It’s Never Too Early To Register For “Run The Valley”

Run The Valley, one of Golden Valley’s most popular events, will mark its 21st anniversary Saturday, April 11. It’s not to early to start planning. In fact, you can save money by registering now.

Sponsored by the Golden Valley Human Services FundRun The Valley raises funds for organizations the benefit the community. In 2014, the event drew 452 participants and raised $15,420.

The morning kicks off at 7:45 am with a 0.2K Kids Fun Run. The 10K race begins at  8 am, followed by the 5K race at 8:10 am and the 5K walk at 8:15 am. Start and finish is at Brookview Community Center, 200 Brookview Parkway S. The certified course runs through residential Golden Valley. Water stops and post-race complimentary snacks are donated by area businesses.

How To Register

  • Online at www.zapevent.com and www.active.com (additional fees apply)
  • Download form and submit by mail with payment to 200 Brookview Parkway, 55426 or by fax (763-512-2344)
  • In person at Brookview Community Center
  • On race day, from 7−7:45 am at Brookview Community Center

Entry fee is $30 before Feb 28, $35 March 1–April 10 (by 3 pm), and $40 on race day. Includes long sleeved moisture-wick shirt, race number, and chip timing. Children 12 and under may register for $20 when accompanied by an adult entry (youth fee includes T-shirt and race number only). To be eligible for a medal, chip timing must be used. Shirt sizes guaranteed if registered by March 1. All proceeds are allocated to non-profit organizations that serve Golden Valley residents in need.

Last year’s corporate sponsors were Bassett Creek Dental, Channel 12/NWCT, the City of Golden Valley, and Liberty Carton/LDI. Other sponsors include Al’s Coffee, Byerly’s-Golden Valley, Caribou Coffee-Golden Valley, Chiquita Banana, Einstein Bros Bagels, Finken Great Glacier Water, Go Health Chiropractic, Old Fashioned Donut Shoppe, Perkins Family Restaurant-Hwy 55, Perkins Family Restaurant-I394, Pilgrim Cleaners, Road ID, Valley Pastries, and Yoplait USA.

Get more information here or call Park and Recreation at 763-512-2345.

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