Running Ventures

Welcome to Running Ventures

Running Ventures brings 20 years of experience organizing, managing, and timing races to your event. We have used this expertise to create three signature Running Ventures races presented annually. We look forward to the opportunity to bring this expertise to your event, offering the full array of services from total race management to race timing to consulting with your staff to assist them in putting on your event. As Running Ventures portfolio has grown, founder Barb Leininger has added a new partner - Nissa Larson. Together we will work to assist you with all of your race management and timing needs. You can count on our team to continue to bring you:

As always, we will continue to do our best to ensure that runners enjoy a quality experience. This philosophy carries through all that we do - whether it is putting on a race you will want to come back to or working with race sponsors to ensure their runners enjoy a quality event. We also believe running and racing should be fun. That is what keeps us running and we hope our services help keep your running fun too.

Running Ventures Signature Events

Drumstick Dash Thanksgiving Events - 10K, Pi (3.14 Miles), Mile Minneapolis • November 23, 2017

       

O'Gara's Irish Run • March 10, 2018

       

Richard A Hoska Midsummer Mile • June, 2018

       

Race Results

2017 BookIt! 5K Results

Results for the 2017 BookIt! 5K can be found at: BookIt 5K Results

Upcoming Races

Gustavus Women's Soccer Run for Kicks 5K - October 8, 2017

The 3rd annual Gustavus Women's Soccer Run for Kicks supports the Women's Soccer team with 100% of entry fees going to the program. Complete event details are at Run for Kicks 5K