Monday, April 15, 2013
More than 370 people ran in this year’s race.
The unseasonable weather didn’t stop hundreds of people from heading to the Brookview Community Center for the annual Run the Valley 5K Race/Walk and 10K Race. At this year’s event, 158 people finished the 10-kilometer race and 213 people finished the 5-kilometer race. Shari Stamps of Ramsay and Abdilkadir Tlifa of Fridley won the 10K race. Janine DeSplinter of Rogers and Lee DeKrey of Plymouth won the 5K race. Age group winners are listed below. Do you have photos from the event? Click on "Upload Photos and Videos" to share them with your neighbors. ***
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The annual race and walk takes place Saturday.
The winter storm isn’t stopping this weekend’s Run the Valley 5K Race/Walk and 10K Race. The City of Golden Valley reminds residents that “Run The Valley Is This Saturday, Rain Or Shine (Or Snow).” Entry costs $30 if completed before 3 p.m. Friday. Racers can register online at www.zapevent.com or www.active.com. There is an additional fee for online registration. Registration is also possible: Race day registration costs $40. Racers can register at Brookview Community Center between 7 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. Runners who pre-registered can pick up their long-sleeve T-shirts between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday and between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday at Brookview Community Center.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The race takes place April 13, but online registration closes April 10.
Online registration for the annual Run the Valley 5K Race/Walk and 10K Race is open for another week. The race takes place April 13, but online registration closes April 10. Entry costs $30 if completed before 3 p.m. April 12. Racers can register online at www.zapevent.com or www.active.com. There is an additional fee for online registration. Registration is also possible: Race day registration costs $40. Racers can register at Brookview Community Center between 7 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. Runners who pre-registered can pick up their long-sleeve T-shirts between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 11 and between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. April 12 at Brookview Community Center.
Friday, March 15, 2013
The City of Golden Valley is looking for volunteers for an upcoming, local race.
***Information provided by the City of Golden Valley. Run The Valley, one of Golden Valley's most popular community events, needs volunteers at Brookview Community Center Saturday, April 13, to help ensure a smooth and safe event for the runners and walkers. Run The Valley is one of the main fundraisers for the Golden Human Services Fund (GVHSF), which helps serve Golden Valley residents in times of need. Volunteers must be available Saturday, April 13, from 6:30 - 10:30 am, depending on responsibilities. Several opportunities are available, including: Complete volunteer position descriptions are available at http://www.goldenvalleymn.gov/events/runthevalley/volunteers.php Work location is at Brookview Community Center (200 Brookview …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The annual 5K/10K race and 5K walk is scheduled for April 13, 2013 at Brookview Community Center in Golden Valley.
Preparations are underway for the annual Run the Valley fundraiser for the Golden Valley Human Services Fund- including setting up one-day parking restrictions during the event. The 2013 5K/10K race and 5K walk is scheduled to take place April 13 starting and ending at Brookview Golf Course/Community center. “Since the event is expected to draw a large crowd of people and parking lots in the Brookview Gold Course may be used for golfers and race staging, all attendees may need to park on local streets and in the lots at Brookview Park,” city staff wrote in a March 5 memo to the Golden Valley City Council. Temporarily no parking zones were approved by the Golden Valley City Council at its March 5 meeting. Parking restrictions only on April …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Hundreds of people will "Run the Valley" this Saturday.
More than 500 people have already signed up for Run the Valley this weekend. The 18th annual run/walk in Golden Valley is this Saturday and organizers say they are excited about the community event. “Every year this event brings the community together for a good cause,” Golden Valley Staff Liaison Jeanne Fackler said. “We’re looking forward to another great year.” The event is the largest fundraiser for the Golden Valley Human Services Foundation (GVHSF). In 2011 GVHSF allocated more than $40,000 to nine different organizations that help meet the needs of less fortunate people in the Golden Valley area. In 2010, Run the Valley raised almost half of that, generating $20,000 for the organization. While the event has become a staple in the …
Friday, March 30, 2012
Time is running out to get a discounted rate for Run the Valley on April 14.
Editor's Note: "Last Chance" is a new feature that reminds readers about important deadlines. Lace up the tennis shoes, break out the running shorts and download some tunes. It's time for Run the Valley. The annual 5K/10K race, is set for Saturday, April 14, and now is the time to sign up. Your last chance to save $10 on the entry fee ends in a few days. Participants can sign up online or in person at Brookview Community Center. The deadline to sign up online is April 12. The deadline to sign up in person is April 13 by 3 p.m. The cost is $30, which is $10 less than signing up on race day. "I plan on running the 10K this year," Golden Valley resident Marion Burns said. "I'm a little nervous because this will be my first 10K, but I've heard…
Sunday, April 10, 2011
The 17th annual run/walk raises thousands for local organizations.
When Ben Pullen saw the medal his father brought home after finishing a half-marathon, the six-year-old decided he needed one. "I told him have to earn a medal," said Dave Pullen, Ben's father. The younger Pullen is on his way to doing just that. Ben was one of more than 600 runners and walkers who participated in the 17th Annual Run the Valley on Saturday morning in Golden Valley. The event is the largest fundraiser for the Golden Valley Human Services Foundation [GVHSF]. In 2011 GVHSF allocated more than $40,000 to nine different organizations that help meet the needs of less fortunate people in the Golden Valley area. In 2010, Run the Valley raised almost half of that, generating $20,000 for the organization. Early indications are the …
Friday, April 8, 2011
Time to hit the pavement for good fun and a good cause on Saturday, Apr. 9th, 2011.
Have you felt the energetic spring buzz that seems to zap Minnesotans this time of year? It’s an indescribable surge of energy that pushes us outdoors to sweat it out and a time where the warm air and sun breathes powerful life back into our bodies. I have spotted this miraculous “buzz” all around town, as people are happily lacing up and getting their fitness on! And how fitting that this weekend is one of Golden Valley’s biggest events that's all about the beautiful outdoors, fitness, and community togetherness! Run the Valley is the Golden Valley Human Services Foundation’s annual 5K/10K Race and 5K Walk. It has grown to become a highly successful community fundraising event that helps a variety of local human service organizations. …
Thursday, April 7, 2011
It took forever for spring to arrive, and now that it has, we want you to enjoy every minute of it.
It’s Thursday, and you have no idea what you’re doing for the weekend. But now that spring has finally arrived, you know one thing for sure. It's time to get out of the house! Patch is coming to the rescue. Check out our weekend picks here every Thursday for activities going on at many happenin’ places around home and nearby. Golden Valley Minnetonka St. Louis Park