The field for the 2012 Fitger’s 5K Run & Walk has reached its capacity and registration is now closed.
Registration was limited to the first 1,800 entrants, an increase of 100 from last year. The 3.1-mile race is scheduled for Saturday, April 21 at 9 a.m.
Registered participants will be mailed confirmation postcards and can pick up their race packets at Fitger’s on Friday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or on race day from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
The race begins on East Superior Street in front of Fitger’s and travels through downtown Duluth and Canal Park before finishing back at Fitger’s. The award ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m.
All net proceeds from the Fitger’s 5K benefit the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF). The YAF is a Grandma's Marathon program promoting and developing youth athletics throughout Carlton, Cook, Douglas, Lake and St. Louis Counties. Since its inception in 1990, the YAF has contributed more than $500,000 to area nonprofit youth athletic organizations.