CROSSLAKE-Registration is open for the 21st Annual Grandpa's 5K and 10K Run for the Walleye.

Grandpa's Run for the Walleye has become one of the signature events of the Crosslake Fourth of July celebration and will be July 7, the same day as the fireworks over Cross Lake.

The event, based at the Crosslake Community Center, begins with the 10K run at 8:15 a.m., the 5K Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. and culminates with the Kids Sunfish Dash at 9:45 a.m. The 5K and 10K courses are certified and races are professionally chip timed.

Online Registration is available at or by following the link at Race day registration will be open until 8:15 a.m. The cost of registration for the 5K or 10K is $25 before June 26; or $35, June 26 through race day. The registration fee for the Kids Sunfish Dash (up to age 10) is $7.

All 5K and 10K registrants prior to June 26 will be guaranteed their choice of a long- or short-sleeved performance shirt.

Whitefish Area Property Owners Association, or WAPOA, sponsors the race and uses the proceeds of the race to benefit fish habitat in the Whitefish Chain of Lakes.