Upcoming Local Events


runnerGEAR WEST TWILIGHT 5K
Follows an easy, scenic, route and is a lot of fun whether you run or walk. Last year we had 130 participates and are looking to see an increase this year. Get your family and friends together and make it a group activity. We celebrate every finisher.

LONG LAKE SUMMER FEST
The Twilight  5K is part of the three day Long Lake Summer Fest

Thursday: Broasted Chicken Dinner + Waterski Show

Friday: Twilight 5K and All-Orono Reunion

Saturday: Big Bang Saturday - Includes live music, gourmet food trucks, volleyball, beach boot camp, KidsZone, Carnival Row, adult beverage tent, and fireworks.

TWILIGHT 5K DETAILS

FRIDAY, JUNE 13th 7:30pm Nelson Lakeside Park, Long Lake, MN

JOIN US!  Walkers, joggers, runners, whoever you are!  Have fun on a Friday evening, a run, refreshments, and a nice scenic course.

What a bargain!  $20 pre-register until June 9th/$25 day of registration (10:00am-7:00pm) 

Questions? 952-473-0377

AWARDS: OVERALL mens & womens.
Useful DOOR prizes from Gear West.  Bring Friends! 

T-Shirts for pre-registered runners. T-shirt or socks for race day registrants.

More!  Dogs on Leashes! Kids, Make it a Party. Or make it a serious run. Your Choice!

Directions: Packet pick up at Gear West Ski & Run on Cty Rd 112
(Wayzata Blvd)Long Lake. Starts @ Nelson Park (one block from store). 

Register Online



TRAIL RUN / WALK -- OR BIKE (EVERY SATURDAY) AT GEAR WEST

Starting April 26th every Saturday morning Gear West will be hosting runs and hikes on local wooded trails followed by a delicious breakfast of waffles and coffee. People will also be encouraged to bike to Long Lake to join the group for waffles. These events will allow Gear West to showcase it's unique proximity to the forests at Wolfeld Woods and Wood-Ril, the Luce Line and Dakota Trails and miles of quiet roads.

TRAIL RUNS AND HIKES
8:30 A.M. Trail Run
8:30 A.M. Trail Hike
9:45 A.M. Waffles

Signup so we know you are coming

 

BIKE AND WAFFLES
Bike from your home to Gear West to join us for Waffles 
9:45 A.M Waffles
Questions - 952-473-0377
Bike routes

HIKE AND RUN TRAILS

 

BIKE ROUTES

 

Bike to Long Lake and join us for delicious waffles. 

We put together some nice bike routes from several cities around the metro to Gear West in Long Lake.
Bike Routes

 

ABOUT THE WAFFLES
We will be serving delicious waffles designed by the chef at Harvest Moon Co-op. Each week we plan to offer waffles with new and unique flavors. Please feel free to leave a donation to help cover costs.

 



 
 
Come celebrate the new season and spring into shape at the annual Go Green Trail Run & Hike.  
This is the first race in the St. Paul Urban Trail Series.  This first race in the series is a great opportunity to wake up your legs after a long Minnesota winter.  You can run, jog or pole hike the beautiful trails of Battle Creek Park in St. Paul.  By doing this event you are also helping to support a non-profit organization, which is Endurance United, of whom mission is to create a viable healthy and active outdoor community around Battle Creek Park.  This is a great chance to get active – good for your body and good for the environment.  Sign up alone or bring three friends for our new 3x5k relay and come in a spring themed costume to enter our costume contest!
 
Price Hike April 1st
Learn more and register here
 
 
Free shirt with entry
The first 400 runners to register will receive a free Go Green t-shirt.  Entry also includes post race food and beverages along with entry into our spring themed costume contest with prizes.