Bee Brave 5K

Sat October 7, 2023 Caledonia, MI 49316 US Directions

Race Day Info

When & where

Join us on Saturday, October 7th at 8:30 am. 7500 Alaska Ave, SE in Caledonia, Michigan on the property of Shagbark Farms (map here)

**Sometimes when the address is manually input, Google Maps will direct people to a location in Middleville near 100th St which is NOT our location - if this is your 1st year coming, please click the link above or input Shagbark Farms to ensure you arrive on Alaska between 68th St & 84th St**

Road will be CLOSED promptly at 8:15 am - please arrive before then to ensure you can take part in the race.

How much?

  • Click here to register! The cost is $30.
  • Online registration closes at 5:00 pm on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3. Late registration will be available online thereafter for $40. 

To be guaranteed this year’s race shirt, the cut-off will be SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24.

If you would prefer to pay with check or cash, please use this form, make checks payable to Van Andel Institute, and mail them to the following address by Sunday, September 24:

Van Andel Institute
Attn: Philanthropy
333 Bostwick Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

 
Late registrants, please note: 
  • Late Registration Runners
    • Runners will receive a chipped bib and be eligible for age group awards.
    • Runners will not receive a t-shirt.
    • Runners will proceed to the bib pick-up tent on race day to receive their bib and show proof of online registration.
  • Late Registration Walkers
    • Walkers will receive a participation bib but will not be timed.
    • Walkers will not receive a t-shirt.
    • Walkers will proceed to the bib pick-up tent on race day to receive their bib and show proof of online registration.

5K details

  • Please plan on arriving at 7:15 am to allow for congestion coming onto the property.
  • Announcements begin at 8:30 am.
  • Featured fighters speak at 8:40 am.
  • Race to begin immediately following.
  • Refreshments are available following the race.

Packet pickup, which includes a race shirt and bib, will be on the field Friday, October 6 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. If you registered on a team as a virtual participant, please reach out to your team captain to grab your shirt for you.

Awards

Medals are given to the top 3 in each category as runners finish. 
Top Male and Top Female runners get a $100 Visa gift card.
Age groups : 18-24 | 25-29 | 30-34 | 35-39 | 40-44 | 45-49 | 50-54 | 55-59 | 60+

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