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The Comet Chase 5k will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 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.
Sign up by June 15th for $20 - Race Day Registration $30!
$5 discount for family who register three or more.
A technical t-shirt will be guaranteed to all entries received prior to June 16th. 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
Our race is affiliated with the Yankee Doodle Days celebration so we are encouraging participants to dress in patriotic costumes with a prize to the best costume.
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+
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! When you donate $25 you'll receive $10 off your race entry fee! (valid for the 5k and 1 mile)
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.
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 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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