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Sturgeon Sprint Family Fun Run & 5K

Sun August 11, 2019 Detroit, MI US 48207 Directions

5k Run/Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT Registration Opens January 1, 2019 at 8:00am EST

Mile Fun Run

$10 8:30AM EDT Registration Opens January 1, 2019 at 8:00am EST
Belle Isle Park
2 Inselruhe Avenue
Detroit, MI US 48207

Run along the scenic roadway of Belle Isle State Park, a 985-acre island park situated on the Detroit River between the United States and Canada. Proceeds promote efforts to protect the threatened Lake Sturgeon native to the Great Lakes. Make a day of it with your family and visit all the great attractions Belle Isle has to offer - Aquarium, Nature Center, Conservatory and more!  Belle Isle Park Attractions

Group/Family savings - Save $2 per registrant when you sign up 3 or more people at the same time. 

Kids 1-12 5k pricing ONLY $20 for early registration and $25 for late registration! 

NEW Course: Start in the green space behind on Shelter 8 on Central Ave. Run northeast on Central Ave and continue down Oakway Trl. Loop to the left around the isle on Riverbank Rd. Turn left at Inselruhe Ave and left again back onto Central Ave to cross the finish line.

Awards: Special award to top male and top female in 5Kand 1-Mile Fun Run. All participants will receive a finisher medal.

T-shirt: included with the entry fee. (T-shirts are not guaranteed after 7/28/19 and will be available as supplies last)

Packet Pickup: Race day, starting at 7:30 a.m., Belle Isle Park at the intersection of Central Ave and Inselruhe Ave, behind Shelter 8

Parking: State Recreation passports are needed to enter the park. Visit their website: www.michigan.gov/recreationpassport Parking available east of Dossin Great Lakes Museum off of The Strand.

The race will be chip timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and on the web at Playmakers.com.

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.

Every runner receives a finisher medal!
Donate and Receive a FREE Entry!

If you would like to support our cause and get a free entry to the race donate $50. When you register for the race your entry will be free! Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50. ($25 discount applied during checkout. Valid until August 4th) Donate $25 and you'll receive a $10 discount off your 5k race entry fee.

Course Map

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Travel the state and get active in the FREE Pure Michigan FITness Series Challenge!

Receive a FIT point for every Pure Michigan FITness Series event you participate in, or volunteer for, over the course of 2019.
5 points will get you entered into a drawing for a Mackinac Bridge Tower Tour, a weekend stay at Crystal Mountain, and more!
10 points will get you a Pure Michigan FITness series beanie or baseball cap
15 points will get you a Pure Michigan FITness series backpack or a fleece quarter-zip

For more information and to sign up for the challenge go to: www.runsignup.com/puremichigan 

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In case of inclement weather, watch for updates on our Facebook event page about weather updates, delays, new start times, and more. We plan to hold the races rain or shine unless the conditions are unsafe. If thunder or lightning is present, we will delay for 30 minutes. We will delay the race for up to 1 hour and will determine whether the race will be canceled entirely. There is no rain date or refund for the races, but participants will still receive their race t-shirt, finisher medal, race packet including a drawstring bag, and a complimentary membership to the Michigan Nature Association.


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