Please check with the race website for up-to-date information and covid-19 protocols.
The Urban Wildland Half Marathon & 5k Races
Celebrate the 19th annual Urban Wildland Half Marathon & 5K races! Run through the beautiful parks and around the lakes nestled within the urban hometown of Richfield including Wood Lake Nature center, a wooded oasis filled with wildlife and scenic views!
The Urban Wildland Half Marathon & 5K began in 2003 to save Wood Lake Nature Center’s environmental education partnership with the Richfield Public Schools, which was in jeopardy due to cuts in local government aid. Since Wood Lake Nature Center’s opening in 1971, Richfield’s prek-5th grade students had visited Wood Lake two times a year as part of their science curriculum. Thanks to the Urban Wildland, the program was spared and has continued every year with the proceeds from this event.
The Urban Wildland makes every effort to provide a green, no-waste race. All materials used for the race are reused, recycled, or composted. Electricity at the finish line is provided by solar power.
Registration will open January 1st, 2021 (or when we have more information about the projected COVID guidelines for 2021 events).
In person races on July, 31st; Half Marathon at 7:00 am and 5K at 7:15 am start time.
Virtual race options available for Half Marathon and 5K races.