Here are the Great White Bear Grand Prix point standings after race #8 – The Run For the Apples. Kelly Keller Ramacier leads the Women’s division with 587 points. John Arnett leads the Men’s division with 599 points. There are many close age group races that could still be determined at the last Grand Prix race of the year, the Great Pumpkin Chase 5K at Lake Elmo Park Reserve on Saturday, October 31
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Just because Summer seems to be coming to an end, FrontRunner still has many great events planned for you this Fall.
September 12 and 13th – The Square Lake Triathlon. Saturday is the Short Course. a 1/2 mile swim, 18 mile bike and 5 mile run. Sunday is the Long Course. This day is a 1.2 mile swim, 52 mile bike and a 13 mile run. The Square Lake Triathlon has always been a favorite to all. The clean water of Square Lake. The great roads for biking that have wide shoulders and have all been repaved over the past few years. and the country run.
September 19 – The Park Tool “Fall Classic” Duathlon. This annual event is held at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and consist of a 3 mile run, 14 mile bike and 2.5 mile run.
September 20 – The William O’Brien 10 Mile Trail Run – Held within William O’Brien State Park, enjoy trail running at it’s finest.
September 26 – The Cascade Falls Duathlon at Osceola, Wisconsin – Finish your multisport season off with a really fun event. This event is a 3 mile run, 14 mile bike, and 3 mile run
October 17 – The Run For The Apples 5 Miles Run/Walk – This great trail run takes you through the pumpkin patches, strawberry fields and apple orchards at Pine Tree Apple Orchard in White Bear Lake. Also has a fun kid’s run. Pine Tree provides great apple treat to all participants after the event. This is one of our favorites.
Finally, there is the Great Pumpkin Chase on October 31. There are two trail runs, a 5K, 10K and a great kids run (the Dracula Dash). Come in costume. This event is at Lake Elmo Park Reserve. Lake Elmo Park Reserve has some of the best running trails in the Twin Cities
So you can see, just because summer seems to be coming to an end, don’t put that bike and running shoes away yet. See all of FrontRunner’s Events
The 14th Annual Stockyard Days 5K/10K and Kids Fun Run is this Saturday, August 8, at Long Lake Park Reserve in New Brighton. Both the 5K and the 10K start at 8:00 a.m.
The location – Come and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Long Lake Regional Park and surrounding neighborhood. The event is part of New Brighton’s Stockyard Days, a community celebration which includes an Antique Car Run. After the run, stay for the arrival of the antique cars in the early afternoon at the park.
The course – Both the 5K and 10K are entirely in the park. The 10K does 2 laps of the 5K.
The Kids Fun Run starts at approximately 8:45 and will consist of a 1/4-mile run for the age 5 and under kids and 1/2-mile run for older kids. Parents are free to register their children in either run.
The 5K is Race #7 of the Great White Bear Grand Prix
We are excited to let you know that this year’s run’s main sponsor is the Minnesota Beef Council – check out their website for great recipe ideas!