Thursday, April 26, 2012

Eagan's 5K Your Way Activity Festival

Enjoy running around and just plain having fun! Eagan’s 5K Your Way Activity Festival is coming soon! This event will be held at the Eagan Festival Grounds at Central Park located at 1501 Central Parkway. The date of the event is Saturday, May 19th, 2012 from 8:30am to noon. This is a celebration of being active! The event will include a do-at-your-pace 5k (3.1 mile) race where you can either run, walk, roller blade or ride a bike! Music will be playing to make the festival atmosphere enjoyable, as well as healthy snacks and fun activities that will promote an active lifestyle. This event replaces the Eagan Fun Run held in the past. Pre-register by May 7th and save $5 dollars and guarantee a t-shirt size, whereas after May 7th registration will only occur at the event.

Pre-register by May 7

• By phone, (651) 675-5500, Monday - Friday,

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

• In person, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

• By mail to Eagan Parks & Recreation, 3830 Pilot

Knob Road, Eagan, MN 55122

• On-line at Call

Parks & Recreation at (651) 675-5500 to obtain your

Login ID and PIN numbers. These numbers will enable

you to register on-line at any time

Day of Event Start Times

• 8:30 am – Day of event registration &

pre-registered t-shirt pick-up begins

• 9:15 am – Runners / walkers start

• 10:15 am – Bicylists / rollerbladers start

(bikes line up first, followed by rollerbladers)

• 11:15 am – Youth dash (for kids 6 & under)

• All children will receive ribbon at finish line

• Awards for top 3 male and female overall runners

• Clock at finish, no official results

The 5K is for all abilities, done at your own pace.

Inclement weather - the festival and youth dash will move to

the gym. 5K will go on as scheduled. Weather Hotline for day

of event updates (651) 675-5511.

Schedule of Events - Activities 9 am – Noon

• Create your own family banner at the art station to

carry on the 5K walk

• Musical entertainment

• Family games, jumpers and play stations

• Kid’s bike rodeo & helmet fittings

(bring your own bike)

• Low-cost bike helmets for sale (while supplies last)

• Free healthy fruits, snacks and beverages

• Prize drawings throughout the event

• Fitness & exercise try-it stations

• Free health screenings and information

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