Earth Day Run

BLEND is proud to collaborate with the CentraCare Health Earth Day Run events to continue to promote health and wellness in our Central MN communities. Friday, April 20, 2018 marks the 11th annual BLEND Kids Health & Fitness Expo and the BLEND 1K. Both events are held at St. Cloud State University’s Halenbeck Hall South Fieldhouse on Earth Day Run weekend April 20-21, 2018.

Print BLEND event flyer.


Friday, April 20, 2018 | 4:30PM – All Boys & Girls Clubs of Central MN and KIDSTOP sites will be participating in an exclusive 1K at 4:30 p.m. Funding for 500 1K registrations is provided by North Risk Partners – Apollo Division.

Friday, April 20, 2018| 6PM – Be a Planet Protector for this year’s superhero-themed BLEND 1K sponsored by Capital One!  The BLEND 1K – Planet Protectors Superhero Run – is designed to be a fun family event where  everyone is encouraged to wear their favorite superhero costume to the run. Along with the $10 registration fee, each participant will receive a BLEND 1K t-shirt and medal. Pre-registration is required for the 1K.

View BLEND 1K route.

BLEND 1K T-Shirts: Designed by: Ben, Eliett, and Isaac – Rocori KIDSTOP.  Read “Designed by Superheroes!” to see how the graphic was created.










Print “Planet Protector Superhero 1K” coloring sheets for your family! Coloring Sheet #1  |  Coloring Sheet #2

BLEND Kids Health & Fitness Expo

Friday, April 20, 2018 from 2-8 p.m. – Halenbeck Hall South Fieldhouse. The BLEND Kids Health & Fitness Expo, sponsored by Stride Academy, will be packed with interactive and fun activities for all ages. Kids and families can move from station to station to engage in fitness fun and learn about healthy living. This year, we’re planning a lot of fun ways to get active in your community.

Volunteer with BLEND

If you, your family, or place of employment are interested in volunteering with BLEND for this year’s Earth Day Run – BLEND Kids Health and Fitness Expo, please fill out a volunteer application below – or contact us.  All volunteers who work two or more hours will receive a BLEND t-shirt. Or, check out this detailed list of volunteer opportunities for the entire Earth Day Run weekend.