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Grandpa’s Run For The Walleye 2017 Crosslake

July 1 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the 20th annual community-wide effort to restore the Whitefish Area’s Walleye population. Established in memory of Grandpa Boots Buthman, this Crosslake tradition offers events for all ages and abilities.  Run, walk or dash for the fun and for the fish!

Looking for a bigger challenge? Grandpa’s Run for the Walleye also features a certified 10K course!

Participants will have the option of selecting either a short-sleeve or long-sleeve shirt! This option is only available to those who pre-register.

The run provides all participants with professional chip timing and results on a certified race course.


Friday, June 30:

4 – 6:00 p.m.: Early Packet Pick Up at the Community Center. Registration will also be available at this time.

Saturday, July 1:

7 – 8:15 a.m.: Race Day Registration

8:15 a.m.: 10K Race

8:30 a.m: 5k Race

9:30 a.m.: Kids Sunfish Dash


T-shirts for all entrants who pre-register and for race day registrants while supplies last. Awards to top runners in each age group plus a raffle drawing for all entrants. Winner’s ribbons and a prize for all Sunfish Dash finishers.


Family 5K and 10K Run

Easy 5k Run/Walk or 10k Run along a flat scenic route through beautiful Crosslake. Water stop and post-race refreshments available at the Crosslake Community Center.

Kids Sunfish Dash

Kid-friendly, age-appropriate course at the Crosslake Community Center for ages: 0-2, 3-4, 5-7, and 8-10.

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July 1
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Crosslake Community Center
14126 Daggett Pine Road
Crosslake, MN United States
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