Registration is now open for northern Minnesota’s oldest road race – the 41st annual Park Point 5-Miler scheduled for Friday, July 20.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with youth races for children 14 and under, followed by a two-mile walk at 6:15 p.m., and then the five-mile feature race at 6:30 p.m. The pre-registration entry fee for the five-mile run and two-mile walk is $25, while race-day registration is $30. The youth races are free.

Runners and walkers can register or find more information at either or

Net proceeds from the Park Point 5-Miler benefit the Young Athletes Foundation (YAF), a Grandma’s Marathon program focused on the promotion and development of youth athletics.

Park Point 5-Miler – Friday, July 20, 2012

5:30 p.m. – Free Youth Races (14 & under)

6:15 p.m. – Two-mile walk

6:30 p.m. – Five-mile run

Award Ceremony (At the Park Point Pavilion following completion of the five-mile run)

(Info from Grandma's Marathon)