For hard-core distance runners to casual walkers and kids with energy to burn, the Autumn Woods Classic winds through the picturesque 4,900-acre Elm Creek Park Reserve, featuring runs and walks for all ages, fun activities and breathtaking fall colors. The course for all races will be set on asphalt and turf trails over the rolling hills of the park October 12. The 1K kids’ race (10 a.m. start) costs $5–$9. The 5K race (8:30 a.m. start) and 10K race (10:30 a.m. start) are run in teams of six or more, and cost $23–$29 per person. Elm Creek Park Reserve, 12400 James Deane Parkway; threeriversparks.org
Autumn Woods Classic in Maple Grove
Run for fun and for the great fall colors.