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. 2018 marks a new era at Running Ventures as Nissa Larson takes the helm while founder Barb Leininger moves to a consulting role. 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 Event

Richard A Hoska Midsummer Mile • June 28, 2018


Thanks to all who came out, ran, and cheered at the Richard A Hoska Midsummer Mile.

Running Ventures Upcoming Event

N.E. Beer Mile • August 19, 2018 WAVE ASSIGNMENTS

The Beer Mile is BACK! Come watch this fun event and cheer on the participants. Check the WAVE ASSIGNMENTS and watch your favorite runners attempt to drink a 12 oz can of beer, run a quarter mile, drink a 12 oz can of beer, run a quarter mile, drink a 12 oz can of beer, run a quarter mile, drink a 12 oz can of beer, run a quarter mile. All waves are full and there is no registration available. If you would like to volunteer contact Barb. We especially need people to help count laps and make sure the participants drink the entire can of beer each lap.

Race News and Highlights

Plymouth Firefighters 5k - September 29, 2018

Gustavus Women's Soccer Run for Kicks 5K - October 14, 2018


Race Results

Gustavus Women's Soccer Run for Kicks 5K Results

2018 Results

2018 Richard A Hoska Midsummer Mile Results

2018 Results

IndePENNdence 5k - September 16, 2018

2018 Results