• Church of the Open Door (map)
  • 9060 Zanzibar Lane North
  • Maple Grove, MN, 55311
  • United States

Come to the 1st Annual Winter Wellness Expo & 5k!

What a great way to reset after the holidays by attending a health & wellness expo and run a race with your friends and family! Be a champion of wellness to your community and join us!

5k & 1 Mile Fun Run

We have a neighborhood 5k race loop all mapped out for 5k participants (this race will be be chip timed) and a 1 mile fun run for kids and families. The Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female finishers for the 5k will receive a medal. We will provide a free light breakfast for runners only. Coffee is being provided by the incredible folks from Dogwood Coffee.

All runners will also receive a:

  • warm beanie 
  • coffee mug
  • expo goody bag 

PACKET PICK UP on race day when doors open at 8:00am

Start Times

5k: 8:45am start

1 Mile: 8:50am start

Costume Contest!

Who is your Champion of Wellness? Your super hero? Dress like your favorite athlete, superhero...and you could win a prize! Awards will be given for best individual and best team costumes!

Wellness Expo

Come warm up inside and walk through the mini Wellness Expo inside Church of the Open Door. We have 15+ exhibitors from the health and wellness industry ready to give you great tips, products, and PRIZES to keep you and your loved ones well! From chiropractors, athletic retailers, to clean eating experts there will be something for everyone!  The expo is free and open to the public so bring your friends! There a few tables remaining for the Expo so if you would like to be an exhibitor please contact Dre Barthel: dre@emergetwincities.org.

We also have the talented baristas from Coffee Cart MPLS making their award winning specialty coffees for $2 each.

Run for the Wellness of single moms in the Twin Cities

Proceeds of this event will benefit the families of the non profit Emerge Mothers Academy. To learn more about how you can support the mission of equipping single mothers to emerge as confident women and caring moms visit their website: www.emergetwincities.org                     

Event weather policy:

The Expo will stay on regardless of weather. However the race portion of this event may be cancelled in the unlikely circumstance of inclement weather such as dangerous windchill/low temps, or unsafe road conditions that may harm or injure participants, staff, set up crew, and bystanders. All possible attempts will be made to contact those registered by email, the Emerge Mothers Academy website, and social media sites. No refunds or transfers will be allowed.



Race Map: Red loop= 5k  Blue loop= 1 Mile fun run

Race Map: Red loop= 5k  Blue loop= 1 Mile fun run