2019 5K Walk/Run (Sunday, August 18)
Timed 5K Walk/Run Details
- $30 – Adult 5K Walk/Run
Group Discount – $5 off each registration fee for groups of 5 or more (adult registration fee only).
Kids Fun Run & Obstacle Course Details
- $10, ages 2-11
- 8:00 am – Check-in opens
- 8:30 am – Kids Fun Run begins
- 9:00 am – Adult 5K Walk/Run begins
- 10:00 am – Awards ceremony
- 10:30 am – Event closes.
Registration packets with race bib and timing chip can be picked up the morning of the race beginning at 8:00 am at the registration table at Como Lakeside Pavilion. Immediately following the race, participants can review their results at http://www.gopherstateevents.com/. Click on “Open Results”, then “Road Race” and you’ll find “Strides 4 Sight” under “Event”.
Participants will awarded a custom medal at the conclusion of the race and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers will be awarded distinct medals during a ceremony at the end of the event. Kids Fun Run participants will receive ribbons.
Participants will receive a Strides 4 Sight t-shirt (guaranteed to individuals registered on/before Monday, August 5 at 12:00pm), customer water bottle, and gifts from Strides 4 Sight sponsors.
Post-race snacks, bottles of water, centrally located restroom facilities, live music, and a bounce house and obstacle course for kids.
Directions (1360 N. Lexington Pkwy., St. Paul, MN 55117):
Como Lake can most easily be approached on Lexington Ave. about half way between I94 and Hwy 36, which both have Lexington Ave. exits. Guests can also park in Bandana Square, a few blocks away.
- From Minneapolis: drive East on I-94 or North on 35E to Hwy 36 East.
- From St. Paul: drive West on I-94 or North on 35E to Hwy 36 West.
- From I94: Drive North on Lexington Ave; from Hwy 36, drive south on Lexington Ave.