Race Day Information
Bib & Shirt Pick-Up: 10/18 - 10/25
Anoka Clothing Company
112 East Main St. Anoka, MN
Race Day: Saturday, October 26th
*There is no race day bib pick up with out purchasing will call. Purchase here.
*Please read and understand the race day rules
11:00am - Help Desk Opens
12:45pm 5K Run/ Walk Starts
Important Race Day Info
The race starts at 12:45 sharp
Get into Anoka early. The city will start shutting down roads into town before noon.
Understand the parking tips below. Parking is very challenging in Anoka on this day. Don't be surprised if you need to park a mile+ away from the start. To compound matters, the construction on Hwy 10 will slow things down. Another reason to get an early start!
To enter the Costume Contest, locate a Volunteer with a sign that says Costume Contest at the start. They will take your picture and you will be entered. Make sure your race number is visible. They will be near the Main Mauer lot across from the Legion.
Have a Great Run!
TIPS TO AVOID THE PARKING NIGHTMARE!
MINIMUM PACE REQUIREMENT
DONT GET CAUGHT BY THE GRAY GHOST!
Because runners are the first part of the parade, we are expected to move swiftly ahead of the parade itself. Meanwhile in the neighborhoods of Anoka we need to clear the streets as soon as quickly as we reasonably can. To remind runners of this there will be 2 people carrying the Gray Ghost sign and if you get caught, you either need to speed up or remove yourself from the roadway.
Watch video below.