URBAN WILDLAND PROCEEDS  benefit Wood Lake Nature Center's environmental education curriculum with the Richfield Public Schools, a partnership that began with Wood Lake's opening in 1971.


2015 GRAND MARSHAL  Runner/Philanthropist Steve Knowlton
Steve has run countless miles across America to raise money for military vets groups, Aspergers and Autism research, and more.   Visit his website and listen to his interview with Race Director Amy Markle, produced by Rod Wilson.


START LINE @ the Richfield Ice Arena (636 East 66th Street)


HALF-ZIP PULLOVERS  are available for purchase on race day. The lightweight shirt features soft, moisture-wicking, quick-drying, breathable fabric, cuff thumb hole, reflective strips, & UPF 40 protection.


CARBON CAPTURE GARDEN   $1 of each race registration funds the purchase and planting of hardwood rain forest trees at the Santa Familia Primary School in Belize, to offset the event's carbon footprint.


RACE PHOTOS   Walker Athletic Photography is the official Urban Wildland photographer.  Runners may purchase professional race pictures here.


MERCHANDISE    Merchandise is available for purchase at Wood Lake Nature Center.  Previous-year race shirts are $4; half-zip pullovers are $40; hats are $15.  UW pint glasses are $7.50 each, four for $25.


RUNNER SHIRT   The Greenlayer Evolution SS, a microfiber, moisture-wicking shirt made with recycled materials, available in women's and unisex cuts. Distributed at the finish line area.  Runners may exchange race shirts at Wood Lake Nature Center after the race, depending on size availability.


RACE RESULTS   View searchable 2015 race results here.





Our mission is to present a running event of the highest quality, that is both environmentally-sustainable and profitable for Wood Lake Nature Center.

Urban Wildland Half Marathon & 5K | c/o Wood Lake Nature Center | 6710 Lake Shore Drive | Richfield, MN 55423 | 612-861-9369 | Contact Us