Race Information

The SLEEPLESS 5k running series will be kicking off 2014 by taking over Lake Phalen Park May 2nd 2014. This SLEEPLESS race will be a blast of lights and sound which will provide an out of this world experience that will leave you on sensory overload!

See Lake Phalen glisten in the moonlight on this spring night as your route will be lighted by multi-colored inflatables, music, lights, glow sticks and much more! Dress the part to glow through the course and show us your unique combination of glow sticks from your Glow Stick Party Pack each runner will recieve! Grab some friends and join us this Friday night to kick your spring into high gear with this one of a kind St. Paul Party.

Once you finish stick around and enjoy some beverages, snack and great company at our Post-Race PARTY complete with lights and music from our live SLEPPLESS DJ!

Only 1000 spots will be availalbe for this race so register today as we have sold out this location 3 times in a row!

Participant shirts are by BornFit.  Unisex sizing.


Parking available at the lots surrounding Lake Phalen park at a first come first serve basis.

Course Information

The 5k will start at the Lake Phalen Park pavilion then leading the runners around the awesome paved paths that circles the lake. Miles will be marked and the course will be heavy with awesome volunteers and lights!

Extreme Weather Conditions Notice

Please dress appropriately for the conditions. If there are extreme weather conditions the weekend of the race, Final Stretch organizers retain the right to shorten the route or cancel the event entirely. All entry fees are nonrefundable. Please check www.finalstretch.com for up-to-date weather information and event changes.


Final Stretch loves running! So we decided to put on a night run. This will be the 2nd time this fabulous night run has been in St. Paul!