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Whitehills 5K Run/Walk

Sat August 25, 2018
Location: East Lansing, MI US 48823 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
621 Pebblebrook Ln.
East Lansing, MI US 48823
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Whitehills 5K Run/Walk
9:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

The Fourth Annual Whitehills 5K Run/Walk Race will be held Saturday, August 25, 2018. The course is measured and chip-timed. There is also a free half-mile Kids Fun Run. Race proceeds will go toward needs identified by Whitehills Elementary School.

Come and enjoy the beautiful tree lined streets through the Whitehills neighborhood and enjoy refreshments after the race. All ages and abilities welcome! 

Course Notes
  • Street 5K: This is a fast course with a couple of gentle hills, and is a great course for novice runners, younger participants, senior racers, and anyone in between! Strollers are welcome (will start in back of main group), but no dogs are allowed unless they are service animals.
  • Trail Run: Note that there is no Trail Run this year due to ongoing construction as the City of East Lansing makes improvements to the Northern Tier Trail. The Trail Race may return in a future year if there is interest!
Entry Fees
  • $20 (pre-registration) for ages 10 and up (includes shirt) through June 30
  • $25 (pre-registration) for ages 10 and up (includes shirt) July 1-August 22
  • $30 for ages 10 and up (shirt not guaranteed) August 23 through race day
  • $15 (pre-registration) for ages 5-9 (includes shirt), add $5 race day
  • FREE for 5K Run/Walk for 0-4 years with an adult (no need to register; no chipped bib given)
  • FREE for Kids Fun Run (no need to register; no chipped bib given)
Race Times
  • 8:45am – Kids Fun Run Warmup (optional and free!)
  • 9:00am – Kids Fun Run (about a half mile, no registration needed)
  • 9:30am – 5K Run/Walk
Packet Pick Up & Parking
  • Packet pick up Friday, August 24 6:00-7:00pm and beginning at 8:00am on race day.
  • Park at the school or on Pebblebrook Lane. Parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.
  • Kids Fun Run - each participant receives a special prize; no registration is needed for this half mile run
  • 5K Run/Walk - finisher medals, male and female overall, 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each age bracket
    • Brackets: 8 and under, 9-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
    • Top male and female winners will each receive a Playmakers gift card.
    • Top three male and female winners in our youth and teen divisions (age 5-19) will receive medals and vouchers for free Menchie's frozen yogurt.
    • Top three male and female winners in our adult (20+) divisions will each receive a bag of specialty coffee from Linden & True Coffee. Does the name Linden sound familiar? It may, because Michigan-based Desiree Linden won the 2018 Boston Marathon, and she is autographing every bag of our prize coffee as a memento of the Whitehills 5K!
  • We are also doing some fun special awards this year - we will award prizes to:
    • Fastest family - fastest average time for a group of three or more registered 5K finishers from the same family
    • Best Whitehills spirit - show off your Wolf Pack spirit! (Single or group award to be given at judges' discretion)
    • Farthest travel - award to registered finisher who traveled the farthest to participate in the Whitehills 5K
Thank you in advance to all of our volunteers, sponsors, and racers!
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Race Sponsors

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors! We are working hard to secure even more sponsors at all levels, and will continue updating this page as new sponsors continue to come in. Interested in becoming a sponsor (individuals and businesses welcome)? Please see our Sponsor Request Form!

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This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness 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.

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