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Come join Eaton County Parks and Recreation for our FOURTH ANNUAL Timber Trails 5K at scenic Fitzgerald Park in Grand Ledge! This run/walk will take you on a slightly challenging course with ranging elevation over grass, gravel roads, and wooded trails. A perfect way to enjoy a brisk fall morning in one of the most beautiful parks in Eaton County. All ages are encouraged to join! Early registration includes a long sleeve t-shirt. Shirts are not guaranteed after 9/28, and will be available as supplies last.
Special Group/Family pricing is available so grab your friends, grab your family and sign up together! Register 3 or more people at the same time and save $3 per participant.
Awards: Top Overall Male & Female. Top Masters Male & Female. Medals to the top three runners in each age group: Age Groups for Male and Female runners: 10 & Under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
All race registrants will have the park entry fee waived.
Stay Safe Race Procedures for 2021 - In Person
Flexible start time: Start the race any time between 9am and 9:10am. You do not have to feel rushed to get to the starting line. Start the race anytime in that 10 minute window, your time does not start until you cross the start line.
Packet Pickup/Check-in area: The packet pickup/check-in area will be spaced out to allow ample room for social distancing. All race volunteers will be wearing a mask. We encourage participants to wear a mask when picking up their packet. Packet pick up will be held on race day, starting at 7:45 am until 9:00 am at the pavilion in the park
Staff and Volunteers: All staff and volunteers will follow current MHDDS Orders requiring masking.
Participants: We encourage participants to wear a face mask while picking up their packet and at the start of the race.
Water Stations: We will provide bottled water at the finish of the race. There will be no water stations on the course. Bring your own water for the course.
Hand Sanitizer will be located in various areas near packet pickup
Donate and SAVE! If you would like to support our cause and get a discounted race entry fee donate $50 and we'll give you $10 off your entry fee. Donate $25 and we'll give you $5 off your entry fee. Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50 or $25. The discount will be applied during checkout. Proceeds will benefit Eaton County Parks & Recreation trail development. Thank you for your support!
Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration will begin at 7:45 AM the morning of the event.
The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and live on the Run Signup page.
Shirts guaranteed for those that register by 9/28.
Awards: Top Overall Male & Female. Top Masters Male & Female.
Medals to the top three runners in each age group:
Age Groups for Male and Female runners: 10 & Under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
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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