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5K for EP Schools


Saturday, Sept. 20th, 2014


8:30 am - 5K Start
9:30 am - 1-Mile Family Fun Run Start

Schedule of Events:  

7:30 am - 5K Check-in begins
(pick up race packets & gift bags from 7:30-8:30am)


8:00 am - Introduction of Teams


8:15 am - "Day of" Registration ends


8:30 am - 5K Start


9:00 am - Zumba Warm-Up


9:30 am - 1-Mile Family Fun Run Start


EPHS Aerie Stadium


1) EPHS (all lots)
2) Round Lake

5K Route:  

Note: Due to construction, this year's 5K route has changed and now includes TWO LAPS around Round Lake. Please visit the Race Courses page for course description and map.

5K for EP Schools



5K for EP Schools Race TeeThe 5K for EP Schools is a US Track & Field Certified race route that begins at the Eden Prairie High School (EPHS) Aerie Stadium, travels through Round Lake Park and ends with a victorious finish in the stadium. A one-mile Family Fun Run is also held in Aerie Stadium.


Parents, students, alumni, faculty, staff & community members are invited to participate.


For competitive runners, the time clock records times and prizes are awarded to the top finishers in various age groups.


Non-competitive participants can run or walk the course.  As the founder of the original Alma Mater Trotter, Deb Karulf, says, "If you walk, run, roll or stroll, then this is the race for you!".


Prizes, donated from generous local sponsors, are awarded to registered race participants. Many great prizes are awarded each year and, as a special Thank You, each 5K participant receives an amazing gift bag.


Eden Prairie Schools WellnessThe inaugural Alma Mater Trotter was held in 2009. Now an annual event, the 5K takes place the third Saturday of September. The 5K's goals are threefold: 1) Increase the visibility of FEPS in the community, 2) Encourage EP schools' families, alumni, faculty, staff and all community members to support Eden Prairie schools, and 3) Raise funds for FEPS' teacher grants.


This year's 5K for EP Schools is Saturday, September 20, 2014. It's a morning filled with fun, friends, fitness and fabulous prizes.


Check out the race results, photos and videos from previous years by clicking here!





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