Josh Spalsbury Memorial Comet Chase 5K

Sat July 17, 2021 Grand Ledge, MI 48837 US Directions
Events

Josh Spalsbury Memorial 5K Comet Chase

$25 8:30AM EDT Price increases after July 9, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

1 mile youth race

$10 8:00AM EDT Price increases after July 9, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

400m Kids race

$10 8:15AM EDT Registration ends July 16, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
411 Harrison St.
Grand Ledge, MI US 48837
Description

The Comet Chase 5k will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The race begins at 8:30am from the First United Methodist Church in downtown Grand Ledge and travels through scenic Fitzgerald Park before returning to the church.  A 1 mile run for youth 13 & under starts at 8:00am and the 400m Kids Race precedes the 5K at 8:15am.  All proceeds go to benefit the Grand Ledge Education Foundation a 501(c)3 organization that works to provide extra funding for special projects within the Grand Ledge Public Schools classrooms.

Entry Fee: $25 until July 9 ( Guaranteed shirt), $30 from July 10th to July 16th (Limited Shirts available) Registrations ends at 11:59 PM on July 16

Be sure to Preregister. No race day registration will be available

$5 discount for family who register three or more.

A technical t-shirt will be guaranteed to all entries received prior to July 9th. T-shirts available as supplies last after that date.

Awards & Prizes:  Post race refreshments for all registrants and chance at race day door prizes
Medals to the top 3 place finishers in each division.

All kids 400m race participants will receive a finisher’s ribbon.

Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration: Held the morning of the race starting at 7:00 AM

The race will be timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and live on this website.

Age Divisions

Awards for overall, masters, and grandmasters champions both male and female and medallions w/neck ribbons to these age groups for top 3: 10 and under, 11-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29. 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

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!

Donate and SAVE! When you donate $25 you'll receive $10 off your race entry fee! (valid for the 5k and 1 mile)

Register and on the donation screen choose the $25 donation level, the $10 discount will be applied during checkout. Please note if you donate first and then register the donation discount is not applied.

All proceeds go to benefit the Grand Ledge Education Foundation a 501(c)3 organization that works to provide extra funding for special projects within the Grand Ledge Public Schools classrooms.

Course Map

Well marked race route through the city streets of Grand Ledge, lined with charming Victorian homes along the Grand River and out to Fitzgerald Park.

This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the 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 1st until December 31st. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win various prizes! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

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