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5k and zero k added to Run for the Roses

Theatre L’Homme Dieu’s (TLHD) annual Run for the Roses, set for Saturday, May 3, has two new additions: a 5k fun run/walk and a zero k race, which is three feet long from start to finish.

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All fitness levels and ages are welcome. The race begins near Alexandria downtown’s Big Ole and follows the Central Lakes Trail.

Registration begins at noon at Big Ole. The 5k is at 1:24 p.m. at Big Ole, and the zero k is at 6:24 p.m. at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum (MLMM) in Alexandria. Proceeds will support TLHD.

T-shirts and refreshments are available for participants.

Register for the 5k race online at The cost is $20 in advance and $25 on race day.

The annual Kentucky Derby party fundraiser will start at 4 p.m. at MLMM. It includes a live, big screen broadcast of the Kentucky Derby, entertainment, prizes and Southern food. Participants are encouraged to wear fancy hats or Kentucky derby attire.

Derby party tickets are available at Bremer Bank, Elden’s Fresh Foods and Interlachen Inn, all in Alexandria. They are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.