10th Annual "Living the Dream" Joe Plant 5K Run/Walk

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Lake Phalen 1615 Phalen Drive St. PaulMN  55106
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Lake Phalen 1615 Phalen Drive St. PaulMN  55106

About This Activity

NEW in 2017 - Team Registration to run/walk in honor of a loved one or in support of a unique cause. Team names will be printed on the back of the race t-shirts.  

This event is a special occasion to be inspired every step of the way by Joe's commitment to strength and endurance, his love of life and service to others. Joe was famous for saying he was just "Living the Dream", and achieved his dream of becoming a St. Paul Police Officer shortly before passing away suddenly in January 2008.

The Joe Plant Memorial Run/Walk supports Joe’s avid love of running, with a portion of the financial proceeds benefitting those whose goal it is to serve their communities through a scholarship fund at St. Cloud State University for students in the Criminal Justice Program. More recently, the mission has expanded to also support Parent Heart Watch, dedicated to eliminating preventable deaths in youth from sudden cardiac arrest.  The memorial fund supports Parent Heart Watch at the national level, and we are in the process of identifying a community recipient of an AED.

Event details and schedule


Race Begins: 9:00 AM

Pre-Registration Check-In: 8:00 AM

Race Day Registration: 8:00 AM



Professional timed with individual results. USATF Certified 5K Course

Runners and Walkers will begin at the same time, and line up with Runners near the start line. The race proceeds clockwise around the lake. Walkers wishing to do the 1 Mile walk will see signage to turn around at the .5 mile point and proceed back to the pavillion. 

Family friendly (strollers, bikes) and pet friendly (leashed please). 

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