Three Rivers' Signature Races

The Signature Races feature annual events hosted by Three Rivers that provide an opportunity for individuals, teams and local businesses to foster a community of healthy and active lifestyles by challenging each other and celebrating the changing seasons in the Twin Cities. Race courses showcase stunning views of natural areas across Three Rivers parks and trails.

Stay active year-round! The Fat Bike Rennet offers a unique opportunity to ride on world-class cross-country ski trails with challenging climbs and scenic views. Two distances allow bikers of all skill levels to test their endurance in one of the most scenic parks in the Twin Cities. 

Jan. 9, 2021
Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Rolling hills weave runners through prairies and big woods landscapes and offer scenic views of wetland areas on a beautiful trail route in one of Minnesota’s premier parks.

April 17, 2021
Lake Rebecca Park Reserve

Celebrate winter! The Ski Rennet features a full day of racing on world-class trails for all ages and abilities. From the smallest racer to the best skiers in the Midwest to dogs with energy to burn, this race offers something for everyone!

Jan. 9, 2021
Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Same name, triple the fun! Big Woods Classic has been reimagined for 2020 and will now include the opportunity to race virtually not only at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve, but also at Elm Creek Park Reserve and Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve!

Summer 2021

Join the annual tradition that everyone would like s’more of! This year’s theme is reimagined as “My Autumn Woods Classic” — run or walk any distance of your choosing with family or friends in any Three Rivers park.

TBD 2021

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Be a part of our community and our Signature Race Series! The Signature Races feature annual events hosted by Three Rivers that provide an opportunity for individuals, teams and local businesses to foster a community of healthy and active lifestyles by challenging each other and celebrating the changing seasons in Minnesota. Race courses showcase stunning views of natural areas across Three Rivers parks and trails. To learn more about Three Rivers Park District sponsorship opportunities please contact us at SponsorshipOpportunities@threeriversparks.org

Related Blog Posts

August 17, 2020

Meet one of our staff, Lori Lindahl, and discover a day in her life as a Three Rivers Park Service Assistant.

March 25, 2019

Tired of running on pavement or treadmills? Love being in nature? Give trail running a try! Learn how to get started, where to go and what to expect. For an extra challenge, sign up for the Allina Health Trail Mix Race on April 13.

Volunteering: Park Patrol

By: Deb Vosler

August 27, 2018

Did you know there is a team of volunteers on park and regional trails in Three Rivers ready to help? Read on to learn about Park Patrol and the variety of ways they assist park guests.