2023 Run for the Roses 10K, 5K & Kids Fun Run

Sprint, jog or walk your way through Roseville's beautiful streets and park trails in the Run for the Roses. Participants have the option for signing up for a 10k or 5k race. Youth ages (2- 12) can run in the Kids Fun run, which is held at the OVAL track. All participants will receive a race shirt and red rose. We hope many can join us for this long, lasting community event- great event for the entire family! 

Run For the Roses 5k, 10K & Kids Fun Run
 Saturday, June 24, 2023
 Roseville Skating Center & MN OVAL
 Registration Opens April 3!

Run for the Roses

7:50 am - 8am, Roseville Skating Center: Start Rosefest weekend off with a 5K or 10k run at the annual Roseville Run for the Roses. Start times may slightly be adjusted depending on race.

9am, Kids Fun Run: Takes place at 9am on the OVAL track. Participants will also receive race t-shirt and rose. 

Packet Pickup: Friday, June 23 between 8 am -  5:30 pm in the Rose room at the Roseville Skating Center. All racers are encouraged to pick up their bib and packet prior to race morning. 
Parking: Roseville Skating Center.  Please arrive early, as Cty Rd C will get shut down around 7:40 am. Race starting line is on Co. Rd. C, east of Hamline Ave.

Race  Starting Line: 
On County Rd C, east of Hamline Ave. Racers encouraged to utilize restrooms at Roseville Skating Center prior to race. (Limited rest rooms also located in Howard Johnson Park, north side of park near parking lot)

 ****T-Shirt Disclaimer
: If registering within 2 weeks of the race (June 10-24), exact T-shirt size cannot be guaranteed. 

Race Course Maps & Info

10K & 5K Route Maps 

Packet Pick-up: Friday, June 23, 8 am - 5:30 pm @ Roseville Skating Center- Rose Room. Limited packet pickup available morning of race day from 7 am - 7:45 am. 


Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding registration or general race information, please contact: 

Lake Johnson (Race Director)

Run for Roses  Sponsor Information:

Interested in sponsoring this event? Various options available. Click here to view Sponsorship Package Options. 

Please contact Lake Johnson at lake.johnson@cityofroseville.com if interested.


Entry Fees 


General Registration (April 3 - June 18)= $25.00

Last Minute (June 19 - 24)= $30.00

10K- Runners

General Registration (April 3 - June 18)= $30.00

Last Minute (June 19 - 24)= $35.00

 Kids Fun Run: $8.00

Award Categories

Overall finishers of each race and top male/female finishers of each age category will receive awards. 

 (15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+)

Speedskaters racing on OVAL

2023- More info coming soon!

2022- Roll for the Roses/John Rose OVAL Inline Open UPDATES

In collaboration with Greater MN Speedskating Association and Midway Speedskating, we will be offering  "closed course" races at the OVAL. 
 Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
 Times: Races begin at 11am - 1pm
 Day of Registration: 9:30 am - 10:30am 
 Entry Fee= $20.00 (advanced reg)
 Entry Fee= $25.00 (day of)
 Event Categories: 
 - Competitive- 5K, 1K and sprints (distances TBD)
 - Recreational/Fun Skates- 5K, 1K & Fun distances
For additional information, please visit: https://mnspeedskating.com/ 

Thank you Run for the Roses Sponsors: