Bee with us for a 5K fun run/walk held in the only national park offering scenic views of the Mississippi River! Following the 5K, take part in an organized river cleanup, learn about efforts to protect pollinators, and enjoy plenty of live music, entertainment, and Earth Day festivities.
Save our bees and their habitat by participating in a national movement!
Get "sweet" swag:
All paid participants receive a T-shirt, headband, and other sweet swag
In previous years, all participants were entered into a drawing for a chance to win great prizes such as:
• 55 inch flat screen TV
• Club Purple MN Vikings (2 tickets) - game date to be determined, tickets includes all food and beverages on the game day
• 2 Minnesota Vikings Tickets- row 12 • Bee Gifts
• $50 Gift Certificate to Kramarczuk’s
• $50 Gift Certificate to Discount 70
• $50 Gift Certificate to Elsie’s
• St. Marons Dinner for 2
Costumes are welcome, with prizes for the best! Swarms encouraged!
• Best Dressed Female
• Best Dressed Male
• Best Dressed Children
• Best Dressed Pet
• Best Dressed Team
Join a fun, family friendly event hosted by the Great River Coalition in partnership
with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and the National Park Service.
All paid participants will receive a long-sleeved tech shirt plus a bee headband.
Cost is $35, $40 on race day. Kids 6 & under free. Prizes for best costumes!
Pick up race packet at Mill City Running on Friday, April 19, 3:00-6:00 pm.
411 E Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55413.
Please help with the River Cleanup, which starts at 9:30 am.
Bags & gloves will be provided.
PRE-RACE PACKET PICKUP
Mill City Running
411 East Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis
Friday, April 19, 3:00 - 6:00 pm
REGISTRATION opens at 7:30 am
PACKET PICKUP opens at 7:30 am
FUN RUN/WALK starts at 9:00 am
RIVER CLEANUP starts at 9:30 am (bags & gloves will be provided)
For more information and opportunities to volunteer or be a sponsor, please download the following forms:
• 5K Bee Run Flyer
• 5K Bee Run Team Challenge
• 5K Bee Run Volunteer Form
• 5K Bee Run Sponsor Form
• 5K Bee Run Course Map and Race Day Details