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Rhubarb Run 5K and 1 Miler

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5 K, 1 Miles
Co Rd 8 & Ball Field
Lanesboro, Minnesota
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June 7, first Saturday in June. A running start to the famous Rhubarb Festival in Lanesboro, Official Rhubarb Capital of Minnesota. Register early online and SAVE: Or Day-of Registration and check-in begins at 8 am at the Ball field on Cty Rd 8, one block west of downtown. 5K and 1-Mile distances. Race time is 9 a.m. Runners get the Grand Rhubarb Treatment: accordion serenade, ceremonial fanning with rhubarb leaves, rhubarb elixirs, treats and prizes. Winners take home fresh rhubarb pies! Family-friendly, kid-encouraging fees. Proceeds support the Lanesboro Public Library.

Event Start Location
Ball Field on County Road 8, one block west of downtown Lanesboro, MN.

Course Description
2014 out-&-back course: scenic paved trail passes historic power dam and follows the the twists and turns of the picturesque Root River. Accordion serenades along the way. Fun, funny, spirited run.

Awards ceremony in Sylvan Park at 10 am is kick-off to Lanesboro's Annual Rhubarb Festival. Winners take home fresh Rhubarb Pies. Costume contests and fun door prize drawings.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Race day - June 7, 8 a.m.

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Post Race Activities
Lanesboro's Annual Rhubarb Festival follows the race, featuring rhubarb contest tastings, Rhubarb Games of Skills, Rhubarb Rants, Juggling, Style Show, Farmer's Market, Everything-Rhubarb cookbook, food and artisan goods vendors, and more. Showers for runners at two locations in Sylvan Park. For camping, lodging and other local resources visit

Rain or shine.

On-site, adjacent to Bass Pond

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