Best Minneapolis Running Events This Winter

Get moving this winter by signing up for one of the many organized running events in Minneapolis! Whether you’re headed for the big 26.2 miles or you only signed up for that 5K for the beer, it’s no doubt that Minneapolis has a race for every type of runner. Check out the best running events this season! Make sure to check back, as we are always adding new events.

TC Kids Fieldhouse Fun Run

February 2nd, 2019
University of Minnesota Fieldhouse

Run one lap or more! Kids count their laps and can finish when they're done. Kids receive a 2019 medal and fun participant gift to commemorate the event!

Valentine’s Day TC 5K

February 9th, 2019
Lake Nokomis

The Valentine’s Day TC 5K, presented by the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® circles Lake Nokomis in charming South Minneapolis. Receive a BOCO® pom hat and an exclusive finishers medal. Get your heart racing with other speedy racers, or take it slower and enjoy the fun NEW back tags being featured this year to make mingling with other runners more fun.

Big Climb MPLS

February 16th, 2019
Capella Tower

Big Climb MPLS is an exhilarating, one-of-a-kind stair-climbing event, providing an opportunity for participants to challenge themselves and climb a whole bunch of stairs. Like, 1,272 of them. Participants 8 years and older can participate in a leisurely climb or a challenging race up 53 or 105 floors. Registration fee entitles you to receive a morning of fun, entertainment, food, refreshments, timing chip, a t-shirt and the best part, knowing you are part of finding a cure!

Minneapolis Plunge 5K

March 2nd, 2019
Time TBA
Thomas Beach on Bde Maka Ska

More information to come!

2019 Hot Dash

March 23rd, 2019
Boom Island Park

The 5K course features beautiful views of the Minneapolis skyline as you run near the Stone Arch Bridge. Find out what Minnesota Nice really means at the post-race Finish Festival! Warm up and make a friend! All finishers receive a delicious serving of steamy hotdish and more Minnesota-themed treats.