Fun Run

Apple Valley Freedom Days Fun Run

Ground Pounders Grand Prix

Apple Valley Fun Run

2 Mile and 5 Mile Races – both begin at 8:00am
“Half-Pint Half-Mile” to follow 2 & 5-Miles @ approx. 9:45am
Hayes Park/A.V.C.C, 14603 Hayes Road – Apple Valley
4th leg of the Ground Pounders Grand Prix Series


9 & Under; 10-14; 15–19; 20–29; 30-39; 40–49;
50–59; 60-69; 70-79; 80-89; 90 & Older

YOUTH Half-Pint Half-Mile: FREE RACE!!!
Register on-line @ by 7/2/2018 @ 8am;
or at the race site on 7/4/2018.


Awards will be given to the top 5 male & female finishers in each age category of the 2-mile & 5-mile, trophy to 1st place, medals to 2nd-5th, ½ Pint ½ Mile – all participants receive a ribbon & 4th of July gifts! Youth ages 10 & Under only!

Face painting available FREE to everyone who attends this event! Come out to RUN, or cheer on the runners of all ages! Lots of fun!


Pre-register ON-LINE:
By 8am on Monday, July 2nd @

  • Race Only $7.00 *2 & *5-Mile Races
  • Race & t-shirt $15.00 will be chip-timed!
    *Save yourself some money and pre-register on-line!

Race-Day Registration @ Apple Valley Community Center:
July 4; 6:30-7:45am only!

  • Race Only $15.00 *2 & 5-Mile Races
  • T-shirt & Race $25.00 will be chip-timed

PRE-REGISTRATION: Register at Each runner will create an account and then register for the desired race, enter your age, and indicate if you want a t-shirt, and if so, indicate the size.

Pre-Registration ends @ 8am on 7/2/18. Entry fees are non-refundable. No “pre-registrations” will be accepted after 7/2/18 @ 8am; after this date, register at site on 7/4.


6:30 – 7:45am at the A.V.C.C, 14603 Hayes Road. Both 2 & 5-mile races begin at 8:00am, SHARP! Races will start and finish behind the Hayes Building. The “FREE 1/2 Pint 1/2 Mile” will begin at approximately 9:45 am (sign up at site on 7/4/18).

SPONSORS: Runner’s Gate of AV, RunMN of BV & Apple Valley Parks & Recreation Department.

RACE RESULTS: Gopher State Events –


Contact Apple Valley Parks & Recreation at 952-953-2300.