District 279 Foundation accepting registrations for 3rd Annual Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk

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.

The Third Annual District 279 Foundation Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk takes place Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove.

The Third Annual District 279 Foundation Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk takes place Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove.

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.

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