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Hug a Dragonfly 5K Run/Walk

Sat June 3, 2023 Waterford, MI 48327 US Directions


Hug a Dragonfly 5K Run

9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

Hug a Dragonfly 5K Walk

9:10AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT


Hess-Hathaway Park
825 S. Williams Lake Rd.
Waterford, MI US 48327


Race Purpose:

Hugs from David and On a Dragonfly's Wing have come together to honor both David Bouvier and Nikolai Miller, who's light left us too soon, with a 5K Run/Walk at the beautiful Hess-Hathaway Park.


Hess-Hathaway Park

825 S Williams Lake Rd, Waterford Twp, Mi 48327


Race: Saturday, June 3, 2023. Start time at 9 am.

Packet pick up : Pavilion at Hess-Hathaway, Saturday, June 3 from 7:3 0am to 8:55 am.

Online registration ends at 11:59 pm on June 1, 2023

Onsite registration available beginning at 7:30 am on June 3, 2023

Swag: The first 150 participates to sign up will receive a hat with entry.

Moon Bounce will be available for children!

Course Description:

Join us on the beautiful cross country course at Hess-Hathaway. This course includes trails, hills and a puddle (or two) and a flat finish. All are welcome from seasoned racers with eyes set on a PR to walkers interested in some great exercise in some great scenery.


Proceeds from the event will go to both Hugs from David and On a Dragonfly's Wing to support local charities and programs that focus on creating stronger, more resilient people while educating about suicide prevention.

Both organizations are 501(c)(3) tax exempt.


Our course takes two loops around the beautiful Hess-Hathaway Park Cross Country course.


Please consider being a Leveled Sponsor for this 5K Run/Walk. Your support will cover the costs associated with the race and allow more proceeds to go to funding additional programs/events to help our youth.

Please select the heading or reach out to for further information.



If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity, we would love to have you help with various tasks at the Hug a Dragonfly 5K Run/Walk.

Please go to the MORE tab at the top of the page and select Volunteer. The positions, details, and sign-ups are listed there.

If you have any questions please contact:





Waterford Parks & Recreation - Thank you for the in-kind                                       Star EMS - Thank you for providing our 
          sponsorship use of the trail and Pavilion 1                                                                     Paramedic Services onsite.



United Dairy Industry of Michigan -
Thank you for providing the post run refreshments.    


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