SARTELL -- A series of 5K events is back for its 12th year. The Bernick's Family Fitness series kicks off with the annual Pot O Gold 5K on Saturday, March 12th in Sartell.

Organizer Evin Haukos says the event draws a lot of families.

Usually, we end up seeing around 1,500 to 2,000 runners. It's definitely a good size event.

The Pot O Gold 5K is at Riverview Intermediate School in Sartell.

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The second event in the Bernick's Family Fitness Series is called the Homegrown 5K on Friday, May 13th at Wilson Park.

It's more of like a 5K festival.  We're hoping to have live music, local artists, a farmers market, you name it.

Later this year there will be the annual Rock Your Soul Trail Run and the Wishbone 5K. Registration for all races is just $5 and that includes a racer shirt.

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