Fri July 1 - Sat July 9, 2022 Battle Creek, MI 49015 US Directions
In-Person Event - Saturday, July 9th
Events

5K Run/Walk at the Shelter

$30 07/09 8:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT Registration ends July 8, 2022 at 2:59pm EDT

5K Run/Walk- Dogs at the Shelter

$10 07/09 8:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT Registration ends July 8, 2022 at 2:59pm EDT

5k Run/Walk- Virtual

$25 Registration ends July 9, 2022 at 8:00am EDT

5k Run/Walk - Dogs- Virtual

$10 Registration ends July 9, 2022 at 8:00am EDT

One Mile Walk

$25 Registration ends July 9, 2022 at 8:00am EDT

10K Run/Walk

$25 Registration ends July 9, 2022 at 8:00am EDT

20 Mile Bike

$25 Registration ends July 9, 2022 at 8:00am EDT
Place
2500 Watkins
Battle Creek, MI US 49015
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://hsscm.org/?page_id=274.

Description

12th annual Strut for the Strays! This years event participation can be completed virtually or in person to support the animals at the Humane Society of South Central Michigan has many options. You can participate in a one mile walk, 5K or 10K walk or run, and a 20 mile bike ride done in one outing or combine from multiple trips and accumulate your time and distance. (Only the 5K is supported in person at the shelter) In Person event at the shelter on the 9th of July begins at 8:30am, day of race registration starts at 7:30am.

Register 3 or more participants at the same time and receive $2 off per registrant! (does not apply to canine registration)

T-shirts are provided for all paid participants registered by July 1st, 2022; participants registered after will receive shirts as supplies last. 

People Awards: There are prizes for the first place participant in three categories: men 17 and older, women 17 and older and kids 16 and younger for the 5K. We will also have medals for the top three finishers in these categories for the 5K.

Canine Awards: This year we will again celebrate our canine participants. There will be medals for 1st-3rd on the canine participants in the 5k by time, and a gift basket for the first place dog in the 5K.  Please sign your dog up separately for them to be eligible for prizes ($10 entry fee for dogs, includes race bandanna).

Packet pick up available starting June 24th- can be mailed for an additional $12.50 postage cost. Please contact shelter to schedule a time for pickup.

All proceeds from this event are used to provide medical care, primarily heartworm preventative, treatment and vaccines for our animals at the shelter. Thank you for supporting our animals!!  Consider an extra donation and earn a FREE entry to the race. Details below.

Results will be posted during the race and on this website. The race is professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation.

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!

Please consider an extra donation to support our shelter animals. When you donate $50 you'll receive a FREE entry! Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50. ($25 discount applied during checkout) Donate $25 and you'll receive a $10 discount off your 5k race entry fee.

All proceeds from this event are used to provide medical care, primarily heart worm preventative, treatment and vaccines for our animals at the shelter. Thank you for supporting our animals!

* Please note you must register for the race and then select the donation amount during registration for the discount to be applied. If you donate first and then register the donation discount will not be applied.

T-shirt

Past Strut for the Strays t-shirt. This years design will be similar.

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USATF Certified Course

Certification number - MI16037MN

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This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and the Michigan Fitness Foundation.

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