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

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

View 2021 Run the Valley Results

27th Annual Run the Valley

This year's race is scheduled for Sat, Sept 11, 2021. Begins and ends at Brookview Golden Valley.

  • 7:30 am: Flag raising to recognize and honor the 20th anniversary of 9/11
  • 7:45 am: 0.2k Kids Fun Run
  • 8 am: 10k Run
  • 8:10 am: 5k Run
  • 8:15 am: 5k Walk

+2021 Registration

  • In Person
    • Register in person by Friday, Sept 10, 2021 (by 2 pm) at Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway.
  • By Mail
  • Online
  • Race Day
    • Register at Brookview on race day between 7 and 7:45 am.

*New this year* Participants will receive a Run The Valley beanie.

+2021 Routes

The course runs through residential Golden Valley. Use this route while completing your race or create your own route.

- 5K & 10K route map

+ Sponsor Run The Valley

+ 2021 Volunteer Opportunities

All positions report to Brian Erickson, Recreation Supervisor and staff liaison to the Golden Valley Human Services Fund.

Course Helpers

  • People Needed: 20+
  • Time Period: 7:15 - 10 am
  • Responsibilities: As assigned by police, stand along the course to direct runners and walkers or assist at water tables, and clean up course when race is finished
  • Location: Outdoors along the race route