Made in the Shade

  • 9:30 am
  • - 12:30 pm

Thomas Beach, Lake Bde Maka Ska, 3700 Thomas Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 - Map

What a Day!

THANK YOU for your patience and support, even with the possible impending rain. The turnout Saturday could rival a previous year! We just KNEW that storms had to stay away . . . it was OUR day! We want to thank you all again for your tireless efforts, each and every day, to support the wonderful individuals we serve.

Walk, Run, and Roll

Made in the Shade is a walk, run and roll fundraising event in support of children and adults with disabilities. Seven 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 Bde Maka Ska (formerly Lake Calhoun). You’ll Get Race Swag – T-shirts, Lunch, and Music (TBD)! (Register today – now closed) to Walk, Run, or Roll around Lake Bde Maka Ska. Check out this Made in the Shade video!

Steps to Participate

  1. Register online –  or print your registration (coming summer 2020) – 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! (While supplies last!)
  3. Come Walk, Run or Roll! Bring your pledge form and money with you to Lake Bde Maka Ska (formerly Lake Calhoun) the day of the event.
  4. Celebrate Success! After the walk, join us for lunch, a short program and music!


9:30 a.m. – Check in at Thomas Beach with your organization
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. – Music

Other Ways to Help

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

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