Event Details

Event Location

Phalen Park

1600 Phalen Dr.
Saint Paul, MN 55106

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Parking information and directions can be found on this event map

Early Event Check-In and Chip & Bib Pick-up

All participants have the opportunity to pick up their race bibs, chips, and fundraising incentives early. Please check with your team captain to make sure they aren’t already picking up your gear. Event day check in opens at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 25th in the Lake Phalen Pavilion.

Early check in details:
Uptown Running Room

1433 W Lake St, Minneapolis
Thursday, June 23, Noon – 8 p.m.

Grand Avenue Running Room

1068 Grand Ave, St. Paul
Friday, June 24, Noon – 6 p.m.

Event Registration Fees

10K Run*


5K Run*


5K Walk to Cure Children’s Cancer**


Kids’ Fun Run**


*Your entry fee includes race registration, chip timing, race bib and race refreshments.

**Your entry includes race registration and race refreshments.

Entry fees get us to the starting line – fundraising gets us closer to the cure! There is not a fundraising minimum to participate in Time to Fly; however, we encourage participants to raise funds to support Children’s Cancer Research Fund. We suggest a fundraising goal of $100 or more for each participant.

Don’t forget to set up your personal fundraising page in the participant center!

Event Schedule

6:30 a.m.

Participant Check-In and Registration, Donation Drop Off and Incentive Pick Up Opens

7:20 a.m.

10K Run Line Up

7:30 a.m.

10K Run Starts

8:20 a.m.

5K Run Line Up

8:30 a.m.

5K Run Starts

9:00 a.m.

10K Finisher Medals Handed Out Near Pavilion

9:15 a.m.

Kids’ 1K Fun Run Line Up – Stretches, Warm Up, Dancing

9:25 a.m.

Kids’ Fun Run Begins

9:30 a.m.

5K Walk to Cure Children’s Cancer Line Up

9:40 a.m.

5K Walk to Cure Children’s Cancer Begins

10:15 a.m.

5K Finisher Medals Handed Out Near Pavilion

11:00 a.m.

Fundraising Awards in Amphitheater

Course Maps

Other information

Strollers are welcome in our events, but will need to start at the back of the 5K and 10K races, please.

You are welcome to bring your own food and beverage.

Can I bring my dog?

We love furry friends of all kinds! However due to liability reasons we are unable to allow your furry friend at our event or on our race course. Thank you for understanding. Service animals are welcome.



Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding Time to Fly, please feel free to contact us at 952-893-9355 or jruth@childrenscancer.org.

If you would like to mail your donation, please send a check to:
Children’s Cancer Research Fund
7301 Ohms Lane, Suite 355
Minneapolis, MN 55439

Please make sure to indicate that your donation should go to Time to Fly. If your gift is supporting a specific race participant or team, please note the name with your donation.

raise. walk. cure. Saturday June 25, Phalen Park