Park Point 5-Miler

Run the point.

Enjoy a summer evening running on Duluth’s beautiful Park Point. The Park Point 5-Miler starts near the Park Point Pavilion in Duluth and participants run down Minnesota Avenue before finishing back near the Pavilion. A 2-mile walk and short races for children accompany the 5-mile run. Welcome to the 3rd of 3 KP Challenge races!

All net proceeds from the Park Point 5-Miler 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 opens January 1st 2017.

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Park Point 5-Miler

Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Start Time:

  • 5:30 p.m. Kids Races
  • 6:30 p.m. 5-Mile Run
  • 6:35 p.m. 2-Mile Walk

Location: End of Park Point, Duluth, Minnesota

Entry Fee (non-refundable):

  • $25 Pre-registration
  • $35 Late registration (on race day)
  • Kids Races are free (ages 14 and under)

Race day registration is offered from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Pavilion nearest the beach house at the end of Park Point.


Race packet pickup

Race Packet Pickup will be held at the Pavilion nearest the Beach House on Park Point on race day from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Road closure

From approximately 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., Minnesota Avenue will be closed temporarily from 2328 Minnesota Avenue to the south side of the ball fields. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your cooperation and support for this event.