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camp wanna run Running Season: Guide To Spring Runs In The Cities

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As the snow melts and slender blades of green grass begin to shoot up through the patches of remaining snow and small buds sprout on trees, a new season is slowly ushered in. Finally, spring is arriving. And in the Twin Cities, spring means runs; lots and lots of runs.

Perhaps you’re a seasoned runner or maybe it’s one of the items you listed on your 2012 New Year’s Resolutions. Either way, here’s your chance to find the perfect runs to start the spring off in the right direction. If you are just developing your running habit, an organized 5K is the perfect way to begin. Check out these fun, challenging runs; some even raise funds for and/or awareness to good causes, as well. So, start planning now; get registered and start running. If you plan it right, you could have a run every weekend of April. Check websites for sign-up fees and run specifics.

Running Opener
5K Walk/Run, 10K Run & 1K Fun Run
Lake Phalen
St. Paul
April 7, 2012 – 9:00 a.m.
finalstretch.com

Camp Wanna Run a Mile or More
10K, 5K, Fun Run and Half Marathon
White Bear Lake
April 7, 2012 – 8:00 a.m.
Tri-Fitness White Bear Lake

charitieschallenge org Running Season: Guide To Spring Runs In The Cities

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Easter Sunday Rise ‘n’ Shine
5K & 1.5 Mile Family & Friends Fun Walk
Como Lake
St. Paul, MN
April 8, 2012 – 8:30 a.m.
Charities Challenge

Run the Valley
5K Race/Walk, 10K
Golden Valley
April 14, 2012 – 8:00 a.m.
Golden Valley

Goldy’s Run
10K, 5K Run/Walk and Kid’s Run
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
April 14, 2012 – 8:00 a.m.
http://www.goldysrun.com/

Get in Gear
10K, 5K, 2K and Half Marathon
Minnehaha Falls
Minneapolis, MN
April 28, 2012
http://www.getingear10k.com/

Maple Syrup Fun Run
5K Run & 1M Walk
River Bend Nature Center, Faribault
April 29, 2012 – TBD
http://www.rbnc.org/funrun/

goldys run Running Season: Guide To Spring Runs In The Cities

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Anna Berend is an attorney and the author of Motherly Law Blog. On Motherly Law, Anna writes about legal issues that affect families and offers tips and resources that pertain to those legal topics. On occasion, inspiration strikes and Anna writes about something totally unrelated to the law.You can find Anna at motherlylaw.com, on Facebook at Motherly Law and on Twitter @MotherlyLaw.

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