Minnesota Vikings 5k to finish at 50-yard line

The Twin Cities Orthopedic Vikings 5k race this fall will finish on the 50-yard line of the new U.S. Bank Stadium.

The fourth annual Twin Cities Orthopedics Vikings 5k race will end on the 50-yard line of the new U.S. Bank Stadium this fall.

The race, held Oct. 1, will features prizes for the top finishers in several categories and the best Vikings-themed outfit. Prizes range from two Vikings tickets to the Monday night game on Oct. 3 against the New York Giants to cash prizes in men’s, women’s and youth categories.

The 5K will begin at Minneapolis South High School at 8 a.m. and finish at midfield in U.S. Bank Stadium, followed by post-races snacks, a tour of the Vikings’ locker room and access to the Healthy Living Expo. Exhibitors at the expo will present opportunities at varying booths to “inspire, motivate and give you resources for living healthy,” according to a press release, along with interactive games, food and beverage concessions, Vikings alumni autograph sessions, photo ops and more.

All adult and youth-category participants will receive a custom t-shirt, participation medal, commemorative photo and the opportunity to win door prizes.

There are three different age groups for this year’s participants to compete in:

PRIZE LIST

5K (adults 18+):

  • First-place finisher for both men and women will receive (2) tickets to the Vikings vs. New York Giants game on Oct. 3 at U.S. Bank Stadium.
  • Second-place finisher for both men and women earn a $100 Vikings Locker Room gift card.
  • Third-place finisher for both men and women will receive an autographed Vikings football.

5K (youth 13-17):

  • First-place finisher for both boys and girls will receive (2) tickets to the Giants game on Oct. 3 at U.S. Bank Stadium.
  • Second-place finisher for both boys and girls earn a $100 Vikings Locker Room gift card.
  • Third-place finisher for both boys and girls will receive an autographed Vikings football.

5K (youth 8-12):

  • First-place finisher will receive (2) tickets to the Giants game on Oct. 3 at U.S. Bank Stadium.
  • Second-place finisher will receive a $100 Vikings Locker Room gift card.
  • Third-place finisher will receive an autographed Vikings football.

Best dressed prize:

The male and female with the best Vikings outfit will receive an autographed Vikings helmet.

To register for the race, go to Vikings.com/run. Registration fees range from $30 now through July 31 for adults to $50 for adults on race day. Youth ages 8-17 cost $20, and the kids’ fun run is $5 (fun run doesn’t include a t-shirt). Discounts of $5 are available for season ticket holders and Lifetime Fitness members in the adult and youth categories.

 


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