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Lumberjack Mile & 5K

Each September, United Way supporters near and far wear their Lumberjack best and run, walk, or jog to support the greater Itasca area.

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Wind your way through this downtown course that runs along the Mississippi River, with the start/finish line at the KAXE Radio Amphitheatre. Both routes take participants through the area’s public art landmarks, concluding with light breakfast food, local breweries, and the presentation of awards. See Map

A virtual option also available.

Race Entry
Register early for a guaranteed race packet, including a collectible t-shirt designed by Jenny Farber of Chaotic Beauty Artistry,, and event perks. Kids 5 and under have free admittance, however, t-shirts are an additional cost. 

Pricing Structure (Dogs)
April – September 10 — $10 Dogs

Pricing Structure (In-Person)
April – August 13 — $30 Adults (ages 13+); $20 Child (age 6-12)
August 14 – September 9 — $35 Adults (ages 13+); $25 Child (age 6-12)
September 10 — $40— Adults (ages 13+); $30 Child (age 6-12)

Pricing Structure (Virtual)
April – September 10 — $30 Adults (ages 13+); $20 Child (age 6-12)*

*Participants can take part virtually by selecting the virtual option when registering. Virtual race entries include a $5 race packet shipping fee.

Event Schedule 

8 AM   Registration Opens
9 AM  Race Begins
10:30 AM  Presentation of Awards
11 AM  Event Concludes


Sep 10 2022


8:00 am - 11:00 am


KAXE Rotary Tent
260 NE 2nd St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744

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