Stockyard Days 5K and 10K this weekend

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!

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