Minnesota’s Annual Rite of Spring

April 23 – 24, 2021

Get in Gear 2021 will be a virtual event.

Get in Gear Events

10 Mile

Race Date

Saturday, April 24, 2021 – 9:00 am


A new addition to the Annual Rite of Spring!

Time Limit

3 hours from starting gun – roads reopen to vehicle traffic at 12 pm.

Walkers and Strollers

Walkers and strollers are NOT allowed in this event.

Start Line

The start line is located near the boulevard. Slower participants should line up behind faster participants.

Course Description

USATF-certified course

Get in Gear 10 Mile (10 miles)

  1. Start on West River Parkway.
  2. North on West River Parkway to turn north of Franklin Avenue Bridge.
  3. South on West River Parkway under Lake Street Bridge.
  4. West onto ramp to Lake Street Bridge.
  5. East across Bridge into St. Paul.
  6. South on East Mississippi River Blvd to Ford Bridge.
  7. West to cross Ford Bridge into Minneapolis.
  8. Finish line on Godfrey Road adjacent to Minnehaha Park.

Download PDF of 10 Mile course