Take advantage of several races and walks as you stay active, push yourself, and build community! All ability and experience levels are welcomed as we come together to become healthier versions of ourselves. Provided throughout the year, you will be able to find a race that works for you!



Explore ND: Healthy Living Challenge

January - February 2024

Age: All ages

Location: Virtual
Fee: $20
What to Expect: Challenge yourself to conquer North Dakota virtually! Use these mileage challenges to mark your progress and push yourself to reach the next goal! Must be an intentional workout not daily step count. Complete any challenge and get an Explore ND crewneck! 

5K Race Series

March 16 - December 6, 2024
Races: Leprechaun Loop, Homefest 5K, Fall Frolic 5K, & Jingle Bell Jog

Age: All ages
Fee: $100

What to Expect: Sign up for all four races and get a 5K Race Series T-shirt. Finish all four races and win a 5K Race Series medal!

Leprechaun Loop

March 17, 2023
Races: 1 Mile Loop, The Lucky 7 – 7k, Double Your Luck 14k
Check-In: 3:30PMRace Start4:00PM

Age: All ages
Location: Outlaws Gallery, Watford City
Fee: $25

HomeFest Run/Walk 5k

July 15, 2023
Check-In: 8:30AM, Race Start9:00AM

Age: All ages
Location: Rough Rider Center Start
Fee: $30 (t-shirt guaranteed with pre-registration only by July 5th)
What to Expect: Prizes will be awarded to the 1st place male and female finishers of each age group.

Fall Frolic 5k

October 14, 2023
Check-In: 8:30AM, Race Start: 9:00AM

Age: All ages
Location: Rough Rider Center Start
Fee: $35
What to Expect: Crewneck sweatshirt guaranteed with pre-registration by September 27th!

Jingle Bell Jog

December 1, 2023
Check-In: 5:00pm, Race Start: 5:30pm

Age: All ages
Location: Rough Rider Center Start
Fee: $30
What to Expect: Join us at the Rough Rider Center for the “most wonderful” 5k fun run of the year! Afterwards, enjoy Christmas festivities, goodies and live music.


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