Mississippi River and University of Minnesota campus

Back Together with BME


Sunday, September 12th

  • 10:30-11am: Arrive to sign-in for the 5K
  • 11am: 5K begins
  • 11:30am: Picnic begins immediately after the 5K



East River Flats Park
351 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55455


  • BME graduate students
  • BME staff
  • BME faculty


Let us know you'll be there

Event details


  • Please bring a chair or blanket to sit on during the picnic.
  • Catered by Afro Deli & Grill, a Minnesota Black-owned business.


  • Participating in the 5K earns you a ticket to put toward a raffle for prizes.
  • If you can’t make the 5K, you’ll have the opportunity to earn additional raffle tickets by participating in yard games at the picnic.