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5K Run/Walk

$25 11/07 10:30AM EST Price increases after October 18, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

5K Walk

$25 11/07 10:30AM EST Registration closes on October 18, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on October 19, 2020 at 12:00am EDT

SHIRT ONLY

$15 11/07 10:00AM EST Registration ends November 6, 2020 at 5:59pm EST

VIRTUAL 5K Run/Walk

$25 Price increases after October 18, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
North Pier Brewing Company
670 North Shore Drive
Benton Harbor, MI US 49022
RACE DAY DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

Friday, November 6
5:30-6:30 pm Packet Pickup
Saturday, November 7
9:30 - 10:15 am Packet Pickup/Registration
10:30 am Race Start

We are so grateful for our venue host, North Pier Brewing Company! Participants can warm up indoors before or after the race, or outside on the patio with propane heaters and fireplace. North Pier is dog-friendly too. With a later race start, finish off your run or walk with a beer and lunch at North Pier, or head across the street for one of the best burgers around at North Shore Inn!

EARLY PACKET PICKUP
WHEN: Friday, November 6 from 5:30-6:30 pm
WHERE: North Pier Brewing Company
670 North Shore Drive
Benton Harbor MI 49022
Park in the large lot across the street.

SAME DAY PACKET PICKUP AND REGISTRATION
WHEN: Saturday, November 7 from 9:30-10:15 am
WHERE: North Pier Brewing Company
670 North Shore Drive
Benton Harbor MI 49022
Park in the large lot across the street. Consider carpooling if possible. Next available parking is at Whirlpool Paw Paw River Tech Center, 400 N 8th Street, approximately 3/4 mile from North Pier.

IMPORTANT
THIS EVENT IS CHIP TIMED. COLD TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR BIB IS ON THE OUTERMOST LAYER OF YOUR CLOTHING TO ENSURE THE CHIP IS READ AS YOU START AND FINISH THE RACE.

WALKERS: Participants registered for the 5K Walk must maintain contact with the ground with at least one foot. Walkers observed not following this rule, or observed jogging or running at any time will be disqualified from receiving an award.

The Rescue Run will continue with the new course launched in 2019. The majority of the route is on paved paths in the Harbor Shores area, with a few short sections on gravel paths. The start and finish of the route are on North Shore Drive. Participants may run or walk in the bike lane or on the sidewalk. View route online

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7th Annual RACERS Rescue Run 5K

Saturday, November 7, 2020 @ 10:30 am

North Pier Brewing Company

670 North Shore Drive, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

SWMI RACERS presents the 7th Annual RACERS Rescue Run 5K to honor Veteran's Day. Run or walk this chip-timed 5K, with or without a dog. Proceeds benefit One Troop, a Community for Veterans. 
  • Chip timed 5K Run and Walk
     
  • Awards to Overall Male and Female Finisher in Run and Walk Divisions
     
  • Custom Finisher Medals
     
  • Custom Race Bibs

* 100 IN PERSON PARTICIPANT MAXIMUM
* NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION
* NO WATER STATION ON COURSE
* VIRTUAL RACE OPTION AVAILABLE

FEES:

AGES 15 & OVER

Early Registration - $25 through October 18 Includes t-shirt and finisher medal
Regular Registration - $30 October 19 through November 6 Includes t-shirt (while supplies last) and finisher medal)
NO Same Day Registration

YOUTH AGES 14 & Under

Registration - $20 through November 6 Includes t-shirt and finisher medal
NO Same Day Registration
NOTE: This is a chip-timed event. Participants registered for the WALK must walk the entire time. If you plan to Walk AND Run/Jog, please register for RUN.
This year's event benefits One Troop with a mission to use community to improve the mental and physical health of military veterans. Their team of volunteers is committed to helping build a community. Trained team members offer fitness coaching. They work to connect veterans with other peers and directs them to resources in which veterans qualify.
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