The Big Fat Greek 5K: September 6th • Lake Calhoun • 6:30pm

Thank you to all who participated in the 2018 Big Fat Greek 5k and mark your calendars for September 6, 2019! Thanks to all of our great sponsors listed below all registration and fundraising proceeds will go to physician researchers at the University of Minnesota Children’s Masonic Hospital. Look for updates as we make plans throughout the year.

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Some of the highlights include:

• Top male and female 1st place prizes from the Running Room
• After-party tickets included with each adult registration to the Taste of Greece
• Kid’s Dash
• Greek-themed Photo Booth


Packet Pickup

  • 4:30 PM-8:00 PM on Thursday Sept 5, 2019 (Uptown, Minneapolis Running Room (1433 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408)
  • Just prior to the race at race start location, starting at 5 PM, Sept 6, 2019

Pre-Race Activities

  • Hair coloring (Kid’s Tent)
  • Greek-Themed Pictures (Photo Booth)

Race Start Times

  • 6:00 PM – Zumba warm-up (Main Stage)
  • 6:30 PM – Kid’s Toga Race (Start Line)
  • 6:40 PM – Start of 5K Run (Start Line)
  • 6:45 PM – Start of 5K Walk (Start Line)

Post-Race Activities

  • 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM Post-race party (Taste of Greece, 34th & Irving)
  • 8:00 PM – Award Presentation (Taste of Greece)
Registration Prices:
Individual Adult Walker/Runner (18 and older) – $25-$35 (includes T-shirt and  festival after-party tickets equivalent to the cost of a gyro)
Youth (13-17 years old) $10 (does not include T-shirt or festival after-party tickets)
Children (12 & under) – FREE (but must still register to participate in the Kid’s Dash)
Team Members – $25-30

More Race Day Info:

  • PARKING – The closest pay parking lot to the 5K Start/Finish line is the Lake Calhoun Richfield Road Parking Lot, situated between Lake Calhoun & Lakewood Cemetary. But we suggest parking in the neighborhood close to the Taste of Greece so you’re closest to the after-party (3450 Irving Ave S., Minneapolis)

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