Running Wild Trail Run 2018

Saturday 9th June 2018

Maplewood State Park: 39721 Park Entrance Road, Pelican Rapids, United States

Trail running, 1 Mile


  • Running-7K - 7K Trail Run
  • Running-1 Mile LIFE Hike - 1 Mile LIFE Hike
  • KIDS RUN WILD Running-200 yard dash (ages 4-7) - KIDS Run Wild
  • WEE RUN WILD- 200 yard dash (ages 0-3) - WEE Run Wild


Join us for the Seventh annual Running Wild 7K Trail Run and 1mile LIFE Hike on Saturday, June 9 2018 at Maplewood State Park! Proceeds benefit Health Resources of Fergus Falls.

The Running Wild course navigates through the beautiful, but challenging terrain of northwest Minnesota. There are two race options a 7K trail run or a 1mile LIFE Hike. Running Wild Trail Run is a family friendly event. Kid's Run WILD is a 200 yard dash for kids ages 4-7 and WEE RUN WILD is for our youngest runners ages 3 & under!!  There is a race for everyone! 

The 7K terrain includes some uneven ground, lots of mini-hills, a gravel road, moderately challenging hills and the rigorous Ironwood Trail Hill. The 1mile LIFE Hike is an out and back course.

Running Wild Trail Run is held at Maplewood State Park located seven miles east of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, on State Highway 108 in Otter Tail County.

Maplewood State Park offers more than 9,000 acres of tree-covered hills, including clear lakes nestled in deep valleys, hardwood forests, wild flowers, a variety of wild life and 25 miles of hiking trails.

If you are up for a challenge or just want to enjoy nature at its finest; reserve your spot on the starting line today!

 **Running Wild Trail Run is a part of the Fergus Falls Area Race Series. When you register for Running Wild you are also entered into the race series at no charge. Each Participant registers for the races they wish to participate in. Each participant is responsible for the entry fee for each race they register for. The race series will keep track of each participant's points and standings.  Visit for more information.

Event details and schedule

Packet Pick-up

Pre-Race: Friday, June 8th 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Health Resources Center in downtown Fergus Falls 126 E. Lincoln Ave. Fergus Falls, MN 56537: 218.736.6050

Race Day: Saturday, June 9th 7:00 am to 9:00 am at the Josh Hanson Memorial Picnic Shelter at Maplewood State Park.


Race Day Schedule-Saturday, June 9, 2018
Kids Run WILD 200yard dash (ages 4-7) Start: 9:00 a.m.

WEE Run WILD 200yard dash (ages 0-3) Start: 9:05 a.m.

Kids Awards: 9:15 a.m 

Running Wild 7k Start: 9:40 a.m.

Running Wild 1mile Run/Hike Start: 9:45 a.m.

Awards: 11:00 a.m.

Organised by

Health Resources Center

126 East Lincoln Avenue, Fergus Falls

Phone: 2187366050

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