Rock The Pavement

With the best 5K and 10K course in Minnesota, this is an event you won’t want to miss! Join the Greg Marzolf Jr. Foundation as we Rock the Pavement on August 19, 2017! Choose to run or walk a 5K or 10K around beautiful Lake Calhoun!

View 2017 Results here

All proceeds from the Rock the Pavement 5K and 10K benefit the Greg Marzolf Jr. Foundation in the fight for a cure to end Muscular Dystrophy! Muscular Dystrophy encompasses a range of muscle diseases that lead to the loss of muscle function, independence and life. With your support as a runner, walker, or roller, we can fund research to cure and end these diseases!



Saturday, August 19, 2017

Lake Calhoun Executive Center
3033 Excelsior Blvd. Minneapolis, MN  55416

  • 8:10 am: Chip-timed 10K Run
  • 8:20am: Chip-timed 5K Run
  • 8:20am: 5K Walk
  • 9:30am: Kid’s Fun Run (children age 12 and under)

Tri-blend Shirts for All Participants! The First 400 Runners to Register Receive Running Hats!


See the Participant Information and Race maps below:

2017 Participant Information

Calhoun 5K & 10K Map


Invite your friends!
We would love to have your friends and family join us for this great event! 100% of race registrations go directly to research at the University of Minnesota Muscular Dystrophy Center!

You can pick up your race bib and shirt on Friday, August 18th  from 10:00AM-7:00PM at Marathon Sports/Fleet Feet Sports located at 2312 W 50th  Street, Minneapolis, MN 55410.


LOOK FOR THE TENTS (Lake Calhoun Executive Center, northwest corner of the Lake)
The Registration Tents will be set up near the Finish Line. You will need to report there to pick up your race bib if you did not pick it up on Friday. You can also pick up your shirt here.

The 10K and 5K Run are chip-timed and travel counter-clockwise around the lake on Calhoun Parkway and Lake Street. The Kids Run will be .5 miles and will start close to the 10k start line and run north to the finish line.

3033 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416 (Put this address in Google maps). Calhoun Parkway will be closing between 7 -7:15AM. Plan on arriving early. You can also park somewhere in the neighborhoods around the lake.

Check the 2017 Results

Check the 2016 Results

Check the 2015 ResultsCheck the 2014 Results

 Thank you to our generous sponsors who make this event possible! Because of these sponsors, 100% of racer registration goes directly to researchers at the U of MN MD Center.

$2,500 Sponsors:

10K Sponsor:

5K Sponsor:




$1,000 Sponsors:


 Media Sponsor:




Hat Sponsor:

 Join us as we race and rock to raise funds to cure Muscular Dystrophy!




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Cause To Cook For A Cure: Shaken, Not Stirred

Please join us on Saturday, January 28, 2017 for the Greg Marzolf Jr. Foundation’s


Hope to see you there!

Cause to Cook for a Cure: Shaken, Not Stirred
Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 5:30 P.M.
University of St. Thomas – James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall
The Anderson Student Center
Summit and Cretin Avenues
St. Paul, MN 55105


Online Registration is Closed.

Registration is available at the door, please join us!

 Please email us at with any questions.

The evening will include:

  • Social Hour with passed appetizers and cash bar
  • Mystery Bags, Wine Pull, Prize Board, Silent Auction, Cake Walk and more!
  • Dinner
  • Program and Fund-A-Need
  • Dessert and Coffee with music by a jazz trio
  • and More!

If you have any questions, please email us at
or call 612-720-1715.

Thank you to our event sponsors for their generous financial and in-kind support:












Parking information for event:

Guest parking at the University of St. Thomas is available in the Anderson Parking Ramp located on the corner of Grand and Cretin Avenues
and in the ramp below the Anderson Student Center/Woulfe Hall for a nominal fee.

Free parking is available in surface lots A, B, C, M, N, and O for guests attending the event.


Map and Directions: The Anderson Student Center

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