Run the Valley - 5K Race/Walk, 10K Race

Run the Valley, the Golden Valley Human Services Fund's annual 5K/10K race and 5K walk, has become a successful fundraiser for organizations that benefit the community. The GVHSF allocates the funds to local human service organizations.

2014 Race Results

Coming soon.

20th Annual Run the Valley

Saturday, April 12, 2014
7:45 am 0.2K Kid's Fun Run
8 am 10K run
8:10 am 5K run
8:15 am 5K walk

Begins and ends at Brookview Community Center (get directions). The 5K and 10K races will be chip-timed.

T-shirts (while supplies last), water stops and post-race complimentary snacks will be provided. Runners’ times are posted at the end of the race at raceberryjam.com and andersonraces.com.

Routes

The certified course runs through residential Golden Valley. Start and finish near the Brookview Community Center entrance, 200 Brookview Parkway.

2012 route

View the certified route maps: 5k Certified Route | 10k Certified Route

 

Awards

Commemorative medallions are given to the first place male and female runners in each age category (under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+) for both the 5K and 10K Runs. Walkers do not receive awards.

Registration

  • In Person
    Register in person at Brookview Community Center, 200 Brookview Parkway (M-F, 8 am-4:30 pm)
    (Special hours: April 10, 1-7 pm; April 11, 9 am-3 pm). Download 2014 registration form.
  • By Mail or Fax
    Register by mail or fax anytime, but entry form and fee must be received by Friday, April 11 at 3 pm. Fax entry with VISA/Mastercard information to 763-512-2344.
  • Online
    Register online at www.zapevent.com or www.active.com by April 10. There is an additional fee for online registration.
  • Race Day
    Register at Brookview Community Center on race day between 7 and 7:45 am. Download 2014 registration form.

Race Fee

  • $25 by Feb 28
  • $30 March 1 - April 11 by 3 pm
  • $40 on race day from 7 - 7:45 am
  • Children 12 and under may register for $15 when accompanied by an adult.
    (Youth fee includes t-shirt and race number only. Chip timing is not included. To be eligible for a medal, chip timing must be used.)
  • NEW IN 2014: Kid's 0.2K Fun Run - $5 (Includes race number and participation ribbon)

Race Packets and T-shirts

Pre-registered runners can pick up race packets and long-sleeve T-shirts April 10 (1-7 pm) and April 11 (9 am-3 pm) at Brookview Community Center. All others will be picked up on race day beginning at 7 am.

Register before March 1 to guarantee your T-shirt size. The GVHSF will try to accomodate T-shirt size requests after March 1.

2013 Sponsors

Corporate sponsors are Bassett Creek Dental, City of Golden Valley, Golden Valley Community Foundation, and Liberty Carton. Other sponsors include Al's Coffee, Cable 12/NWCT, Chiquita Banana, Einstein Bros Bagels, Finken Great Glacier Water, Go Health Chiropractic, Old Fashioned Donut Shoppe, Perkins Family Restaurant-Hwy 55, Perkins Family Restaurant-394, Road ID, Valley Pastries, and Yoplait USA.

Volunteer Opportunities

T-shirt Contest

The deadline for entries in the 2014 Run The Valley T-Shirt Contest is Jan 8, 2014.

Photos by JStar Inspirations Photo