You run today. They run tomorrow.
Jump start spring training with Fitger’s 5K Run & Walk. The 3.1-mile race travels through Downtown Duluth on Superior Street into Canal Park and finishes back at Fitger’s. Welcome to the 2nd of 3 KP Challenge races!
All net proceeds from the Fitger’s 5K benefit the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF). The YAF was developed by Grandma’s Marathon in 1990 to assist with the promotion and development of healthy and active lifestyles for youth throughout Carlton, Cook, Douglas, Lake and St. Louis Counties.
Registration for the 2018 Fitger’s 5K opens January 1, 2018.
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018. Registration opens January 1, 2018.
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Entry Fee: Registration for the 2018 Fitger’s 5K opens January 1, 2018.
Runner Swag: All participants receive a Fitger’s 5K 1/4 zip and finisher medal.
Race Limit: 2,000
Race Packet Pick-up
Friday (Day before race): 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the August Fitger Room on the 3rd Floor of Fitger’s
Saturday (Race morning): 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.in the August Fitger Room on the 3rd Floor of Fitger’s
*To avoid delays on race morning, picking up your packet on Friday is highly recommended.
Free parking is available in the Fitger’s ramp.
Additional street parking is available on North 8th Avenue East and East 1st Street. Please follow all parking regulations.
For the safety of all participants, we strongly encourage a headphone-free environment during the Fitger’s 5K Run & Walk.
Join us at the Rex Bar on the basement level of Fitger’s to celebrate your race at our Post-Race Party and Award Ceremony! The Rex Bar will be open and serving beverages immediately following the race and the awards ceremony for the Fitger’s 5K will begin at 10:30 a.m. on race day.
No motor vehicles, bicycles, baby joggers, strollers, hand cycles, hand-cranked wheelchairs, roller skis, inline skates, pets or unofficial participants are allowed on the racecourse. Wheelchair athletes must race under their own individual power.
If you are registered for the WALK division, you must walk the entire distance – no running is allowed.