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Boom Island724 Sibley St. NE Mineapolis, MN 55413
3rd Annual 5K Bee Run - Earth Day Fun Run/Walk/River Cleanup
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Sponsored by the Great River Coalition in partnership with the National Park Service and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Bee with us for a 5K fun run/walk held in the only national park offering scenic views of the Mississippi River! Begin the 5K with Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, National Park Superintendent John Anfinson, Minneapolis Park Superintendent Mary Merrill in Minneapolis' Boom Island Park, and follow a course that travels through one of the city's most historic and naturally beautiful areas.
Following the 5K, take part in an organized river cleanup, learn about efforts to protect pollinators, and enjoy plenty of live music, entertainment, and Earth Day festivities.
Save our bees and their habitat by participating in a national movement!
Get "sweet" swag:
A chance to win great prizes:
- Two tickets to Club Purple in U.S. Bank Stadium (includes 2 club seats, all food & beverages, value $800)
- Flat-screen TV
- And much more!
Costumes are welcome, with prizes for the best! Swarms encouraged!
Event details and schedule
Packet Pick Up and Race Day Registration
7:30a - Boom Island
9a - 5K Run/Walk start
9:30a - River Cleanup starts
Don't forget your Bee costumes!
Victor, MN Vikings Mascot and the MN Viking Cheerleaders will be in attendence. Come see them and get your photo with them.
Pollinate MN - bee hives will be on hand so you can learn more about their habitat.