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Atons Gopher XXIV Run: Kink In Space

September 13 - September 15
Whitewater State Park Group Center, 19041 Highway 74
Altura, Minnesota 55910 United States


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Early Registration
Available before June 1, 2024
$ 200.00
75 available

Registration Rates

Includes Lodging & Meals

Lodging: 3 days and 2 nights in our communal space cabins, accommodating up to 18 astronauts. Remember, cabin selection is on a first-come, first-serve basis – so dock early!

Meals: Enjoy a cosmic array of meals from Friday night dinner to Sunday brunch, including a formal banquet on Saturday night under the stars. Plus, intergalactic snacks!

Optional Early Arrival: Touchdown on Thursday, 9/12, for those eager to explore the terrain early. You’re responsible for your sustenance until Friday’s feast.


Embark on adventures across meals, games, discussions, and play spaces. Explore nature trails, enjoy the tranquility of space, or connect with fellow spacefarers. Our dungeon and play spaces are open for those looking to explore new frontiers.

Items To Bring

Pack your space gear – sleeping bags, toiletries, a flashlight for exploring alien landscapes, and essentials like insect repellent and sunscreen.

Not Allowed

    • To adhere to state park rules. Pets, non-prescription drugs, or public nudity are not allowed, 
    • RV’s and Tents: Due to state park regulations, we cannot accommodate RV’s or tents.

Park Permit Required

You will need a 2024 Minnesota State Parks Permit to enter the park. This costs $7 per day permit or $35 for a year-round permit, if you don’ t already have one. (We encourage you to get the year-round permit so you can enjoy more of Minnesota’s beautiful state parks). Permits can be purchased online or at any state park, or you can buy it on-site as you drive into the park.

Rules and Code of Conduct

Age Verification: 
By joining the Atons Gopher XXIV Run, you certify that you have orbited the sun at least 21 times. Remember, space travel is for adults!

Substance Policy: Keeping Our Space Safe
We want our interstellar journey to be safe and enjoyable for all. Please understand that bringing nonprescription drugs aboard our spacecraft is strictly prohibited. Let’s keep our cosmos clear!

Liability: Navigate at Your Own Risk
Embarking on this space odyssey means acknowledging that the Atons of Minneapolis and the MN DNR aren’t responsible for any space anomalies. This includes injuries, damages, or lost items, whether caused by space pirates, asteroids, or your own spacewalks. Let’s all float safely!

View Code of Conduct Policy here.

Social Hours

Check back here soon for the social hour sign up list.

Run Shirt

Visit our TeeSpring store to order our 2024 Run Shirts. The shirt will be mailed to you.

Run Book Ads

Ad Deadline: Sunday, September 1st, 2024

Ad Submission: Email your ad file to Include “Run Ad” and your club or business name in the subject.

Download 2024 ad spec sheet. 

Question and Answers

    • Non-club members? Absolutely welcome!

    • Paid but wondering about registration forms? You’re all set, just review our policies.

    • Cabin reservations? No, they’re like meteor showers – first come, first served.

    • Electricity in cabins? Yes, to power your gadgets.

    • Early arrival on Thursday, 9/12? Join us with no extra charge, just manage your own meals till Friday.

    • Nearby eateries for Thursday? Check in advance, as we’re unsure what’s open in this galaxy.

    • State Park permit cost? It’s per vehicle, not per astronaut.

Still Have Questions?

Contact mission control at

Refund Policy

If you cancel your reservation before August 15, 2024, we will refund your registration cost minus the PayPal processing fee. If we cancel the Run, we will refund registrations, including PayPal processing fees.


Whitewater State Park Group Center, 19041 Highway 74
Altura, Minnesota 55910 United States

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