Thousands of people will be in town this weekend for the annual Earth Day Run.

The events will kick-off Friday with a Health and Fitness Expo at St. Cloud State University’s Hallenbeck Hall.  The Expo runs from noon until 8:00 p.m.  A 1K Youth Run is at 6:00 p.m., followed by the 5K run/walk at 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday the Half-Marathon relay and Half-Marathon both start at 8:30 a.m.  A post race concert will be held at the SCSU Fieldhouse from 10:00 a.m. until noon.  And a post race reception is at Cowboy Jacks from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.