Jump start spring training with Fitger’s 5K Run & Walk. The USATF-certified, chip-timed 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 2019 Fitger’s 5K will open January 1, 2019.
Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Entry Fee: (non-refundable): $35 for adults; $15 for children ages 6-14 online before Thursday, April 25. Late registration, if available: $40 for adults; $15 for children ages 6-14.
Participant Swag: All participants receive a Fitger’s 5K long-sleeve, 1/4 zip shirt and finisher medal.
Race Limit: 2,100
Race Packet Pick-up and Late Registration
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.