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Run/Walk/Ride Around Woman Lake set Saturday

The annual Run/Walk/Ride Around Woman Lake will be Saturday, May 4, in Longville.

This event features a sanctioned 30K run on a certified course; a 5-mile run/walk; or an 18-mile recreational bike ride.

7:30: Registration opens for all events at Patrick’s Restaurant.

8:30 a.m.: Bike riders gather at St. Edward’s Catholic Church parking lot for pre-ride preparation.

8:45 a.m.: Bike ride starts. All riders start at the same time. This is an untimed recreational ride, not a race, that ends in downtown Longville.

9 a.m.: Sanctioned 30K run starts at St. Edward’s Catholic Church and follows certified course around Woman Lake, ending in downtown Longville.

9:15 a.m.: 5-mile run and walk start in downtown Longville; course goes 2.5 miles west on County Road 5, then turns around and comes back to downtown Longville.

1 p.m.: Awards ceremony at Patrick’s Restaurant.

At 6 p.m. Friday, May 3, have “Dinner with the Doc” at Salem Lutheran Church in Longville.

Dinner is free for all registered runners, walkers and bike riders, and $7 for the public. Guest speaker will be Dr. Janna Vilen, family and sports medicine physician with Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.

All events are open to all ages. Full details and downloadable entry forms are available at

The event is sponsored by the Longville Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce.

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