The 4th Annual District 279 Foundation Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 16 at Elm Creek Park Reserve. This event is a fundraiser to benefit media centers in each of the Osseo Area Schools.
Important times on race day include:
- 8 a.m. – registration
- 9 a.m. – 1K mascot race and family fun run/walk start
- 9:30 a.m. – 5K run and 5K walk start
The 5K walk course is pet and stroller friendly. Awards will be presented to the top three males and females in the following age groups: 5-12; 13 to 18; 19 to 35; 36 to 49; and 50-plus.
Early bird registration through July 25 is $15 for youth up to age 18 and $30 for adults. Registration fees after July 25 increase to $20 youth/$35 adults.
Elm Creek Park Reserve’s Acorn Area is located at 12400 James Dean Parkway, Maple Grove.
Sponsorship and donation opportunities are available. Contact District 279 Foundation at 763-391-7118.
-Published June 23, 2014