Minnesota’s Annual Rite of Spring

Get in Gear Events


Race Date

Saturday, April 30, 2022 – 9:20 am


This fast out-and-back course allows you to test your spring-time speed.

Time Limit

90 minutes from starting gun – roads reopen to vehicle traffic at 10:50 am.

Walkers and Strollers

Walkers and strollers are welcome in this event, but will need to start at the back of the corral. Road closure timeline is still enforced.

Each child in a stroller/jogger must have selected “I plan to run with a stroller” during registration. Please send an email to giginfo@getingearevents.com if you need to update this information. Parents and/or guardians must have a valid race registration.

Start Line

The start line is located near the boulevard. Slower participants should line up behind faster participants. Strollers and walkers should line up towards the back of the corral.

Course Description

USATF-certified course

Get in Gear 5K (3.1 miles)

  1. Start, head east on Godfrey Parkway.
  2. Turn north on West River Parkway.
  3. Go around the turn.
  4. Continue south on West River Parkway.
  5. Turn west on Godfrey Parkway to Finish.

Download PDF of 5K course