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Here’s what’s happening on Friday…

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Friday, April 19 – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

River’s Edge Convention Center, Downtown St. Cloud

All runners must pick up their packets during this time.

What you need to know

  • Please have one form of identification with you when you pick up your race packet.
  • You may have your packet picked up by another individual, if you wish. That person will need to present his or her own ID in order to claim your registration.
  • Team captains for the 5K Corporate Challenge will pick up a packet with all team member materials. Team captains must present photo ID for recording purposes. If you are not a team captain, please find your team captain to collect your race day bib and clothing. Packets are sorted by team name.

Can’t make it Friday? Use the Proxy Pickup Service!

  • We will automatically transfer any packet not picked up on Friday night to our proxy pickup service, allowing runners to pick up their packet on race day. Reminder, there is NO race day registration.
  • St. Cloud Tech Tiger student athletes will have your packet ready for you to pick up Saturday morning well before the race begins. The proxy pickup service is $5 with all proceeds going to the St. Cloud Tech High School Track and Field and Cross Country teams. Advanced registration for this service is not required.

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SCHEELS Health and Wellness Expo

Friday, April 19 – Noon to 8 p.m.

River’s Edge Convention Center, Downtown St. Cloud

Local, regional and national vendors will be selling, sampling and showing off the latest products from the world of running and fitness at the SCHEELS Health and Wellness Expo. You’ll find great deals on everything from running shoes to your last minute nutrition needs. Learn about exciting new products directly from the source at the SCHEELS Exhibit! Learn more


stride Discover Your Adventure Kids Expo — Presented by STRIDE Academy

Friday, April 19 – Noon to 8 p.m.

River’s Edge Convention Center, Downtown St. Cloud

From the young to the young at heart, this year’s Discover Your Adventure Kids Expo will teach the entire family how to make adventure an everyday part of life. The expo will be packed with interactive and engaging activities for all ages and abilities, including a bicycle rodeo, pedal cars and seed planting.

Here are the activities planned:

  • St. Cloud Safety Village — City of St. Cloud, St. Cloud Parks and Recreation, St. Cloud Police Department and St. Cloud Area Planning Organization
  • Feeling Good MN Bike Rodeo — Project BrainSafe and Bicycle Ambassadors
  • MyPlate Adventures! — Coborn’s Dietitians
  • Adventure Through Nature — Stearns County Parks and HIKEhoppers
  • Plant-a-Veggie — Girls Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines
  • Fun Fitness Obstacle Course — St. Cloud Area Family YMCA
  • Inflatable — St. Cloud Rox
  • And much more! View and print flier! (PDF)

C1_Core_G_CMYK_R_forweb_v2Kids Adventure 1K Presented by Capital One

Friday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m.

Start: East St. Germain Bridge, Just North of River's Edge Convention Center

The Kids Adventure 1K invites children 12 and younger to run, walk or wheel their way to the finish line. This is an inclusive event and is accessible to children of all abilities. Registration is only $10 and includes an awesome t-shirt and a commemorative 20th anniversary medal. Limited to the first 1,000 adventurers! 


st-cloud-subaru-text 5K Run/Walk

Friday, April 19, at 6:30 p.m.

Start: East St. Germain Bridge, Just North of River's Edge Convention Center

A Friday night tradition. The St. Cloud Subaru 5K Run/Walk is THE race that gets everyone into the swing of spring.

A great event for experienced runners, first-timers and for those needing a warm-up for Saturday's race. 

We have worked closely with the City of St. Cloud and St. Cloud Police Department to work out an amazing 5K course set almost entirely along the Mississippi river! This new 5K course will allow us to completely close down our 5K course to just foot traffic, giving you the entire road to soak up the great views of mighty Mississippi. This course will now end on at the intersection of 5th Avenue and St. Germain Street in Downtown St. Cloud, giving you the celebration you deserve after completing the 20th annual St. Cloud Subaru 5K!


gsdc-transparent-logo-hz-2-003-310pixGreater St. Cloud Development Corp. 5K Corporate Challenge

Friday, April 19, at 6:30 p.m.

Start: East St. Germain Bridge, Just North of River’s Edge Convention Center

The Corporate Challenge event happens in conjunction with the St. Cloud Subaru 5K Run/Walk on Friday. This event promotes health and wellness in area businesses and provides some friendly competition between coworkers and other organizations.


Stearns_BankStearns Bank Stage Party

Friday, April 19, at 6:45 p.m.

Celebrate your accomplishment and cheer on other participants as they cross the finish line. The event features food, beer, live music and activities for all ages. Invite your friends and family to join you.