Get in Gear 10K, 5K, 2K & Half Marathon

in United States at Minnehaha Park

Online registration for this event is closed.


  • Half Marathon

    Online registration is closed for this category.


  • 10K

    Online registration is closed for this category.


  • 5K

    Online registration is closed for this category.


  • 2K Fun Run

    Online registration is closed for this category.


  • Donation Only (Unable to Participate in Race)

    Online registration is closed for this category.


  • Corporate Team - Half Marathon

    Online registration is closed for this category.


  • Corporate Team - 10K

    Online registration is closed for this category.


  • Corporate Team - 5K

    Online registration is closed for this category.


  • Merchandise Only - This option DOES NOT register you for an event.
    Already registered and forgot something?
    Purchase pasta tickets here.

    Online registration is closed for this category.


  • 2K Fun Run - School Team

    Online registration is closed for this category.


  • Withdrawn

    Online registration is closed for this category.


Online registration for this event is closed.

Event information


  • The 5K and 2K are open to all ages.
  • The 10K & Half-Marathon is open to ages 12 and higher. (Must contact Race Director for under 12)
  • Click here to print the 10K/Half Marathon Permission Form (for children under 12).
  • Click here for a discounted or comp entry request form.


Start Times


  • 2K Fun Run - 8:00 AM
  • 10K Run/Half-Marathon - 9:00 AM
  • 5K Run/Walk - 9:20 AM
  • Note: All 10K participants will be expected to have completed the course by Noon (when the roads are scheduled to re-open).
  • All 2K participants will be expected to have completed the course by 9:00 AM
  • All 5K participants will be expected to complete the course by 11:30 AM
  • All Half-Marathon participants are expected to complete the course by 12:00 PM Noon.

Post-Race Food


  • After the race you are invited to a variety of post-race food and beverage offered by our many sponsors.
  • More details can be found at www.getingear10k.com/info.html
  • Click here to print an exhibitor booth request form.

Timing and Scoring


  • We will be using the Bib Tag disposable timing chip system again this year 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 will have a clock at the finish line). Packets containing your bib number will be distributed on Friday, April 27 at Minnehaha Park from 12:00 PM Noon - 8:00 PM
  • Packets may be picked up by friends and family members.

Packet Pick-Up


  • Packets are ready for pick-up on Friday, April 27, 2012 from 12:00 PM Noon - 8:00 PM at Minnehaha Park, site of the Get in Gear events in Minneapolis.
  • You may pick up someone's packet with proper information.

Awards


  • Over $6,000 in prize monies, bonuses and special awards will be given out to the Get in Gear participants.
  • The famed Get in Gear prize patrol will be awarding hundreds of gift certificates and awards to random participants.
  • Every 500th finisher of the 10K receives a $50.00 gift certificate and the 2012th finisher receives a $100 cash prize.

Parking and Ride Options


  • Parking & Ride Options 7:00 AM start to 12:30 PM finish.
  • Get-In-Gear is providing a FREE park and ride shuttle service which will begin at the VAMC (Veterans Affairs Medical Center).

Parking Notice - 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!!!

Baggage Drop

A courtesy bag drop will be provided for your convenience inside the Pavilion at Minnehaha Park.

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 6:00p.m. April 28th - race day.
  • Finish times will be displayed at the finish for the 2K finishers.
  • No results will be posted on the website for the 2K.

Safety and Prohibitions


  • For the safety of your fellow participants, bicycles, inline skates, skateboards, headphones, earphones, and dogs are not allowed on the race course.
  • Strollers are allowed only in the 5K with pre-approved waiver forms posted on website: getingear10k.com/walkers_strollers.html
  • Click here to print a stroller waiver form.

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.
  • Join in the pre-race aerobic warm-up session offered by staff of Lifetime Fitness-Highland Park.

Lodging


  • Hotel reservations can be made at the Hampton Inn in Eagan at a reduced fee including breakfast.
  • Call (651) 688-3343 and ask for the Get-In-Gear event reduced fee.

Volunteers


  • All volunteers receive a t-shirt and post-race food.
  • Sign-up: Call our information hotline or send in the website volunteer registration form.
  • Click here to print a charitable donation volunteer group agreement form.
  • Click here to print a non-donation volunteer group agreement form.

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 or Transfers

Entries are neither exchangeable or refundable.

Our Main Charity Partner

Our main charity partner is Second Harvest Heartland.

Please note that funds collected by participants are matched by Get in Gear.

Questions?

Paulette Odenthal - Executive Director

info line: 612.722.9004
fax: 612.722.5414
email: getingear@qwestoffice.net
web: www.GetInGear10k.com


  • Discover Card MasterCard Visa American Express
  • When this page loaded, the official time was 7:08:18 PM EDT.

Tell Others About This Event!

Encourage your friends to sign up by sharing a link to the registration page. Simply click or tap the button for your favorite service below, or click the green icon for additional options.

Share your registration on Facebook

Event Organizers

Thank you for hosting your event registration with GetMeRegistered.com.

To get next year's event form up & running, simply contact us and let us know the date. We will build your form right away and send you the new link to review.

Thank you!