Sat July 27, 2019 Byron Center, MI US 49315 Directions
Events

Kids Fun Run

9:30AM EDT

MTT

8:30AM EDT
Place
2445 84th Street SW
Byron Center, MI US 49315
Description

Welcome to Race for SpartanNash YMCA 5K (3.1 mile) Run/Walk in Byron Center. The Race and Walk will start at 8:30 a.m. on Byron Center Avenue just north of the 84th and Byron Center intersection. Also included is a Kids' Fun Run (1/2 mile) scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m., on 84th street at the 5K finish line. A large community parade will follow at 10:00 a.m. Our event is held in conjunction with the annual Byron Days Festival in July.

Packet Pick Up and Late Registration

Packet pick-up will be available at the Race Hub located at Chemical Bank, 2445 84th Street SW, Byron Center during the following times:
T-shirts are NOT guaranteed after July 12, 2019

Friday, July 26- 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27- 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Awards

Awards are presented to top overall (male/female) and masters (male/female over 40).  Top 3 in each of the following age groups will receive Age Group Award medals.  Age Groups:  11 and Under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-59, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

The Awards ceremony will take place near the Registration Tent located in the Chemical Bank parking lot when the results are finalized (approximately 10am).   If awards aren't received the day of the event an email will be sent to the recipient with details of availability for pickup at SpartanNash YMCA.

Course

The 5K course remains the same, taking advantage of Byron Center’s natural rolling terrain, beautiful housing developments, and the scenic Kent Trails. The 5K (3.1 mile) course will begin on Byron Center Road, just north of 84th Street. It will go north on Byron Center Road, then north/west on Byron Station, north on Railside Drive through the beautiful Railside Housing Community, west on 76th Street, then south for 1 mile on the scenic and shaded Kent Trails Bike Path, then east on 84th Street, through the downtown Byron Center Business District, with an approximate 400 meter sprint to the finish line on 84th Street at the bank sign. There are two planned aid stations along the course, near the 1 and 2 mile markers.

The Kids' Fun Run course also remains the same, starting at approximately 9:30 a.m., will circle the downtown business district, and will start and finish at the bank sign on 84th Street.

An Awards Ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. and a large community parade to follow.

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Kids Fun Run

The Kids' Fun Run will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m., and will start and finish at the 5K finish line on 84th Street. The course is approximately ½ mile.

The kids will run east on 84th Street to the main intersection of 84th and Byron Center Road, north 1 block on Byron Center Road to Sherwood, west on Sherwood to Merton, south on Merton 1 block to 84th Street, and east on 84th Street, through the downtown Byron Center Business District to the finish line.

Participants must be 12 or under. The entry fee will be $5.00   (No discount for early registration. T-shirt subject to availability with late registration. $2.00 family/corporate discount is NOT available for the Fun Run).

A clock will display the participants time at the finish line. However, this is a non-competitive event with no official times being recorded. All participants will receive a race number to wear, a medal, and post-race refreshments.

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