10K, 5K and Fun Run

Thursday, November 26, 2015

White Bear Lake, MN


Most of us are extremely fortunate.  On Thanksgiving Day, we get to sit down to a nice meal, surrounded by friends and family.

Show your compassion with the Fast Before The Feast.  Before sitting down for a big Thanksgiving dinner, participate in a race whose proceeds go to help stock local food shelves for those less fortunate.  For  Hugo and White Bear Lake food shelves, "Fast Before The Feast" is an significant food drive that helps them meet the needs of the community.  This year we hope you'll help us raise 10,000 lbs of food.  We estimate it will take 2100 participants to reach this attainable goal.  Start the season of giving by registering for this race and making a food or cash donation the morning of the race.

The great folks at Caribou Coffee will be on hand with coffee and hot chocolate, and they have generously donated  coupons for anyone bringing food items.  200 free drink coupons, 250 buy-one-get-one-free kids' drinks with purchase of a large, 750 $1 off coupons good for any Caribou purchase, Ten $10 Caribou Cards for door prizes and 800 Blue Berry Muffins for after the race...goooo Caribou!

Local businesses donate gift cards, services and more to be used in a raffle on race day.  It's easy to get into the drawing, just donate food or cash for the food shelves for your bib number to be entered.  Drawings will be held during the race; check in with your race number after finishing to see if you’ve won (must be present to win)!

Fast Before the Feast is chip timed by Anderson Race Management. Race announcement by the incomparable Jerry MacNeil.

Among the door prizes in prior years:

  • iPod Nano
  • iPod Shuffle
  • Multiple $50 gift certificates from Tria restaurant
  • 12 "free pizza" coupons from Papa Murphy's
  • Womens Zoot Performance Shirt
  • A free bike tuneup from our friends at Penn Cycle
  • Pumpkin Pie from Pine Tree Apple Orchard
  • $20 Gift certificate to Orchid Restaurant
  • Muller Family Theatre Movie Passes
  • $25 gift certificate from Rudy's
  • 2 coupons for a large 1 topping pizza from Papa John's
  • $15 gift certificate from Bierstube
  • Gift Certificate for Gear Head Saloon and Grill
  • Pizza party for 10-12 people valued at $100 from Donatelli's
  • Subway Gift Cards
  • Jimmy Johns Gift Card
  • 2 gift certificates for 5 super bed tans each from Sunrise Tan
  • $25 meat pack from Flicker's
  • 90 minute massage from Amy Klosterman
  • 2 large 1-topping pizzas from Carbone's
  • Bottle of wine from Haskel's
  • 1 hour therapeautic massage from Body Balance Therapies
  • Two $10 gift certificates from Key's
  • Pick 2 combos & 2 beverages from Eat!
  • Three $5 gift certifcates from Pino's Pizza & Pasta
  • Extra virgin olive oil, Balsamic vinegar from The Olive Branch
  • $25 Girft Card to Salon Zeo
  • 60 minute massage from Body Balance Therapies
  • Overnight stay at Best Western Country Inn
  • And more!


Are you a Tri Club member?  Get 25% off the race fee by registering in the store!


Midwest Events Registration

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NOTE:  If you register after 11/12/2015 you may need to pick up your shirt at our retail store about 10 days after the race and will be notified via email.  We make every attempt to order enough shirts, even accounting for late entries, but we have to order ahead of time based on our best estimates.


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Are you interested in becoming a race sponsor?  We have multiple opportunities available - click here to get all the information.