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Join the YMCA of Greater Michiana for the first LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA 5K! Proceeds from this event will benefit the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA in the South Bend community. With this funding, cancer survivors may participate in the program at no cost to them.
We will follow all COVID-19 guidelines recommended by the local health department and State of Indiana.
Early Registration - April 1-July 18, 2021
$25 per person
$20 per person for households of 2-8 participants
Regular Registration – July 19-Race Day
$30 per person
$25 per person for households of 2-8 participants
This year, we have the option for virtual runners and walkers to participate with us!
With a virtual race, you can run the distance anywhere, for example in your neighborhood, on a treadmill, at a nearby park, or on our original course! You will have between Saturday, August 7, and Sunday, August 15 to complete your race and upload your time. Virtual runners will still receive this year’s race shirt and official race bib. Further instructions will be emailed to participants before the virtual race opens.
LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA fills an important community need by supporting the increasing number of cancer survivors, who are in a transitional period between completing their treatments and feeling physically and emotionally strong enough to return to regular activity. LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA offers:
The goals of this program are to Improve energy levels and self-esteem, build muscle mass and strength, increase flexibility and endurance, improve the functional ability to do everyday tasks, reduce the severity of therapy side-effects and prevent unwanted weight changes, and develop an ongoing physical fitness program so participants can continue to practice a healthy lifestyle, not only as a part of recovery but as a way of life.
Multi-Person Pricing gives a $5.00 discount for up to 8 people in your household. Multi-Person pricing is available through race day.
O'Brien Fitness Center
321 E. Walter Street
South Bend, IN 49916
Saturday, August 7 at 7:00-7:45 AM
During packet pick-up, you will receive your official race shirt and bib! The 1-Mile Fun Run/Survivor Walk is a non-competitive, untimed event.
Participants must register by Sunday, July 18 at 11:59 PM to be guaranteed a shirt. All participants, including virtual, will receive this year's race shirt.
In an effort to promote physical distancing, there will be no awards at this year's race. The 1 Mile Fun Run is a non-competitive event.
Parking is available at the following locations:
Please note, roads on our course will close beginning at 7:30 AM.
Timing is done by T&H Timing. Results will be posted immediately following the event.
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