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Wheatlake Festival of Races


Sat May 18, 2019
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Location: Big Rapids, MI US 49307 Directions
Type: Run Only, Run or Run/Walk, Walk Only
Description

Join the fight against cancer and participate in the 2019 Wheatlake Festival of Races on Saturday, May 18, 2019! This scenic, family-friendly event will be held on the Big Rapids Riverwalk and the White Pine Trail. The event headquarters will be located at the Bandshell behind Big Rapids Middle School, 500 N. Warren Ave., Big Rapids. 

Race proceeds will benefit the Wheatlake Cancer and Wellness Fund, helping patients at the Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center.

The Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center is a comprehensive regional treatment facility bringing together the full range of services for patients and families on their cancer journey. The cancer center features a Wellness Center, which includes a library, boutique, gift shop and an integrative therapy room. Patients can borrow educational materials from the center and also receive free massages and integrative therapy services. The center hosts support groups and educational sessions to assist patients on the road to recovery. All wellness services are provided FREE OF CHARGE thanks to generous donations to the Wellness Fund.  

Events
Event Time Price Details
Half Marathon
Time
8:00AM EDT
Price
$70
Price increases after April 21, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
10K
Time
8:00AM EDT
Price
$40
Price increases after April 21, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
5K Run
Time
8:00AM EDT
Price
$25
Price increases after April 21, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
5K Wellness Walk
Time
9:30AM EDT
Price
$20
Price increases after April 21, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Kids Dash
Time
10:30AM EDT
Price
$0
Registration ends May 17, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Packet Pick Up and Late Registration

Friday, May 17 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
At the Holiday Inn Conference Center lobby, 1005 Perry St., Big Rapids.

Half Marathon

Registration 6 a.m.        Race Start: 8 a.m.
Complimentary bussing to start locations from Big Rapids Middle School departing at 6:45 a.m. and 7 a.m.
Half Marathon course starts at the Reed City Depot.
Races ends at the Bandshell behind Big Rapids Middle School. The course closes at 11 a.m.

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10K Run

Registration 6 a.m.        Race Start: 8 a.m.
Complimentary bussing to start locations from Big Rapids Middle School departing at 6:45 a.m. and 7 a.m.
Course starts at the Paris Park.
Race ends at the Bandshell behind Big Rapids Middle School. The course closes at 11 a.m.

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5K Run

Run Registration: 7 a.m.        Run Start: 8 a.m.
Course: Starts at Hemlock Park, ends at the Bandshell.

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5K Wellness Walk

Walk Registration: 8:30 a.m.        Walk Start: 9:30 a.m.
Course: Starts at Hemlock Park, ends at the Bandshell.

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Kids Dash

Children age 10 years or younger.
Registration 10 a.m. Dash 10:30 a.m.
Course: Big Rapids Middle School soccer field
Participants receive a special prize.

Free Skin Cancer Screenings

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center staff will provide free screenings at the Bandshell.

Race proceeds will benefit the Susan P. Wheatlake Cancer and Wellness Fund, an endowment of the Spectrum Health Foundation Big Rapids & Reed City Hospitals. The fund provides resources, programming and services that directly impact cancer patients and their families in our region.

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
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Additional race information can be found at http://spectrumhealth.org/wheatlake-races.

Place
500 N. Warren Avenue
Big Rapids, MI US 49307