UCARE PRESENTS: Run to Unite! 5k Run/Walk
When: This Sunday, October 16 from 9:30 am – 12:00pm.
Where: Registration starts at 9:30am at the Race registration station on the East River Flats park. Look for REGISTRATION TENT.
Address: 360 East River Road (behind the University of MN campus). (The East River Flats park is on the Mississippi River level behind Coffman Union on the University of Minnesota east campus. Here is the Park and Recreation link for specific map:
Parking: The parking in the actual park will be limited because of the race set-up. There is metered parking along East River Road. There is also hourly parking in the East River Parking Ramp just across the street from the park entrance. Some levels are permit parking only and some are hourly. Hourly rate is: $3.00 for the first hour and $1.00 for each additional hour. The Start and the Finish of the race is the same place so don't worry about parking issues.
Race route: The walk/run will start in the East River Flats park and run east along the East River Road, crossing Franklin Avenue and continuing on the East River Road toward Shriner’s hospital. The route will use the footpath for walkers and runners not in the street. The race will be marked with orange cones and shared with others. The race route will have volunteers to help ensure runner safety and cross-traffic Support. There will be a water stop close to the turn around site between 2.5 – 3km.
Thanks again for your time, interest and involvement.
*All proceeds will go directly to American Refugee Committee International*
*Double the impact of your gift to famine relief! Register to participate in Run to Unite and your fee will be matched dollar for dollar by UCare, up to $15,000.*