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September 23: St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
Sep
23
8:00 AM08:00

September 23: St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

Join WeRunMPLSer Andrea's work's team at the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer on September 23rd! Details below:

Event Logistics:
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: Doors open at 8:00 am, Opening Ceremony at 9:00 am, Race starting at 9:15 am

U.S. Bank Stadium
900 South 5th Street
MPLS 55415

*The race ends on the field!

Shoot us a note at hello@werunmpls.com with any questions!

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September 16: TCO Vikings 5k
Sep
16
8:00 AM08:00

September 16: TCO Vikings 5k

Saturday, September 16

8:00am

WeRunMPLSer, Nate, is taking on the TCO Vikings 5k + you're invited to join! Below are the details + the link for more info.

Finish a 5K on the 50 yard line of U.S. Bank Stadium! Registration includes a custom t-shirt, 2017 participation medal, commemorative photo, tour of the Vikings Locker Room and more.

REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

  • TCO Vikings 5K Custom T-shirt
  • Commemorative Photo
  • Post-race Food and beverages
  • 2017 Participation Medal
  • Chance to Win Vikings Door Prizes
  • Tour of the Vikings Locker Room at U.S. Bank Stadium
  • 400 Vikings Rewards Points - Please be sure to create an account by the day of the race in order to earn the points!

More info: http://bit.ly/2tSQLZS

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August 19: MnSPE 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Walk Fundraiser
Aug
19
8:00 AM08:00

August 19: MnSPE 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Walk Fundraiser

Join the FIRST MnSPE 5K race/1 mile fun walk! All are invited! 

Registration includes a t-shirt, water and post-race snacks. This is a fun run; there are lawn games as a post-race activity as wells as math activities for the kids. There will be a time clock but no official chip timing. 

Proceeds go to undergraduate engineering scholarships (MN Professional Engineers Foundation) and Minnesota MATHCOUNTS.

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017

Time: 8:00 a.m. registration opens, 9:00 a.m. race start

Location: The trail outside the MnSPE office - 880 Blue Gentian Rd. Eagan, MN 55121

Cost:

  • $30 before July 25
  • $35 July 26-August 15
  • $40 day of event
  • $10 kids (18 and under)

For more info visit: http://www.mnspe.org/event/5k2017

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August 6: Fifteen's 5k
Aug
6
8:00 AM08:00

August 6: Fifteen's 5k

Resident WeRunMPLS Twins fan, Nate, is taking on Twin Cities in Motions' Fifteen's 5k + you're invited to join in! Below are the details + the link to TCIM's website to learn more + sign up.

Ticket Opportunity

Register before July 23 to purchase game tickets to see the August 6 Minnesota Twins play the Texas Rangers!

Grand Slam Gear

Receive a short-sleeve Fifteen's 5K tee shirt for participating.

Memorable Finish

Finish the race by entering Target Field. The final stretch takes you around the field and ends near home plate!

Twins Meet & Greet

Exit the field and collect your medal from a Twins player! Glen and other players are available for autographs and photos.

Good Vibes

By participating in Fifteen's 5K, you'll help us benefit the PrairieCare Child & Family Fund.

Trusted Organization

This event is organized by Twin Cities In Motion, the region’s premier running event organization.

More info: http://bit.ly/2t8DclQ

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August 2: Hyland 4 Mile Trail Race | WERUNMPLS
Aug
2
6:00 PM18:00

August 2: Hyland 4 Mile Trail Race | WERUNMPLS

Last summer a group of WeRunMPLSers spent four Wednesday nights running trails at the Endless Summer Trail Run Series + it was a blast. We're going back again this year + we can't wait! Each race is $25 + you get pizza, beer + a great time on the trails. Find all the series info here: http://www.estrs.com/

The last one is in August + basic details are below! For full details on the August race, visit here: http://www.estrs.com/hyland/. Let us know if we'll see you there + be sure to rep WeRunMPLS with your tee/tank!

