The Minnesota Wild announced today registration is open for the second annual Minnesota Wild Breakaway 10K/5K/1-Mile Run on Saturday, Sept. 19, benefiting the Minnesota Wild Foundation. Celebrating the start of the 2015-16 NHL season, the run will take place in Saint Paul beginning at 8:30 a.m. All races will begin and end near Gate 2 at Xcel Energy Center.
Racers can register for the Wild Breakaway Run online here. Participants who register before Monday, Aug. 31 receive the largest discount on entry fees.
The first-place male and female finishers at each distance will receive two lower level tickets to the Wild-Oilers game on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Additionally, the top three male and female finishers at each distance will receive a 2014-15 team signed hockey stick.
Participants are encouraged to wear Minnesota Wild gear. The “best dressed” participant will win a Nino Niederreiter-autographed jersey. There will also be awards for the top male and female Wild Season Ticket Holder in each race.
All participants will receive a Wild Breakaway t-shirt and are qualified to win two tickets in a suite for the Wild-Jets game on Sunday, Sept. 27. Twenty winners will be randomly selected. All race finishers are eligible to win a 2014-2015 team signed stick.
Run schedule, packet pickup and registration information is available at wild.com/breakaway.