Live Life Nspired 5K Run / Family Walk

Sat September 7, 2024 Charlotte, MI 48813 US Directions
Race starts at 9:15 am


5k Run/Walk

$20 9:15AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration Opens April 29, 2024 at 9:00am EDT

Family Walk & Kids Fun Run

$0 9:15AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration Opens April 29, 2024 at 9:00am EDT


321 E. Harris St
Charlotte, MI US 48813


The live life. Nspired. 5K Run/Family Walk is a community event held in memory of Natalie Freiburger, a courageous young girl who lost her battle with ovarian cancer. It is for anyone that is excited about overcoming a serious illness or who would like to be surrounded by other inspirational people, it's a great chance to improve your health and your outlook at the same time.

The 5K Run is a flat, fast, USATF-certified course that runs through the heart of downtown Charlotte in front of thousands of spectators waiting for annual Frontier Days Parade.

Race starts at 9:15 am

Packet pickup will be available at AL!VE (800 W Lawrence Ave, Charlotte MI 48813) from 12:00p-7:00pm on Friday September, 8th and at the Hospital Ambulance garage (321 E. Harris St. Charlotte, MI 48813) from 8:00-9:00 am the morning of the race.

Pricing: $20 until 8/27, t-shirt guaranteed. $25 from  8/28 to 9/08, t-shirts are limited, supplies last as available. Be sure to preregister for the race! There is no race day registration.

Awards - Prizes are awarded to top overall finishers for Men's, Women's and Masters as well as the top three in each age-division. Age groups 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 and over

The Family Walk is an event for the whole family.  Bring the kids, Grandma and Grandpa for a stroll through downtown Charlotte with thousands of parade spectators there to cheer you on. All ages and abilities welcome.

Music, snacks, and drinks will be located at the finish line and awards will be presented at the conclusion of the race.

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be live during the race and available on this site.

Refer friends and get a $10 refund

Get the word out to your friends about this great race! When you refer 3 or more participants you'll get a refund of up to $10.00! Details provided at checkout.


Register by August 27th to be guaranteed a shirt. Shirts available as supplies last after that date. We ordered EXTRA shirts, register today to guarantee your size! 

Donate and Receive a FREE Entry!

If you would like to support our cause and get a free entry to the race donate $50. When you register for the race your entry will be free! Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50. ($20 discount applied during checkout. Valid until August 27th) Donate $25 and you'll receive a $5 discount off your 5k race entry fee.

Steps to receive your free/discounted entry: 

1. Choose Sign Up and follow the steps to register for the race

2. You will be routed to the Donation page during registration, choose the donation level

3. Your discounted/free entry will be reflected in the cart during checkout.

* Please note if you go to the donation page first and enter the donation the discount will not be applied for a free entry. You must register by choosing Sign Up first. 

Thank you for your support!


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