6:30PM.
At 8:30AM on Saturday morning, we will kick off everything with the Half Marathon and 20 Miler. Terrific fan support, entertainment and great aid stations will meet you all along the way as you complete this beautiful course.
After your race, you can meet up with your friends and family at the SCSU campus to take in the Finish Line Food Fest!! Replenish those muscles with everything from soup to nuts, shower up at the finish line locker rooms, check out your results instantly at our on-line results table, and cheer on the rest of the finishers.
The website, www.RunEarthDay.com, contains the specific information you are looking for….please take your time and explore what it has to offer!