The Great Candy Run/Walk - Minneapolis

Richfield, MN

The Great Candy Run/Walk - Minneapolis


The land of 10,000 lakes! Get ready, The Great Candy Run will be in Richfield on October 14th!

What is sweeter than candy?

Creating memories at The Great Candy Run of course!

The Great Candy Run is a sweet event that will leave you with lifelong memories! Runners, walkers and spectators alike will enjoy the fun, fast, and sweet themed 5K course, a family festival featuring games, activity stations, amazing face painting, great refreshments, giveaways and lots of additional sweetness!


  • Fun SWEET themed day while supporting and providing HOPE to those afflicted with a fetal syndrome
  • Celebrating Family and Friends
  • Prize money for overall 5K winners
  • Stroller Division (yep you get prize money too)
  • Family Fun Expo (lots of activities and sweet fun)
  • Costume Contest
  • The sweetest finisher medal for all 5K finishers
  • Free Kids Jelly Bean Fun Run (for kids 10 & Under, and yes you will get something at the finish line too!)

The Great Candy Run is ultimately about saving lives and helping families. Proceeds from this event directly benefits the Fetal Health Foundation. The Fetal Health Foundation supports families diagnosed with a fetal syndrome during pregnancy through information, support, and research. The event highlights awareness and provides hope to these families.