When: Wednesday August 2, 2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM

Where: Hyland Park Reserve
10145 Bush Lake Rd
Bloomington, MN 55438

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July 23: St. Jude Ride & 5k Run Featuring Ryan Dungry and friends
Jul
23
8:00 AM08:00

July 23: St. Jude Ride & 5k Run Featuring Ryan Dungry and friends

WeRunMPLSer Nick is heading out to the St. Jude Ride & 5k Run on July 23rd to volunteer + support a great organization. Details on the event below; sign up to participate or join Nick + volunteer: http://bit.ly/2t8NF0R

The St. Jude Ride & 5K Run Featuring Ryan Dungey and Friends is a one-day biking and running event benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital with routes designed to be both fun and challenging. A race village will anchor the looped courses and feature a kids course, food, music and more. Have fun, be active and join us in raising funds for the kids of St. Jude.

Location: Afton Apple Orchard
14421 90th Street
Hastings, MN 55033

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July 12: Lebanon 7 Mile Trail Race | WeRunMPLS
Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

July 12: Lebanon 7 Mile Trail Race | WeRunMPLS

Last summer a group of WeRunMPLSers spent four Wednesday nights running trails at the Endless Summer Trail Run Series + it was a blast. We're going back again this year + we can't wait! Each race is $25 + you get pizza, beer + a great time on the trails. Find all the series info here: http://www.estrs.com/

The third one is in July + basic details are below! For full details on the July race, visit here: http://www.estrs.com/lebanon-7mi/. Let us know if we'll see you there + be sure to rep WeRunMPLS with your tee/tank!

When: Wednesday July 12, 2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM

Where: Lebanon Hills Regional Park – Dakota County
Jensen Lake Trailhead
1350 Carriage Hills Drive
Eagan, MN 55123 

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June 30: Let's Taco 'Bout Running
Jun
30
6:00 PM18:00

June 30: Let's Taco 'Bout Running

TC Running Company is hosting their second Let's Taco 'Bout Running on June 30th + they have a very special guest for their 2nd installment: Carson Caprara. Caprara is the Director of Global Footwear at Brooks Sports + will be on-hand to give a behind-the-scenes look at footwear design, development and manufacturing. He'll demonstrate what goes into designing the shoes you love, and give insight into what's next.

He'll also talk about current projects Brooks is working on, including the all-new Ghost 10. TC Running Co will have it on-hand EARLY before launch for you to check out and try on.

The details:
**FRIDAY - JUNE 30TH**
+ Taco Truck at 6pm
+ Presentation begins at 6:45pm
+ Eden Prairie location
+ Please RSVP for the event to help us plan seating and tacos, here: http://bit.ly/2rde2TM

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June 16-18: Grandma's Marathon Weekend
Jun
16
to Jun 18

June 16-18: Grandma's Marathon Weekend

Several of our runners are taking on Grandma's Marathon this June + others of us are going to be there to cheer them on. Friday night, Kaitlyn's family will be hosting a pre-race dinner. If you're interested in joining us for the dinner, cheering with us during the race or hanging out throughout the weekend, shoot us a note at hello@werunmpls.com + Kaitlyn will get you all the details!

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JUNE 14: French 5KM Trail Race | WERUNMPLS
Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

JUNE 14: French 5KM Trail Race | WERUNMPLS

Last summer a group of WeRunMPLSers spent four Wednesday nights running trails at the Endless Summer Trail Run Series + it was a blast. We're going back again this year + we can't wait! Each race is $25 + you get pizza, beer + a great time on the trails. Find all the series info here: http://www.estrs.com/

The second one is in June + basic details are below! For full details on the June race, visit here: http://www.estrs.com/french-5km/. Let us know if we'll see you there + be sure to rep WeRunMPLS with your tee/tank! 

