Annual Races

June 17, 2023
June 17, 2023
June 17, 2023
June 16-17, 2023

2023 Registration Opens on October 1, 2022.

Challenge yourself this year with three great, local races that can help you grow your endurance and build a regular training schedule throughout the first half of the new year! The KP Challenge includes:

  • Saint Fennessy 4K
  • Fitger’s 5K
  • Park Point 5-Miler

Time to break out your best St. Patrick’s Day attire and join us for this festive fun run in Hermantown!

NEXT RACE: March 18, 2023

A perfect challenge for new runners or a good training race for veterans, the Fitger’s 5K has grown into one of the area’s premier spring races.

NEXT RACE: TBD

The Park Point 5-Miler & 2-Mile Walk brings all the classic elements of a midsummer race, including starting and finishing on the picturesque Park Point in Duluth.

NEXT RACE: TBD

Whether you’re running your first-ever mile or trying for a new PR, the Minnesota Mile will take you on a scenic, 5,280-foot journey through Duluth’s Enger Park.

NEXT RACE: TBD

Spooky surprises and haunted attractions are around every turn at the North End Nightmare 5K, a Halloween run end perfect for anyone looking to test out their costume before the big day!

NEXT RACE: October 22, 2022

A central pillar of the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF) is providing free and accessible programming for our area’s kids throughout the year. These programs are focused on our mission of building and providing pathways to the community’s children in their pursuit of active and healthy lifestyles.

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Fitger's 5K History

The Fitger’s 5K began in 1990 and over more than three decades has now become Duluth’s premier spring running event.

The 3.1-mile race traditionally starts and finishes in front of the historic Fitger’s building. The scenic race course takes participants through downtown Duluth and Canal Park.

Below are the all-time Fitger’s 5K race records and winners from each year. NOTE: Some early records are incomplete and our staff is working to retrieve those dating back to 1990.

2022 Fitger's 5K Parking Info

The Fitger’s 5K course starts and finishes just outside the historic Fitger’s Lakefront Hotel in downtown Duluth. They travel eastward toward 23rd Avenue East on Superior Street, London Road, and South Street.

2022 Fitger's 5K Parking Info

The Fitger’s 5K course starts and finishes just outside the historic Fitger’s Lakefront Hotel in downtown Duluth. They travel eastward toward 23rd Avenue East on Superior Street, London Road, and South Street.

2022 Fitger's 5K Parking Info

Free parking for the event is available in the parking ramp located next to Fitger’s.

Fitger’s Complex
600 E. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802

2022 Fitger's 5K Race Packet Pickup Info

The Fitger’s 5K course starts and finishes just outside the historic Fitger’s Lakefront Hotel in downtown Duluth. They travel eastward toward 23rd Avenue East on Superior Street, London Road, and South Street.

2022 Fitger's 5K Swag Items

The Fitger’s 5K course starts and finishes just outside the historic Fitger’s Lakefront Hotel in downtown Duluth. They travel eastward toward 23rd Avenue East on Superior Street, London Road, and South Street.