Running for Good

Running is good. Running to support an organization that makes a positive difference in our local communities makes it even better.

Throughout the summer, Affinity Plus teams will be running and walking to support organizations that share our vision of putting people first and are committed to helping our local communities. Check out the races below for more information on how you can help our efforts.

HeartBeat 5000
Race to support the cardiovascular program at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.
When: Saturday, June 21
Where: Father Hennepin Bluffs Park, Minneapolis
Sign up here: http://www.heartbeat5000.com/
Special details: Children’s is an Affinity Plus Charity of Choice, and our Nicollet Mall branch is showing their support for Children’s by participating in this 5K.  If you need a running partner, simply look for us in our I Heart Affinity Plus t-shirts!

MORE’s Run for Refugees 5K
When: Saturday, June 28
Where: Phalen Park Pavilion, St. Paul
Sign up here: http://www.more-empowerment.org/
Special details: The Affinity Plus Foundation has supported MORE since 2003 by awarding grants to the organization in support of their financial literacy efforts as well as teaching financial education courses.

MnCUN Financial Literacy 5K
When: Saturday, July 12
Where: Lake Normandale, Bloomington
Sign up here: http://mncufoundation.org/financial-education/5k
Special details: The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation provides support to Affinity Plus and all credit unions in the state through advocacy, support, and education.

American Red Cross Run for Blood 5K
When: Saturday, July 26
Where: Lake Calhoun, Thomas Beach, Minneapolis
Sign up here: http://www.redcross.org/news/event/mn/minneapolis/Run-for-Blood-5K
Special details: This is another Affinity Plus Charity of Choice. Our team would love to see you out for this jog around Lake Calhoun.

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