Langton Lake trails are split into two giving you north and south trails in the park. The southern trail makes a loop around the lake that crosses over a scenic bridge and the northern trail follows the side of the lake, but does not loop around.
Now you’re ready for some races! Whether you’re a serious runner or in it for some fun, there’s a race for you. Here are some upcoming races in the next few months.
Now – December 2017: MN Brewery Running Series – You can run, jog, or walk – your choice, no one cares! The only advantage to finishing quicker is colder beer.
April 7, 2017: 4.01K Race For Financial Fitness – Love to run? Love a good cause? Grab your friends, family and coworkers and come walk, run or jog for your physical and financial fitness.
April 9, 2017: Goldy’s Run – Join thousands of runners on the beautiful 5K route through the University of Minnesota campus or the 10 mile that runs along the Mississippi River.
April 15, 2017: Hot Chocolate 15K/5K – Start and finish in Boom Island Park among the biggest chocolate aficionados in Minneapolis.
April 29, 2017: Get in Gear – 10K, 5K, 2K & Half Marathon all in one amazing race gearing up for spring.
May 11, 2017: Medtronic TC 1 Mile – A mile for every pace. At the Medtronic TC 1 Mile, a large part of the race day excitement comes from races taking place throughout the evening!
May 13, 2017: Be the Match Walk + Run – A cure for blood cancer exists, but it can’t happen without YOU. Join the fight and start saving lives now.
May 13, 2017: Go Spring! Trail Run & Hike – Start your Spring off right with the Go Spring! Trail Run. This trail run is for everyone. Come out and have a great time!
May 13, 2017: Run Like a Mother – Run Like a Mother® fuels a woman’s journey toward health and wellness. It starts with our Run Like a Mother 5K!
May 20-21, 2017: Run & Ride – It’s not every day you can experience a behind-the-scenes run through Valleyfair before the gates open! Take this opportunity to watch the sun rise over roller coasters, run alongside dinosaurs, high-five Snoopy, earn a very cool medal, and enjoy some fabulous swag–a ticket to the park!
May 20, 2017: TC Kids Cross Country Fun Run – Experience the joy of physical fitness and the satisfaction of achieving a goal at one of TCM’s races! This race is specifically for kids and is designed to help kids challenge themselves, have fun, and feel successful.
May 20, 2017: Autism 5K Run-Walk – The Autism 5K Run/Walk helps to support families affected by Autism.
May 20, 2017: Fast and the Furry 5K & 8K – Runners, walkers and their pups participate in a 5K run/walk or an 8K run.
May 21, 2017: Salomon City Trails Loppet – The City Trails Loppet is a point-to-point urban trail run.
June 24, 2017: HeartBeat 5000 – Lace up your shoes and come out to support the cardiovascular program at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.
June 24, 2017: Run for the Roses – Start Rosefest weekend off with a 5K or 10K run at the 38th annual Roseville Run for the Roses. All participants receive a great t-shirt and all finishers receive a red rose.
July 4, 2017: Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon, Relay & 5K – Plan your vacation or “stay-cation” in Minneapolis for this year’s Fourth of July weekend! Celebrate Independence Day in style.
July 8, 2017: Life Time Tri Minneapolis – Minnesota’s premier triathlon featuring one of the most scenic urban courses in the United States.
July 9, 2017: The Color Run – The Color 2017 Dream World Tour is coming to the Twin Cities with an all-new Cloud Foam Zone on course, inspirational Dream Wall, and giant unicorns.
July 19, 2017: Torchlight 5K – Grab your family, friends and running shoes because this event starts with a bang and ends with a brew.
August 6, 2017: Fifteen’s 5K – Join Glen, Alisha and the Minnesota Twins players for a great race where everyone finishes on Target Field!
August 26, 2017: Bluff Tuff Half Marathon – This point-to-point half marathon is bound to be a favorite. A challenging course consisting of dirt/grass trails and paved paths leads you to the best views of St. Paul.
September 16, 2017: Book It 5K Walk – Join friends, family and neighbors for this healthy fundraising event that supports the Summer Reading Program for children and teens.
September 30, 2017: TC 10K – Join other runners for the first race of Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend!
September 30, 2017: TC 5K – Join other runners for the TC 5K. Challenge your friends or colleagues to run as part of the Corporate Team Challenge!
October 1, 2017: Medtronic TC 10 Mile – The Shortcut to the Capitol. Race from the heart of Minneapolis to the State Capitol in Saint Paul!
October 1, 2017: Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon – It’s the 36th running of The Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America!
October 14, 2017: Night Light Half Marathon – A night race on the trails at Battle Creek followed by beer and live music! Bring your headlamp for an off-pavement course with a fair share of hills.
November 23, 2017: Turkey Day Trail Trot – Mix of grassy/dirt trails, and pavement over rolling hills. Options of 4 different styles of races!
November 23, 2017: Turkey Trot – Trot before you Gobble! Get out on Thanksgiving morning and burn some calories in anticipation for a day of eating!
November 23, 2017: Turkey Day 5K – Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with the Delta Dental Turkey Day Run Minneapolis! Since 1989, the Turkey Day Run has brought family and friends together to start the day in a healthy way. Join runners, joggers and walkers for a morning of fun.
Find more runs right here!
If you’re in need of new running or walking shoes/clothes then hit up Rosedale Center. They have Athleta, Foot Locker, DSW, Champs Sports, Payless, Lucy, etc. to fit your needs.
Go get ’em!