We regret to announce that the TC Kids Cross Country Fun Run scheduled for Saturday, May 16 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 emergency. You may find additional information here. This information will continue to be updated.
Celebrate getting the entire family together to get outside and get active
Distances ranging from 1/2 mile to 2 Miles allows every child to feel successful.
Run with your Child
Guardians are welcome to register and run alongside your child.
A picnic lunch and bottled water is included with your registration and can be enjoyed in the park.
There will be a fun TC Kids backdrop setup for participants to capture pictures of their active day.
Warm Up with the Pros
Warm-up exercises are lead by Team USA Minnesota athletes with photo and autograph opportunities.
Free training plans (12, 8, or 4 weeks) are available and are perfect for families and classrooms.
Twin Cities In Motion is the region's premier running event organization.
Parents and kids can check in and pick up their race numbers at the registration tent starting at 8 a.m. In-person registration will also be available at the registration tent.
|9:00 a.m.||Opening Ceremonies|
|9:05 a.m.||Pre-School & Parent Waves|
|9:20 a.m.||Half Mile Waves|
1 Mile Waves
|9:55 a.m.||2 Miles Waves|
Waves run in order from youngest to oldest.
1 Lap = Half Mile
2 Laps = One Mile
4 Laps = 2 Miles
NOTE: Adults and kids must have a race number to participate. There are penalties for those who partake in a race without proper registration and race number.
Twin Cities Road Crew will be back again this year to keep the runners moving with dancing, hula hoops and short games.
There is on street parking around the park and additional parking at Como Elementary School, 780 Wheelock Parkway (enter from Maryland and Grotto). Make sure that if you drive, that you give yourself more than 45 minutes to find a parking spot and walk to the race venue.
There will not be timed results, but a clock will be set up at the finish line.
Online registration for the TC Kids Cross Country Fun Run will open Thursday November, 14th. Registration will close on Thursday May, 14th 2020 at 5 p.m.
In order for each person to receive registration confirmation, one must provide a unique email address for each unique registration. For example: John and Jane Smith using "smithfamily"@gmail.com for their registrations will only receive one person's confirmation, and one detailed race email.
Click here to access the search function. Enter your first and/or last name and click Apply to search. Click on your name to view your registration confirmation.
If you are driving, give yourself more than 45 minutes to find a parking spot and walk to the race venue.
Make sure to check MNDOT for any construction that may cause delays in your travels.
You should make your way to the start area 10 minutes prior to your child’s race. You will find a banner where the start of all of the heats will take place — behind the start area there is an area with each of the age groups marked appropriately.
Should your child miss his or her wave, you can make your way to the start area and place them with another age group. Please consider your child’s age and fitness capability should you move them into another wave. Safety is our number one priority.
Yes. Your child needs to keep track of their laps by counting as they go. If they bring a cheering section, their spectator(s) can keep track of the laps.
In the area just past the finish line (look for the balloon arch). School group runners should meet back at their school meeting area.
Yes. The Pre-K wave is designed especially for parents and small children, but parents are welcome to run with their children at any distance as long as they are registered and wear a bib.
Refunds are available within 48 hours of registration up until 5 days before the event. If you register less than 5 days before the event, no refunds will be available even within the 48 hour window of time. To request a refund, email email@example.com or call 289-7700 within 48 hours of when you submitted your registration. If accepted, you will be refunded your race entry fee; online transaction fees are non-refundable. Deferrals and transfers are not permitted.
Strollers are not permitted on the course at the TC Kids Cross Country Fun Run. This is due to the run on the field not being conducive to strollers.