Family time is Forever Young Race Time!
Jordan Rahn Memorial, Forever Young, 5K/1 Mile run has over 400 runners, during Atkinson Heritage Days. The 5K begins at 8 a.m. on a flat race course through the Village of Atkinson streets. The 1K begins approximately at 9 a.m. Entries received before August 21st will be entered for door prize drawings and receive a guaranteed t-shirt. Entry Fee: 5k $20, 1K : $15. All memorial run proceeds will benefit non-profit organizations assisting foster children.
A beautiful Autumn day promises a fun laid back experience on the stunning Hennepin Canal Run on the multi-purpose trail, bike along Patriot Way and paddle down the Hennepin canal to victory! Mini-Triathlon participants must be 12 years or older. A festive finish line celebration filled with music, participants will receive a t-shirt, complimentary picnic lunch and drink. Children under 12 can participate in the fun run/paddle and begins at 12:15 p.m.
Three full hours of cheer during Atkinson Christmas Festival! Santa arrives by fire truck and will hear Christmas wishes and lists at the Township Hall. Sample and vote for your favorite Five Roaster Chili Competition downtown at L&J Hometown Market. Meander downtown and visit the local businesses, treats for all! Line up the kids for the Reindeer Fun Run downtown at State Street, Pluck a Penguin duck to win a prize, both young and old! Ugly Christmas Sweaters are requested, the secret ugly sweater patrol will be out, winner takes all! The cheerful holiday evening will end when everyone’s had enough fun!