Hale to the Bird 5K

8883 Hamlet Ave S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Running > 5k

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Event Description

The Hale to the Bird is back again to support the Friends In Need Food Shelf! You can participate in person on Thanksgiving morning or join us virtually!


The Hale to the Bird 5K will begin at 9am on Thanksgiving Day!  Check-in and the tunes begin at 8am!  Day-Of Registration will also be available this year starting at 8am.


Virtual or in-person participants, there will be an option to pick up shirts and bibs the night before Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 23rd) at Hamlet Park from 7-9pm.


Registration fee includes: event entry, long sleeve t-shirt, and post-race snacks. Proceeds to benefit the Friends In Need Food Shelf!


Cost increases to $30 for 13 & Over on November 5th, so register now!


Last day to register is November 21st.


The Hale To The Bird 5K is a fun and active event created in 2010 by three local individuals to raise money for the Friends In Need Food Shelf.  Help them contribute even more this year by signing up and grabbing your friends, family and co-workers to join you! This is an exciting fun family event to get you burning calories before your Thanksgiving feast. Walkers and runners are both welcome!  Hale Yeah, sign up today!

Event details and schedule

Who: Anyone looking for a fun way to start their Thanksgiving Day and support the community, in-person or virtually.

What: 5K run/walk

Where: Hamlet Park, Cottage Grove, Minnesota

When: Thanksgiving Morning - Event starts at 9am, Check-in 8am; Additional shirt/bib pick up Wednesday November 23rd 7-9pm

Why: To raise money for the Friends In Need Food Shelf and to have fun!

How: Click the green "Register now" button above!

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