August 18, 2024

We are proud to announce the second annual Monarch Fund 5k Run/Walk!
Join us for a fun morning of running or walking at our new location on Harriet Island along the beautiful Mississippi River and the downtown Saint Paul skyline.

Perfect for the entire family – run or walk the 5K, free Kids Run, and post-event celebration with awards ceremony. Certified 5K course (Certification Code MN 18048RR) and a chip-timed event.

Prize money will be presented to the top three men and women overall ($300, $200, $100). 5-year age division awards.

All race proceeds will go to the Rene and Brian McCoy Cancer Recovery Research Monarch Fund at Hamline University.

April 23, 2023

We are very excited to announce the first annual McCoy Monarch Fund 5k Run and Walk!

We invite you to join us for this event!

The McCoy Monarch Fund 5k Run and Walk is a fundraiser for the Hamline University Rene and Brian McCoy Cancer Recovery Fund, meaning that your contribution is a contribution to the future of STEM!

Sign up for the run here!

The run will begin at the beautiful Snail Lake Pavilion in Shoreview. Participants will gather here before the race begins at 9 a.m.

We will be providing drinks and refreshments after the 5K run/walk at the Snail Lake Pavillion, including a short 5K awards ceremony at 10:15 a.m.

All race participants will receive a t-shirt, participants can choose their t-shirt size during the registration process at Race Roster

At the Race Roster site we have a FAQ page with information about the 5K course and Bench Walk, here is a description of the 5K course:

Any general questions about the race can be directed to Anderson Races

2023 Monarch Fund Run/Walk Announcement Video

Brian McCoy of the Monarch Fund announces the first annual Monarch Fund 5k Run/Walk!