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Sat April 27, 2024 Jackson, MI 49203 US Directions


5k Run

$25 9:00AM EDT Price increases after April 21, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

5k Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT Price increases after April 21, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Kids Fun Run

$3 10:00AM EDT Registration ends April 27, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


2400 4th St
Jackson, MI US 49203


22nd Annual Family Service & Children’s Aid 5K RUN and WALK.

Same location as previous years - Middle School at Parkside. The course will take place on the Falling Water Trail.

Overall Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers of Open (all ages), and Masters (40+), in the 5k Run, and 5k Walk.

Age Groups Awards to the top 3 places in each age group:

5k Run age groups: 0-12, 13-14, 15-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69. 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+

5k Walk age groups: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Grab your friends and family! Awards will be given to the top three teams/families in both events. Two or more team/family members must compete in same event (Run or Walk) to qualify. The two fastest times of all team/family members participating will be averaged to determine winner. Please create a Team (link at top of page or choose create or join a team when registering) to enter.

Pricing: $25 until April 21. $30 April 22 to April 26. $35 Race day 

Special pricing for families - only $3 for kids registering with an adult.

Register by April 7th to be guaranteed a t-shirt. T-shirts available as supplies last after that date.

Kids fun run is back this year! All kids will receive a medal. Cost is $3.

Early Packet pick-up Friday, April 26th from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm at Family Service & Children’s Aid (306 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI)

Race day packet pickup at Middle School at Parkside from 8:00am - 8:50am on race day morning.

Proceeds from the race go to Family Service & Children’s Aid.  Since 1944 Family Service & Children’s Aid has touched the lives of thousands of Michigan families in Jackson and Lenawee Counties through adoption, foster care, counseling, community and school based programs, substance abuse treatment, and other services for children and families.

Please note there are no dogs permitted at this event. Service dogs excluded. Please see the full policy under Race Info. This is for the safety of both our participants and your dogs. Thank you. 

The race will be chip timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be live during the race and on this website.

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.

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. ($25 discount applied during checkout. Valid until April 21st, then it's a $25 discount off your entry fee) Donate $25 and you'll receive a $10 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!

ORS Race Series powered by MK Jetting and Televising

This race is part of the 2024 ORS Race Series

ORS is proud to be the title sponsor of the ORS Race Series with races of all distances and challenge levels throughout the year.

Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists is the leading physical therapy, athletic training and sports performance coaching company in the Jackson area.

The ORS Race Series mission is to create and support opportunities for Jackson and the surrounding communities to get out and move, and to support a healthy and fit lifestyle for all ages.

To learn more click here: ORS Race Series

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