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Race for the Place

Sun April 15, 2018 East Lansing, MI US 48824 Directions
Jenison Fieldhouse
223 Kalamazoo St.
East Lansing, MI US 48824

The Race for the Place is the largest annual fundraiser for MSU Safe Place and allows the program to continue to provide vital services to the members of the MSU and greater Lansing communities who experience relationship violence and stalking.  The Race for the Place 5K course takes place on the beautiful campus of  Michigan State University.  Race for the Place is a fun-filled family event, with events for kids of all ages, MSU varsity athlete participation and a visit from Sparty!

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

Enter your group, up to 4 individuals, in the race.

To register a group of 4 online, start the registration process and select mulit-person pricing. The printable group registration form is also available below.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.


This race is endorsed by and part of the 2018 Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. The challenge encourages Michiganders to engage with events that promote physical activity, health and wellness. You will receive a FIT point for every endorsed event you participate in or volunteer for from January 1, 2018 until December 31st, 2018. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win a trip to the Grand Hotel at Mackinac! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

Race for the Place is the first race of the 2018 Greater Lansing Area Race Series! There is no need to register for the race series itself. Simply register and participate in any of the race series events and you will be scored automatically! For more information, click the logo below to visit the GLARS website.

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