Runners welcome at Annual Autumn Woods Classic Oct. 13

From hardcore distance runners to casual walkers and kids with energy to burn, the annual “Autumn Woods Classic” offers something for everyone.

On Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove, the Autumn Woods Classic will feature a 10K run, 5K run/walk and 1K kids’ run.

Team 5K and 10K categories are also available.

There will be family activities as well, which include musical entertainment, climbing wall, kids’ obstacle course, crafts and displays. Free pumpkins will be given to the first 400 1K runners.

Cost for the 10K and 5K races is $29 for day-of registration and just $23 for pre-registration. Cost for the 1K kids’ run is $9 day-of and just $5 for pre-registration. The pre-registration deadline is Oct.8.

For race times and additional event details, visit or call 763-559-6700. Volunteers also are needed. Call 763-559-6706 to volunteer.