Made in the Shade

  • 9:30 am
  • - 1:00 pm

Thomas Beach, Lake Calhoun, 3700 Thomas Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 - Map

Walk, Run, and Roll

Made in the Shade is a walk, run and roll fundraising event in support of children and adults with disabilities. Eight Twin Cities non-profits supporting individuals with disabilities collaborate to make this a fun, community building event.

Join us by walking, running, or rolling around Lake Calhoun. You’ll Get Race Swag – T-shirts, Lunch, and Music by the Moss Piglets! Register today to Walk, Run, or Roll around Lake Calhoun.

Steps to Participate

  1. Register online or print and mail in your Registration Form – it’s free to register!
  2. Raise Contributions! It’s easy. Ask your friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers to sponsor you! Each participant will receive an official Made in the Shade T-shirt! Print out the Pledge Form.
  3. Come Walk, Run or Roll! Bring your pledge form and money with you to Lake Calhoun the day of the event.
  4. Celebrate Success! After the walk, join us for lunch, a short program and music by the Moss Piglets!


9:30 a.m. – Check in at Thomas Beach with your organization
10:00 a.m. – 25 Year Anniversary Program at stage tent
10:20 a.m. –  Warm up for the walk led by trainers from The Firm
10:35 a.m. – Walk and Roll shotgun start
11:30 a.m. – Lunch
12:00 p.m. – Sing along with The Moss Piglets

Other Ways to Help

Donate – If you can’t make the event but want to donate, you can make a donation.

Volunteer – Are you more of the volunteer type? We are looking for a few. Please contact Kristine Morin.