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Inaugural 5K at Valley Crossing

Valley Crossing Community School, 9900 Park Crossing, Woodbury invites the community to participate in their "first ever" 5K run/walk Saturday, May 1 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The course will be along the Colby Lake Trail, beginning and ending in the school parking lot.

Approximate start times for the schedule of events include: 8:30 a.m. - registration and packet pick-up begins; 10 a.m. - children's pre-race warm-up/ YMCA little sprinters run (ages 4 and younger); 10:10 a.m. - YMCA fun run (ages 5-12); 10:25 a.m. - 5K run; 10:30 a.m. - 5K walk.

Registration for ages 13 and older is $15 before April 16, $17 before April 30 and $20 on race day. For children ages 3 -12, the race fee is $5 before April 30 and $7 on race day. Participants ages 2 and younger are free. All registration fees are tax deductible.

Post-race events will include music, entertainment and an appearance by Goldy Gopher. Food will be available for purchase.

Event proceeds will be used for the purchase of SMART boards for Valley Crossing Community School classrooms.

The school serves the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale (622), South Washington County (833) and Stillwater Area (834) school districts.

To register, visit www.vc.k12.mn.us to find a printable registration form, located in the "News" section on the home page.

Completed registration forms and checks payable to "VCCS - PTA" may be sent to: Valley Crossing Community School 5K, 9900 Park Crossing, Woodbury, MN 55125.

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