Y Run 5K, 10K & 1 Mile is a family friendly event that helps promote a healthy lifestyle so all can thrive at any stage of life.  All events are chip timed, and the 5K & 10K are run on USATF Certified courses.  Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome to participate.  The 1 Mile is perfect for those just starting to run or walk. 

Race Day Schedule

7:00 a.m. - Race Day registration and packet pick-up near Executive Center on NW corner of Lake Calhoun. This is the hub for all race events.

8:15 a.m.  - 1 Mile run/walk

8:45 a.m. - 10K run/walk

9:00 a.m. - 5K run/walk

* All participants must register for the race regardless of age. No strollers will be allowed on the course.

Fun & Activities

After running or walking, enjoy family-friendly activities near the finish line.

In addition to celebrating healthy living, this event will celebrate spring. All participants are invited to come dressed to enjoy the season - whether your favorite part of spring is rabbits, flowers, butterflies, or trees, all are welcome. 

Your Y Run Intention

Your inspiration to run is incredible and the Y Run offers you the opportunity to race with intention.  Whether you are running in memory of a loved one, running in honor of a survivor, or running in recognition of someone or something you care about, please let us know and we will make sure your special intention is acknowledged.  You will have the opportunity to write your race intention on your bib with your number for the race.


Parking is on residential streets or in the Calhoun Executive Center Parking Lot.

Executive Center Parking lot is at 3033 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis, MN.


We do not allow refunds.  Remember, if you cannot make it to the event, your registration fee is supporting healthy living programs for youth and families across the Twin Cities.

Pre-Race Packet Pick-up

Friday, April 14, 2017 — 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
2125 E. Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Race Website

More details are available at www.ymcarun.org.