By Emily Pascavis,
The Minnesota Swarm is having their annual 1/2k race on Saturday, April 18th, benefiting the InSports Foundation.
Not much of a runner? Don’t worry! This is a leisurely “race” through a designated course in Downtown St. Paul.
The registration fee is just $35 for this 21+ event; and each runner will receive 1 lower-level end zone ticket, and 1 Swarm 1/2k race t-shirt. There is also stops at 4 different bars along the way where you can enjoy a complimentary, thirst quenching, ice cold Coors Light!
All of the proceeds will be donated back to the InSports Foundation, and there will be a check presentation at the game that night.
Check-in will be between 3:00 and 5:00pm on Saturday, April 18th.
Minnesota Swarm game vs the Roughnecks will start at 7:00pm.
Let’s help kids “get in the game”!
By Lindsey Micheletti,
This week marks the 70th annual Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament located in St. Paul. It is a tradition that holds near and dear to many hockey-loving Minnesotans.
This year the InSports Foundation has a chance to participate in the Let’s Play Hockey Expo at the River Centre just outside the arena.
InSports will be hosting a hockey and baseball booth on Friday from 10AM-6PM and Saturday from 10AM-5PM. We have special raffles and guest appearances planned for each booth!
Hockey Booth Info:
· We will be raffling off a signed Mike Modano North Stars jersey. The raffle tickets are $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets. There is also a “social media special” where if you tweet about the jersey as well as FOLLOW @InSportsFnd you get a free ticket with the purchase of a raffle ticket(s)
· Former Viking Hall of Famer Paul Krause will be signing autographs on Friday from 11am-1pm.
·Gopher Hockey Great, Pat Micheletti will be signing autographs from 3-4 on Saturday. There is also a chance to sign up for our charity golf tournament during expo for a chance to play your round with Pat!
Baseball Booth Info:
· Chance to win Twins jersey at baseball booth
· Former Twins draft pick and minor league player Jamie Ogden will be conducting a batting clinic from 11-1 on Saturday. Stats on Ogden http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=ogden-001jam
We hope to see you at the Expo to learn more about what we are doing to help kids get in the game. Good luck to all teams participating in the Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament!