Three Rivers' Signature Races

The Signature Races feature annual events produced 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.

Take in stunning scenery while participating in a classic Twin Cities race. At Autumn Woods Classic, participants and spectators can enjoy family-friendly activities and the breathtaking fall colors of the 4,900-acre Elm Creek Park Reserve. The 2021 event features 10K, 5K and 1K races as well as Camp S'More, a race village unlike any other!

October 9, 2021
Elm Creek Park Reserve

Experience tradition at one of Minnesota’s oldest trail runs! The Trail Mix course weaves though the gently rolling big woods and natural wetland landscape of Lake Rebecca Park Reserve. Distances of 12.5K, 25K and 50K offer new and experienced trail runners an opportunity to visit one of the West Metro’s premier parks and kick off the trail running season.

April 16, 2022
Lake Rebecca Park Reserve

In Minnesota, winter doesn't stop us from doing what we love! 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 offer options for the most experienced bikers and those who are new to fat bike racing. 

January 29, 2022
Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Celebrate winter with cross-country skiing for all ages and abilities! The Ski Rennet features a full day of racing on world-class trails. Distance options challenge the best skiers in the Midwest and offering something for skiers who are trying racing for the first time. 

January 29, 2022
Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Big Woods Classic offers distances and events for new and experienced mountain bike racers. Weave through woodlands, grasslands and scenic wetlands — all while catching views of beautiful Parley Lake from the metro area's newest singletrack trail!

TBD 2022
Monarch Singletrack Trail, Carver Park Reserve

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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

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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.