ALL PROCEEDS TO WOOD LAKE
All proceeds from the Urban Wildland Half Marathon & 5K benefit
Wood Lake Nature Center's
environmental education curriculum with the Richfield Public Schools, a
partnership that began with Wood Lake's opening in 1971.
in 2015, the Minnesota Pacers Pace Team will run the race, providing several
different pace groups. Set a goal and determine your pace for this
The runner shirt, made by Greenlayer Sports, is
the Evolution SS, a microfiber, moisture-wicking shirt made with recycled
materials, available in women's and unisex cuts. Shirts will be distributed
at the finish line area. Like last year, we will hold a poll to
choose the shirt color.
PROFESSIONAL RACE PHOTOS
Athletic Photography will be the official Urban Wildland photographer
again in 2015. Runners may purchase professional race pictures after
T-SHIRT TV APPEARANCE
Our race shirt from year five was
worn by actor
Charlie Day on the FX series, It's Always Sunny In
Philadelphia. Thanks, Charlie!
2015 GRAND MARSHAL
Author/Runner/Philanthropist Steve Knowlton
We're honored to welcome Steve Knowlton as this year's Grand Marshal.
Steve has run countless miles (including across America) to raise money for
a number of causes, including Veterans organizations and Aspergers and
Autism groups. Visit his website and listen to
his interview with Race
Director Amy Markle, produced by our friend,
Rod "Wild" Wilson.
START & FINISH
Richfield Ice Arena, 636 East 66th Street.
are available for purchase on race day. The lightweight
shirt features soft, moisture-wicking, quick-drying, breathable
fabric, cuff thumb hole, reflective strips,
& UPF 40 protection.
CARBON CAPTURE GARDEN
$1 of each race registration funds the
planting of hardwood rain forest trees at the Santa Familia Primary
School in Belize, to offset the event's carbon footprint.