Get in Gear 10K, 5K, 2K & Half Marathon - 2019
42nd Annual

in United States at Minnehaha Park

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  • 10K

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  • Half Marathon

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  • 5K

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  • Purchase as a Gift
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  • 2K-3K-4K pick your distance fun run - Ages 6 & Up
    This new feature to our popular 2K will allow registrant to pick your distance on event day to turn around at either the 2K turnaround, the 3K turnaround or the 4K turnaround point.

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  • 2K-3K-4K pick your distance fun run - Ages 5 & Under
    This new feature to our popular 2K will allow registrant to pick your distance on event day to turn around at either the 2K turnaround, the 3K turnaround or the 4K turnaround point.

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  • Transfer Existing Entry to New Registrant
    Existing registrants: Use this form to obtain a code which you will give to the new registrant.

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Event Information

No transfers, upgrades, or downgrades between Friday and Saturday events.

Start Times

  • The 2K-3K-4K Fun Run starts at 6 PM on Friday.
  • The Half Marathon and 10K start at 9 AM on Saturday.
  • NOTE: All Half-Marathon and 10K participants are expected to complete the course by 12 PM (noon) when the roads are scheduled to re-open.
  • The 5K starts at 9:20 AM on Saturday.
  • NOTE: All 5K participants will be expected to complete the course by 11:30 AM.

Race Number Pickup

Race numbers can be picked up Minnehaha Park, site of the Get in Gear events, at the following times:

Friday, April 26: 12 pm - 8 pm (no early open)

Saturday, April 27: 7 am - 8:40 am (10K and Half Marathon)

7 am - 9 am (5K)

More information on race number pick up is available in the race number pickup section of the Race Information page: www.getingearevents.com/race-info.html

Post-Race Festival

Post-race food located on the covered bandstand
Free massage from Northwestern Health Sciences University with limited other services
Photo Fun Zone featuring Photo Booth, PR Bell and a Human Sized Trophy Stand
Shoe collection by World Soles
Race merchandise
Other exhibitors and partners

Timing and Scoring


  • Our race uses the MYLAPS Bibtags disposable timing chip system in the form of a sticker that comes attached to your bib number. The Get in Gear 10K, 5K and Half Marathon will use this timing system.
  • The 2K-3K-4K Fun Run will have a clock at the finish line.

Awards

Information on our awards is located on our website: www.getingearevents.com/awards.html

Parking Options

**VERY IMPORTANT**

There is no parking allowed at the Minnehaha Park on event morning.

Vehicles are subject to being ticketed if parked in a no parking area.

BE EARLY!!!


On Friday, you may park in the two lots north of the pavilion these spots have been subsidized by Get in Gear. On Saturday, there is no parking in the park or on Nawadaha Boulevard north of the park for participants. Use the parking shuttle, the light rail Blue Line or park in the neighborhoods north of 46th Street.

The parking shuttle runs between the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) from 7 am to 12:30 pm. The shuttle drops off very near the small bridge crossing Minnehaha Falls (enjoy the view) that leads you to the Pavilion. The final shuttle departs at approximately 12:25 pm.

Bag Drop

A courtesy bag drop will be provided for you at the bag drop tent that will have signage to direct you.

Water


  • Water tables will be available at the start and finish of all of the events.
  • One water stop is located at the 5K mark of the 10K course and adequate water stops with electrolyte fluid replacement drink will be placed on the half-marathon course.

Results


  • 10K, 5K & half-marathon finish times will be displayed, recorded, and complete results will be posted at our website by 6 PM on Saturday.
  • Finish times will be displayed at the finish for the 2K finishers.
  • No results will be posted on the website for the 2K-3K-4K Fun Run

Safety and Prohibitions


  • For the safety of your fellow participants, bicycles, inline skates, skateboards and dogs are not allowed on the race course.
  • The use of headphones and earphones is discouraged but not prohibited. See our FAQ for details: www.getingearevents.com/faq.html

Pre-Race


  • Park at the VAMC and hop a bus over to Minnehaha Park for the morning.
  • Your t-shirt may be picked up before or after events.

Lodging

Hampton Inn Eagan

Special Get in Gear room rate of $119.00 per night includes hot breakfast buffet.

A block of rooms has been reserved for April 26, 2019 - April 28, 2019. The special room rate will be available until April 2nd or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Contact Hampton Inn Eagan at 651-688-3343 and mention "Get in Gear" to reserve.

Volunteers

The heart of our race events is our ready and willing volunteers. Are you interested in making it a great race weekend? Contact us giginfo@getingearevents.com.

Music

We will have music playing throughout the morning at the park for your enjoyment.

Post-Race Showers


  • Lifetime Fitness Highland Park, located just across the Ford Bridge in St. Paul offers hot showers to any participant able to show their bib number as proof.
  • Be prepared to fill out brief paperwork at the desk.

No Refunds

Entries are not refundable.

Our Main Charity Partner

Our charity partners are Girls on the Run Twin Cities and Minnesota Military Support of ROTC/JROTC

Funds donated by participants are matched by Get in Gear up to $5,000.00.

Questions?

For all event-related questions, please click on the *Contact the Organizers* button on the left-hand side of this page.


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