10k, 5k, 2k & Half Marathon

Minnesota’s Annual
Rite of Spring

Saturday, 9:00 am
April 28, 2018

2018 2k Fun Run
Friday, April 27, 6:00 pm

Latest News & Updates

Race Information


Link here for specifics on each of our events.

We have many volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.

Link here for the latest participant e-mails and updates. Anything pertinent or immediate will be posted here. Stay connected.

Charitable Partners

Corporate Challenge

Exhibitors & Vendors

Get in Gear running events and Summit Orthopedics have partnered to present the Summit Orthopedics Corporate Challenge.

Exhibit or sell your products/services to thousands of participants and spectators.

Get in Gear is a proud 12 year partner with Second Harvest Heartland to help fight child hunger.  Your donations are matched dollar for dollar.


About Us


Welcome to the Get in Gear Annual Rite of Spring.  We are so proud to celebrate 40 years of our event that is so richly steeped in history and tradition since its inception in 1978.

We are fortunate to have great sponsors and partners to support the Get in Gear events. Contact us on information about our various levels of sponsorship.

Get answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Get-In-Gear, Inc.     PO Box to 50739, Mendota, MN  55150     Phone: 651-528-8284     Fax: 651-788-9184     E-mail: Get In Gear

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