Run For The Apples 5 Mile Run/Walk and 1/3 Mile Kids Fun Run

White Bear Lake, Minnesota

9:00 a.m.
October 19, 2019

Pine Tree Apple Orchard

This is the 33rd year for the Run for the Apples. What started in 1986 with a group of about 60 runners has turned into one of the Twin Cities favorite runs and walk. Apple treats available to all participants after the run.

Event Information


33rd Annual

SEE WHO IS COMING – as of October 13, 2019


The location – Pine Tree Orchard is located in White Bear Lake, Minnesota just northeast of the Twin Cities. Hundreds of individuals and families from the area make trips to Pine Tree Orchard a family tradition. Join them this year!

During the fall Pine Tree offers weekend entertainment, pony rides, wagon rides, and a corn maze; pick your own pumpkins, a large variety of apples, homemade bakery products, caramel apples, fresh cider, gifts and more!

Pine Tree’s bakery is famous throughout the area for creating a variety of special apple and strawberry treats. Their pies have received rave reviews for many years because of their homemade taste. Whether it’s a traditional or seasonal favorite there is something just for you.

The Jacobson family from the Pine Tree Apple Orchard are always outstanding host.  The is a link to a map to the orchard on the website but it is easy to find.  Take Hwy 96 east from White Bear, turn left on Apple Orchard Road, follow to Pine Tree Apple Orchard.  After the race, you can stick around for hayrides, trips to the corn maze and pumpkin patch and everyday Pine Tree fun.  Don’t forget to bring an apple pie and some donuts home.

The course – This beautiful course is on the trails through the apple orchard, strawberry fields and pumpkin patch. The footing varies from gravel to pavement. You will compete with some of the best runners in the midwest or you can just enjoy walking through the scenic countryside.

Long Sleeve t shirts to all 5 Mile finishers,  All Kids Fun Run participants receive a short sleeve shirt and a finisher’s medal.
**Only those who are registered by Wednesday, October 16 are guaranteed to get their shirt on race day   Registrations received on Thursday and Friday and on race day will get a shirt but may have to wait and pick it up at Dale Grambush Farmers Insurance Office, 2202 5th Street Suite #24 in White Bear Lake after Thursday, October 24

Results are Chip timed with Mylaps/ChampionChip.

Awards for top 3 Male and female in each category – age group – 15 and under, 16-19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 and older, Clydesdales (Males over 220 lbs), and Athenas (Women over 165 lbs.).   Top 2 overall male and female receive a trophy

Top male and female in each age group received an apple pie

Registration is limited to the first 1000

Please carpool if possible

Please bring a non-perishable food item for the White Bear Food Shelf

Complete entry form and mail with check/money order to:
Run for the Apples
FrontRunner Events
1665 9th Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110


Event Fees
                                                                                      5 Mile Run/Walk              Kids  1/3 Mile Fun Run
Through October 18                                                         $35.00                                       $10.00
Race day                                                                               $45.00                                       $15.00

Online Registration Closes at Midnight Thursday October 17.  There will be race day registration.  Paper registration will continue through race day.  No registrations will be taken over the phone.  Cash and check are accepted on race day.




There will not be any pre race packet pickup on Friday because of a work schedule.  We will make sure that there are plenty of help checking in everyone on Saturday morning.

Race Day Schedule

Race Day Registration/packet pickup: 8:00 – 9:00
9:00 a.m. – 5 Mile Run/Walk Starts
Approximately 10:15 – Kids 1/3 Mile Fun Run Starts
10:30 – Awards

Please wear your bib number on the front of your shirt/jacket. It will contain your timing chip.

Online results will be posted at usually by mid afternoon race day


Past Race Results          2018 results 2017 Results   2016 Results  2015 Results      2014 Results  2013 Results       2012 Results


Race Contact Information

Race Director – Randy Fulton