Awards will be given for top 3 Men and top 3 Women. No age group awards are given.
Finisher awards will be given to all participants who complete the race.
2019 will be our 4th year offering the 5k distance. It all began with this 5k, and we will continue to offer it for those interested in being competitive at a shorter distance as well as those looking to hike the course.
The 5k takes place primarily on the Historic Brule Portage Trail which has was first used as a connecting route between the St. Croix River and the Brule River by Native Americans. Early voyageurs also used the trail for the same purposes. Along the trail are memorial stones for some of the explorers who traveled this trail, dating back to the 1600's.
All race distances start and finish at Palmer's Landing. The 5k course is an out and back route, which does contain a short loop off of the North Country Trail in order to facilitate an aid station. Runners leave the North Country Trail and run down Rifle Range Road for about 3/10ths of a mile before turning back on to the North Country Trail and heading back to Palmer's Landing.