2020 Registration Opens in April

Supporting Students in Osseo Area Schools

Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Lace up your sneakers and team up with the District 279 Foundation and Kidstop (ISD 279 school-aged care program) and participate in the 9th Annual Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk. This event is chipped timed and will be held on Saturday, August 8 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 8, 2020
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

Early Bird Registration - Closes June 30

$15 Individual Youth 0-18 yrs
$25 Individual Adult 19 yrs and above
$60 Family (3+ reservations)

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

2019 Sponsors

Starting Line Sponsor

Allina Health


​​Jersey Mike’s Subs Maple Grove

Life Time Fitness

​Maple Grove Hospital

Maple Grove Pearle Vision

Northwest Area Jaycees


Finish Line Sponsors

Device Pitstop

Dojo Karate

​GoGo squeeZ

​Maureen's Readers

​Orangetheory Fitness Maple Grove​

​Park Nicollet Clinic

Jarrod Peterson Real Estate Group– Edina Realty

​Playground Plaza

TruStone Financial

Water Stop Sponsors

Action Radio and Communications

​Burn Boot Camp


Maple Grove Voice

Restore Chiropractic

​Brian and Linda Siverson-Hall

Tide Dry Cleaners

Universal Athletic

Additional support provided by: Brooklyn Park Sun Post, CCX Media, Costco, Lifetouch, Osseo Maple Grove Champlin Dayton Press, Sam’s Club and Trader Joe’s