The Third Annual District 279 Foundation Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk will take place Saturday, Aug. 17, at Elm Creek Park Reserve in the Acorn Area. 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
• 9:30 a.m. — 5K competitive run and 5K walk
Registration is $15 for youth up to age 18 and $25 for adults. 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: 12 and under, 13 to 18, 19 to 35, 36 to 49, and 50-plus.
Register online at district279foundation.org. Select the registration link for the Reading is Fun — 5K Run/Walk.
Elm Creek Park Reserve’s Acorn Area is located at 12400 James Dean Parkway in Maple Grove.