2019 Sponsors


Starting Line Sponsor

Northwest Area Jaycees


Finish Line Sponsors

Dojo Karate

​GoGo squeeZ

Jarrod Peterson Real Estate Group– Edina Realty

TruStone Financial




Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, August 10, 2019


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 10 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 10, 2019
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

Supporting Students in Osseo Area Schools