Run the Valley - 5K Race/Walk, 10K Race

Run the Valley, the Golden Valley Human Services Commission's annual 5K/10K race and 5K walk, has become a successful fundraiser for organizations that benefit the community. The GVHSC allocates the funds to local human service organizations.

26th Annual Run the Valley

This year the race has been restructured due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This year the race will be held virtually and participants are asked to run or walk their race between June 5–14 and post their results online.

How To Participate

  1. Sign up for the race online by June 14, if you have haven’t already. Official race shirts will be mailed to all who sign up (while supplies last).
  2. Put on your Run the Valley shirt, find your race route or a treadmill, and start your race. Participants can also use the 2020 Run the Valley route in Golden Valley.
  3. If you are running the 5K or 10 K, track your time. If you are doing the Kids Fun Run or 5K walk, share photos online with the hashtag #RunTheValleyGV.
  4. Once you finished your race, upload your results here.
  5. If you haven’t already, share photos of your race on the Run the Valley Facebook event or on other social media platforms with the hashtag #RunTheValleyGV.

2019 Results


+2020 Registration

+2020 Routes

The course runs through residential Golden Valley. Use this route while completing your race or create your own route.

- 5K & 10K route map

+2020 Sponsors

Gold ($1.000 and up): City of Golden Valley, CCX Media, Lunds & Byerlys Golden Valley

Silver ($501-$999): Advances in Orthodontics, Bassett Creek Dental, Commers The Water Store, Golden Valley Kids Dental, Liberty Packaging, TrueStone

Bronze ($100-$500): Bold North Recovery, Fluency Digital Inc, Gary Metchnek-Realtor, New Hope YMCA, Oak Grove Church, Under Pressure Brewing Company