Annual Maplewood Rec Run 5K

Benefiting Maplewood Parks & Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund Maplewood


Maplewood Parks and Recreation is excited to host our annual Rec Run 3k/5k! This fun event is for all skill levels from serious runners to a family looking for a fun fall event! The race has a 3k option for younger runners/families or a full 5k! The race starts at the Maplewood Community Center and heads down the Gateway Trail to Robinhood Park (the 3k turnaround) or continue to Flicek Park (the 5k turnaround). A child gets to run free with a paid adult. Each registration comes with FREE entry to the Maplewood Community Center/YMCA!

Kids are encouraged to dress as their favorite super hero or cartoon character! 

Saturday, September 30

Race Check-In/Pre-Race Activities: 9:00AM 
Race Begins: 10:00AM
Location: Maplewood Community Center Upper Lot
Rate: $30 *One child (under 17) runs FREE with each paid adult. Children under 3 participate free.    
Family (2 adults, up to 4 children): $75

We will have kid friendly games/activities pre race (krazy hair station, games, nature craft, temporary tattoos and more), a fire truck and police car for kids to check out!

David Grupa Portrait will be on site to take photos of families wanting to purchase a memory from the run. 

Stick around after the race for:
- Each registration comes with FREE entry to the Maplewood Community Center/YMCA!
- Awards to the top males and females in the following age groups: 15 and younger, 16-19, 20-29,30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.


9am: Check-In Starts
9am-9:45am: Pre Race Activities
- Fire truck and Police car tour
- Krazy Hair and Temporary Tattoos
- Games and kid activities
9:45-10:00am: Pre Race Stretch
10:00am: Race Start
11:00am (Approx): Race Awards

Three Ways to Register

  • Online Registration - Register for our programs, it's fast and easy.
  • Call customer service at 651-249-2111
  • In person at Maplewood Parks & Rec (8am-4:30pm): 1902 County Rd B East