Reading is Fun 2018 logoGrab your family and friends and head to the starting line at this year’s Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Elm Creek Park Reserve (12400 James Deane Pkwy., Maple Grove).

This annual event returns for its eighth year and serves as a healthy and social opportunity that also supports media centers in Osseo Area Schools. Individuals and families may register online through Aug. 4, or in person on the morning of the race.

Important times on race day include:

  • 8 a.m. – Check in and registration
  • 9 a.m. – 1K family fun run/walk; mascot race
  • 9:30 a.m. – 5K run/walk start

Awards will be presented to the top finishers in the following age groups: 5 to 12; 13 to 18; 19 to 35; 36 to 49; and 50-plus. More information

Prefer to cheer the racers on from the sidelines? Check out how you can get involved with these volunteer opportunities.