St. Patrick’s 5K & 10K walk/run is March 13

The Uptown Running Room, 2801 Hennepin Ave. S., is hosting a St. Patrick's Day run/walk on Sunday, March 13 at 10 a.m. The proceeds from the event will go to the Uptown YWCA's Kids' Club, 2808 Hennepin Ave. S.

The timed race will start at the south end of the Lake of the Isles bridge on Knox Avenue South then go around the lake - once for a 5K and twice for a 10K. Awards will be given to the three top male and female runners in the following age brackets: 19 and under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; and 60-plus.

Race registration costs $30, or $35 on the day of the race. The price includes the race entry fee, and participants will receive a fleece blanket. Runners and walkers can register at the Uptown Running Room store or at

Those who preregister for the race can pick up a Race Kit at the Uptown Running Room on Thursday, March 10, noon-8 p.m.; Friday, March 11, noon-8 p.m.; and Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Race day registration will be held at the Running Room from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Following the event, a race reception will be held at the Uptown YWCA, where snacks will be provided.