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Saturday, May 13, 2017
4135 E Lake Harriet Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55419
When: Friday, May 12, 2017, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Be The Match 500 N 5th
MN 55401 (800) 507-5427
You can have
a family member or friend pick up your bib and T-shirt if you are registered
and unable to claim it yourself.
Captains: If you will be picking up for an
entire team, please email Angie Larson at firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 11 to reserve a pickup time.
Save time and avoid
the lines! Click here to download the Walk-up Registration form. Fill
out the Walk-up Registration form and bring it with you to register at one of
the above locations (we accept cash, check, or credit card payments).
a.m. – Event Village opens7:30 a.m. – Registration/Packet Pickup opens7:30
a.m. – Be The Match Registry Drive opens8:15
a.m. – Marrow/PBSC Donor & Transplant Recipient/Patient photo (at stage)8:30
a.m. – Welcome Program and Top Fundraising Awards8:45
a.m. – Tot Trot9:00
a.m. – 5K9:05
a.m. – 1K
Once running results are final, winners will be announced and prizes will be available for pickup at the Information Tent.
Specialty bibs are available for marrow donors, transplant recipients and supporters who are participating in honor or memory of a special person. Pick up your bib at the Be The Match Tent in the Event Village.
Please note: We do not offer a bag drop. Please leave any items you don’t want to carry in a secure location.
The 1K and 5K routes are
along Lake Harriet Parkway within the paved road. The 5K route is one complete
loop around the lake in a counter-clockwise direction. The 1K route is out and
back with the turnaround marked with signage. The 1K route will end back near
the event village. The street will be closed and managed by the local police.
Additionally, signage and course marshals will be along the route to provide
guidance. Please pay attention to any directions provided.
Please note that this is a
certified 5K course and has been measured by USATF.
The Tot Trot is
approximately 150-200 feet.
Come and celebrate after the Walk+Run at
Lakes & Legends Brewing Company from 12-3 p.m.! Bring in your race bib for a free beer, and stay for music
and fun! Be sure to bring your friends and family!Lakes & Legends1368 Lasalle AveMinneapolis, MN 55403(612) 999-6020
Thank you to our Event Village Exhibitors
Academy of Personalized ExcellenceAlchemyBlue Cross Blue ShieldCoherent SolutionsePlus TechnologyFridley Lions ClubGo RadioHays CompaniesKid Zone - Provided by Academy of Personalized ExcellenceMentorMateMultiple Myeloma Journey PartnersSeven SundaysUrban HaloWell Adjusted Minneapolis
Thank you for our Community Partners
Coca-ColaForest Lake Lions ClubFrito LayGreat Harvest BakeryH Brooks and CompanyJackson and the RoostersKowalski’s MarketLakes & Legends Brewing CompanyLara BarsLove Your MelonMentorMateSeven SundaysTargetUniversity of Minnesota HealthWalgreens
Click here for fundraising incentives and running awards information.
We are looking for volunteer leaders! Be part of the Local Organizing Committee that is dedicated to helping the event reach its goals in order to save more lives. Committee members serve as ambassadors of Be The Match, lead fundraising efforts for the Walk+Run, and promote the Walk+Run in the local community. No experience is necessary.
You can also help us get the word out about your participation in the Be The Match Walk+Run. Build awareness and help boost the funds you raise by spreading the word to your social networks or by posting event posters and postcards in your community.
Contact Angie Larson at email@example.com for more
information about the committee or to request posters and/or postcards.
Participants will find
parking along the neighborhood streets surrounding Lake Harriet and along Lake
Harriet Parkway. While there are two small parking lots adjacent to Lake
Harriet, they are reserved for those with passes. Please allow extra time for
parking, because you may need to walk several blocks to get to the event
If you are in need of
handicap parking we do have a limited amount of spots available. Email Nicole
Kersting at firstname.lastname@example.org
to reserve your spot.