True for All MMR Events

All ages and abilities are welcome.

Time trial and self seeded start for all triathlons.

Wear your timing chip on your LEFT ankle for triathlons.

Cash/check only on race day registrations.

Upon registration, you agree to the MMR Race Policies.

Women's shirts are fitted and run small; men's are generously sized. Registrations 2 weeks or less from event will receive shirt in the mail 3-4 weeks after race and are not guaranteed requested size; if size is unavailable, additional options will be discussed with you.

Price increase reflects the cost of shipping shirt post-race

Results provided by www.frontrunnerusa.com.

Professional photographer will be on site for every race at no additional cost to the participants. Our photographer will make every effort to capture shots of each athlete, but we cannot guarantee that every athlete will be photographed.

10% military discount | Fill out paper registration and include check less 10%

Location

1515 Keats Ave, Lake Elmo, MN 55042

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

COVID CANCELLATION POLICY:
Due to the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the ongoing pandemic, by registering for this race you understand and agree that if this race is canceled for any reason related to the pandemic, you will not receive a refund and will not be transferred to another race. Any race swag you may have purchased will be mailed to you.

Join us for this fun and festive 10k, 5k, and Fun Run...

that is perfect for the entire family. Located in one of the metro area's most beautiful parks, Lake Elmo Park Reserve, this trail run will help you and your family celebrate the Fall/Autumn season with a post-race community bonfire and pancake feed (pandemic permitting) 

Event Highlights

  • Distance Options

    • Kids Trail Fun Run | .5 mile run

    • 5k | 3.1 mile run

    • 10k | 6.2 mile run

    • Double Up| complete the 10k followed by the 5k

  • scenic trail run course in beautiful Lake Elmo Park Reserve

  • Bottled water provided at the water stops

  • Post-race bonfire and pancake feed to enjoy the fall atmosphere with your fellow athletes (pandemic permitting)

  • Parking | $7 for a 1-day pass

  • Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome

Packet Pick-up

Saturday, October 10

 7:30am at Lake Elmo Park Reserve before the race

Your race packet will include all the materials you need for your race: race bib, timing chip, and some fun items like your event shirt  (if you selected the shirt option) and special offers. Those registered will receive an email on the Monday prior to the race with all the details, any course updates, and an age group breakdown by race category.

Race Schedule

7:30am | Park and parking areas open (parking NOT included in the registration fee - $7 at the gate unless you have a county parking pass)

7:30am | Registration and packet pick-up opens 

8:25am | 10k race announcements

8:30am | 10k starts

9:55am | 5k race announcements

10:00am | 5k starts

10:45am | Kids Fun Run starts

11:00am | Awards and post-race bonfire and pancake feed (pandemic permitting)

Awards*

  • Top overall male and female athletes

  • Top 3 male and female athletes in each age group (19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+)

  • Fun Run | finisher medals (no place awards)

 

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place age group winners will receive an age group medal. Overall male and female winners are not eligible for age group awards (no double dipping).**

*In the event current pandemic limitations issued by the Governor have not been eased, no awards or awards ceremony will be possible (Eff. 1/9/2021 limiting participation, enforcing social distancing including requiring athletes depart immediately upon finishing their race.)

 

**Must be present to win. If you want your award and can't stay, shipping cost is your responsibility.**

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