Online registration has now closed. But, please join us on Saturday, Sept 12 at Thomas Beach, Lake Calhoun - walk up/day of registrations are still available!

You can also continue to make donations to the cause by clicking "Donate" above or donating toward a team or individual's fundraising goals. 


Marathons of Hope

Give vital support and care to patients and families as they walk through both their physical and emotional cancer journey. Bring your family and friends and join us for Marathons of Hope, a certified 5K/10K, and walk, run, bike or blade around Lake Calhoun to raise funds for Park Nicollet Frauenshuh Cancer Center. You can see the 2014 event photos here.

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Thomas Beach, Lake Calhoun, Minneapolis
Registration Fee:
Adult   $35.00
Children (12 or younger)   $15.00 
 Dog   $5.00
8:00am Registration
9:00am Official start time for 5K and 10K races
10:00am Post-race celebration and awards

All participants will receive a moisture wicking, micro-fiber t-shirt and complimentary refreshments. Post-race celebrations will include a silent auction, ice cream and awards. 


Create your own fundraising pages to raise funds as an individual, team or donate to a participant. or double your donation by seeing if your company has a matching gift program. Your donation is tax-deductible.

Our tax ID number is 23-7346465.

Checks can be made out to Park Nicollet Foundation and mailed to:

Park Nicollet Foundation
6500 Excelsior Blvd
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

(please include the name of the team/individual and "Marathons of Hope 2015" in the memo line)


The money raised during Marathons of Hope supports Park Nicollet Frauenshuh Cancer Center’s quality medical services, including:

  • Support services
  • Complementary therapies 
  • Spiritual care
  • Music therapy
  • Patient and family education
  • Community outreach

To learn more about this event, including volunteer opportunities, contact Alicia Baraga at 952-993-5023 or