Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, August 11, 2018


Lace up your sneakers and team up with the District 279 Foundation and Kidstop (ISD 279 school-aged care program) and participate in the 8th Annual Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk. This event is chipped timed and will be held on Saturday, August 11 at Elm Creek Park Reserve. 


While everyone loves supporting a good cause, many families also appreciate the health and social benefits of a run/walk. Proceeds from this family-friendly event will be allocated to media centers (library) in Osseo Area Schools to purchase learning resources. 


Saturday, August 11, 2018
Elm Creek Park Reserve Acorn Area
12400 James Dean Parkway
Maple Grove, MN 55369

8:00 AM Check-In
9:00 AM 1K Family/Mascot Fun Run/Walk
9:30 AM 5K Run starts
9:30 AM 5K Walk starts
10:15 AM Awards Ceremony


Registration Closes August 4
$20 Individual Youth 0-18 yrs
$35 Individual Adult 19 yrs and above
$70 Family (3+ reservations)

Day of Event Walk-Up Registration
$40 All Ages

Awards for runners, in these categories male and female, will be presented at the finish line after the run is completed per age groups as follows:
5-12 years
13-18 years
19-35 years
36-49 years
50+ years

Making a Difference

2018 Sponsors

Awards Ceremony Sponsor








Starting Line Sponsor

Jersey Mike's Subs Maple Grove

Maple Grove Hospital


Finish Line Sponsors

Dojo Karate

GoGo squeeZ

Hy-Vee

Jarrod Peterson Real Estate Group – Edina Realty

​Orangetheory Fitness Maple Grove​

​Playground Plaza 

​TruStone Financial


Water Stop Sponsors

Action Radio and Communications

Device Pitstop

Mackin

Maple Grove Voice

​Minnesota Reading Corps and       Minnesota Math Corps

​Tide Dry Cleaners

​Twin Cities Orthopedics

Universal Athletic



Additional support has been provided by:

Costco, Jack Link’s, Lifetouch,

Riverdale Pediatric Dentistry, Sam's Club,

Trader Joe's and Alex Wallner Entertainment