Duo at the Ledge 1/2 MARATHON RUN -5K-10K RUN/WALK Banner Image
Sat June 9, 2018 Grand Ledge, MI US 48837 Directions

5k Run/Walk

7:30AM EDT

1/2 Marathon

6:30AM EDT

10K Run

6:30AM EDT


5:30AM EDT
325 Edwards St.
Grand Ledge, MI US 48837

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY AND THE JASON PLITE MEMORIAL FUND                                                                     

Test your summer skill level with this early bird 1/2 marathon and 5k & 10k

The 1/2 marathon course is mostly flat with some rolling hills and a mix of surfaces from city streets, country roads and dirt roads. The 5k and 10k routes mostly flat city courses. The 10k route will be new this and the map should be out after the first of the year.

All races will be timed using disposable RFID tags.

In place of a shirt everyone will receive a customized Gym Bag.

Packet pickup Friday June 8, 3-8pm at Playmakers or

Saturday June 9th, at St. Michael School gym starting at 5:30 am

Secure Gear check at start/finish.

The best bib# prize drawing in the area

Small town feel, big city amenities   

Beat the summer heat with our early bird start times                   

The 1/2 marathon and 10k start at 6:30 and the 5k starts at 7:30

You must be able to do the 1/2 marathon with an average pace of 15 minutes per mile. Because we have to close the course in the city by 10:00 am

The Hampton Inn 900 N. Canal about 3 miles from the start is offering rooms at the special rate of $109.00 per night (517) 999-7900. To get the special price use the code "Grand Ledge Racers"


All runners can get FREE facebook size pictures from Time Frame Photography, but there is no guarantee of a picture of every runner.

For the1/2 marathon there will be 6 water stations  1st one is just pass mile 2, the 2nd at about 4.5, 3rd one is at the half way point, the 4th one is just before mile 8, the 5th is just before mile 10, the 6th one is at mile 12. the 2nd, 4th,and 6th will also have Gatorade.  There will be a porta john at the first water station and the 1/2 way water station.

For all runners there will be free massages available  starting around 7am courtesy of the Lansing Community College Massage program

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.

Donate and SAVE!

Help support our cause and SAVE! When you donate $50 you'll receive $20 off your race entry fee. Donate $25 and you'll receive $10 off your race entry fee. Applies to the 5k, 10k, and 1/2 marathon.

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Printable Entry Form

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Race Flyer

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Volunteers Needed

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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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