A record 104 entrants participated in this year’s Minneapolis-St. Paul Frontrunners Run for Equality 5K. It netted $3,000 for Project 515, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that same-sex couples and their families have equal rights and considerations under Minnesota law.
The course encompassed one lap around Lake Calhoun In Minneapolis, with prizes for the first two male and female entrants. This years top runners were Kyle Brandon (male) at 17:21 and Kelly Russ (female) at 19:33. Other nods went to First Runner Finishing With a Dog, Morgan Paldron, 32:15; and First Runner Finishing With a Child, Nathan Lewis, 37:56.
A total of 18 companies and individuals, including Lavender Magazine, sponsored the event.
Minneapolis-St. Paul Frontrunners is a running and walking club welcoming all interested GLBT individuals people and friends. The organization offers weekly runs and walks, followed by convivial dining, as well as periodic social events.
For more information, visit www.mspfrontrunners.org.