The 5th Annual Shrapnel Happens 5K Run/Walk Event

October 21, 2014 - 1 minute read

shrapnel happens 5k race

Bring your family and friends out to Veteran’s Park in Richfield, MN on November 9th, 2014 to honor those who have served. The 5K is a timed run/walk through Veteran’s Park and Nicollet Park with awards given for top male and female in each 10 year age category.

steve knowlton The event will also be having a local running celebrity attending and speaking to participants. We are honored to have Steve Knowlton, a Prior Lake, MN runner, joining us for our 2014 race!

Steve recently completed a 3,000 mile cross country run from Oceanside, CA to Washington, DC to raise awareness of the needs of our veterans.

veterans day race

This yea​r’s event will benefit the Minnesota charity Pets Loyal 2 Vets. (  Pets Loyal 2 Vets is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to connect US Military Veterans diagnosed and treated for PTSD, TBI or physical assault traumas with specially trained companion, therapy and Psychiatric Service Dogs free of charge to the veteran

The 2014 event is sponsored by ZapEvent Online Registration and Copy Right Printing

All registered participants will receive a Shrapnel Happens travel mug to fill up at the post-race hot cocoa bar


Pre-Registration Online Sept 2-Nov 7 $30.00

Race Day: $35.00

For more information or to register for the 5th Annual Shrapnel Happens 5k Run/Walk Event visit: