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Dave Ryan’s 5K

Dave Ryan’s 5K 2017-08-10T17:01:27-05:00

September 14, 2017

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of this event, we’re taking things to the next level! Join us on Thursday, September 14 for the BEST. NIGHT. EVER! Starting at 4 p.m., food, beer, games and music will be available at Boom Island Park, with our traditional chip timed 5K kicking off at 6 p.m.

Event Details
4 p.m. – Registration & Beer Tent open
4 p.m. – Viva Knievel begins
5 – 7:30 p.m. – Bags Tournament
6 p.m. – Dave Ryan’s 5K begins

This annual event is a fun, family-friendly 5K run/walk to support the more than 8,200 athletes of Special Olympics Minnesota.

Your support helps to provide year-round sports training and competition to athletes across the state. Invite your friends and family to join you for an evening of fun and exercise as you support a great cause and enjoy the beautiful scenery this urban area offers.

It’s open to all ages and ability levels—walk or run at your own pace. The 5K participation fee is $35, with walk up registration increasing to $40. Participants will receive a moisture-wicking event T-shirt.

Free parking, provided by the Minneapolis Parks Police, is available at Boom Island Park. Space is limited, so carpool if possible! There is additional parking available on surrounding streets.

Children 5 and under are FREE if pushed in a stroller, buggy or carried by an adult. Child does not receive a shirt and is not eligible to win an award. You will not need to register the child.

Raise additional money for Special Olympics Minnesota and earn incentives along the way!

NEW in 2017! 

Dave Ryan’s Unified Bags Tournament

This event is an Unified Special Olympics Event. Teams will consist of one registered participant and one Special Olympics Athlete. Special Olympics Minnesota will pair up registered participants with Special Olympic Athletes. Teams will be notified the week of the event of who their partners will be. Teams are guaranteed two games.

Learn more and register for the Unified Bags Tournament!

Learn more and register for the Unified Bags Tournament!
Register for 5K

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