When: Wednesday June 14, 2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM

Where: French Regional Park
12605 Rockford Road
Plymouth, MN 55441

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June 13: Twins Game Outing!
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

June 13: Twins Game Outing!

WeRunMPLS is heading to the ballpark on Tuesday, June 13th for a Twins vs. Mariners game starting at 7:10 pm. Tickets for the event are $22 (left field bleachers). For those interested in pre-game refreshments we will be meeting at Modist at 6pm and then head over to the game to meet the rest of the crew!

Modist Brewing
505 North 3rd Street
MPLS 55401

We are excited for our WeRunMPLS community to come out and enjoy a night of baseball but this event is open to all friends and family so please spread the word.

If you are interested in joining us, please email jen@werunmpls.com with your ticket order by Thursday, June 8th. We are asking that all tickets be paid in advance through Jen/Kaitlyn. 

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May 24: Lebanon 10KM Trail Race | WeRunMPLS
May
24
6:00 PM18:00

May 24: Lebanon 10KM Trail Race | WeRunMPLS

Last summer a group of WeRunMPLSers spent four Wednesday nights running trails at the Endless Summer Trail Run Series + it was a blast. We're going back again this year + we can't wait! Each race is $25 + you get pizza, beer + a great time on the trails. Find all the series info here: http://www.estrs.com/

The first one is in May + basic details are below! For full details on the May race, visit here: http://www.estrs.com/lebanon-10km/. Let us know if we'll see you there + be sure to rep WeRunMPLS with your tee/tank!

When: Wednesday May 24, 2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM

Where: Lebanon Hills Regional Park – Dakota County
Jensen Lake Trailhead
1350 Carriage Hills Drive
Eagan, MN 55123 

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Dr. Jeremy + WeRunMPLS
May
20
11:00 AM11:00

Dr. Jeremy + WeRunMPLS

After the May Long Run Saturday (May 20), we're heading back to Kaitlyn's place for post-run brunch PLUS we'll have a special guest onsite! 

Dr. Jeremy from Marty Chiropractic & Wellness in Lakeville will be hosting a session specifically designed for WeRunMPLSers. You can expect things like Functional Movement Assessments, foam rolling tips and tricks and more! 

If you're interested in this part of the morning, show up to one of our Thursday night runs or for the long run to get location information and additional details. Don't miss it!

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Lake Minnetonka Half Marathon
May
7
7:30 AM07:30

Lake Minnetonka Half Marathon

A few of our runners are toeing the line at the Lake Minnetonka Half Marathon this May! Sign up to race with them or show up to cheer them on. Find all the race info here: https://www.lakeminnetonkahalfmarathon.com/

Let us know if we'll see you there + be sure to rep WeRunMPLS with your tee/tank!

When: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Start Time: 7:30 AM

Where: 714 Lake Street East
Wayzata, MN 55391

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Seis de Mayo with WeRunMPLS
May
6
6:00 PM18:00

Seis de Mayo with WeRunMPLS

 

There's only one Cinco de Mayo, but you can keep the fiesta going all weekend long with Seis de Mayo at Mereschu's on Saturday, May 6th at 6:00 pm. We'll have tacos, mojitos, and lawn games, so start practicing your three-legged racing and questionable high school Spanish. 

Volunteers needed for a few items (Meredith will take care of the taco meat and get the toppings and cerveza started): 

  • Lawn games: bocce, croquet, etc. (we'll for sure have cornhole and sack racing!) 
  • Crayons / colored pencils / coloring books 
  • Mojito supplies (margs welcome too)
  • Beer (Sol, Corona, Tecate, etc.)
  • Tortilla chips / tortillas / taco shells
  • Shredded cheese
  • Shredded lettuce / olives
  • Sour cream
  • Salsa
  • Something sweet (tres leches? flan?)

To RSVP, sign up for what you're bringing and receive directions to the party, email Meredith Schultz at mereschu@gmail.com. RSVPs by May 3 much appreciated.

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