Mitchell's Run Thru Rockford

Sat August 17, 2019 Rockford, MI US 49341 Directions


8:30AM EDT

Kids K

9:30AM EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

48 Courtland Street
Rockford, MI US 49341

This is the 21st annual 5K Race and Kids K Fun Run thru downtown Rockford.  Mitchell's Run Thru Rockford (MRTR) was organized to benefit Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD). Mitchell Peterson, and many other young children from West Michigan have been diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. All race proceeds will be donated to PPMD in Mitchell's honor, to END DUCHENNE. This is a fun, family event, live music and silent auction. The course runs through scenic Rockford and along The White Pine Trail!!!! Superheros and Disney Princesses will be available for photographs in the parking lot next to the Rockford pavilion this year!

Each registered 5K participant will receive a Mitchell's Run Race Tee, a finisher medal and post race snacks & drinks. Each registered Kids K participant will receive a Mitchell's Run Race Tee, a kid friendly finisher medal, and an post race ice cream or popsicle treat.

Race Contact Info

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Packet Pick Up and Late Registration

Early Packet Pick-Up and Late registration will be available Friday, August 16th from 4:30 - 7:00 pm at Rockford Footwear Depot under the big white tent. The Depot is located at 235 N Main Street in Rockford north of Courtland. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place under the tent next to the downtown Rockford Pavilion beginning at 7:00 am on the corner of Squires St. and Courtland. T-Shirts not guaranteed with late registrations.


The Award Ceremony will take place following the race on August 17 at 10am by the bleachers in front of the Rockford Pavilion at the corner of Courtland St. and S Squire St.

Age Divisions: 10 & Under, 11 - 12, 13 - 15, 16- 18, 19 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65 - 69, 70 - over & Neufy Division. Plaque Award for men's and women's overall winners and men’s and women’s masters & supermasters overall winners. Winner Medal Award for top three men & women in each age group. All 5K participants will receive a finisher medal for completing the race. All Kids K participants will receive a kid friendly finisher medal and ice cream treat. 


Also on August 17, 2019, the MRTR Silent Auction will start at 8:45am, during the race and ending promptly at 10:00am, prior to awards. Many great auction items can be found inside the downtown Rockford pavilion.

"Stride for a Cure" Race Signs

Race signs $10.00. Unlimited. Placed on White Pine Trail to encourage your runner or just to say who you are running for! You let us know what you would like written on the sign and Mitchell's Run designers will artistically create your sign and place it on the trail Saturday morning before the race.


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