The Greater Downtown Council will kick off their 2018 Downtown Sidewalk Days on July 11 with the 11th annual Sidewalk Shuffle 5K, which starts at 12:10 p.m.

If you don't consider yourself a runner, don't worry about it.  This family event is for both runners and walkers 6 years of age and older.  You can bring the kids for fun exercise and there will even be free showers available afterwards at the Duluth YMCA.

Here are course details:

The Sidewalk Shuffle 5K will start and end at the Endion Station located next to Canal Park Lodge and will following along the Lakewalk. The Shuffle is an out and back course heading north towards Lief Erickson Park. Turn around point is past Lief Erickson and almost to the water treatment station. Once turned around, Shufflers are to head back to the finish line at the Endion Station.

There will also be prizes awarded in the following categories:

  • 1st Place Youth (6-12) Male & Female
  • 1-3rd place Teen (13-17) Male & Female
  • 1-3rd place Adult (18+) Male & Female
  • 1st place Teams Male & Female, Co-Ed Team

Follow the link below for complete details and to register for the event.