Frequently Asked Questions

Can I run with a stroller?  No, the terrain does not allow this.

Can I bring a pet?  No, pets are not allowed during the time of the race for the safety of all participants.

Can I spend the day at Maplewood State Park?  YES! Bring a picnic and make a day of being at Maplewood State Park.

If I am unable to race, can I give my race number to a friend?  No, sorry race numbers are non-transferable.

If I register after June 1st can I still get a t-shirt?  All runners registered before May 30th are guaranteed a T-Shirt. If you register after May 30th you will not be guaranteed a T-shirt.

Where can I stay if I am visiting Fergus Falls for Race Weekend?  Here is a helpful link to find things to do and accommodations while in the area.

Can I register the day of the race?  YES!!! We will have volunteers ready to help you get registered from 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Registration the day of the race takes place at the Josh Hanson Memorial Picnic Shelter, only a few feet away from the starting line!

Do I have to buy a park pass to enter Maplewood State Park? All events include a single day parking pass.

What is my registration fee used for? Running WILD is a one of Health Resources Center‘s largest fundraising events of the year! For 34 years, Health Resources has served women, men and families in Otter Tail, Becker and Clay Counties. HRC’s professional staff provides free and confidential education and health services to those in need. HRC is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. (

Is Running WILD part of the Fergus Falls Race Series? Yes! Fergus Falls Area Race Series (