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Welcome to the 10th annual Winter Blast Run! The Winter Blast 5K and 1K Winter Flurry Kids run kick off the racing season in West Michigan and in 2013 our race was selected as the lead race in the Michigan Runner of the Year Series. The 5K is a flat and accurate with all 3 miles visibly marked. We have had competitive fields including Michigan Runner of Year winners Kris Koster, Nick Stanko, Wanda Handlin, Rob Hyde, as well as Olympic Trials Marathon qualifier Katie Jazwinski. A few unique features of our race are the indoor finish and in celebration of our 10th annual race a finisher medal for all. If you are looking for a race that covers all the little details the Winter Blast is for you. With over 50 volunteers it is known as a “race for runners put on by runners”.
Thank you for your support of our race in the past and we look forward to seeing you on Saturday February 16th.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
By mail: Complete form and mail with payment to: Winter Blast 5K 2769 52nd St SW Wyoming MI 49519
Online: Register at: Run Sign Up / Michianatiming.com
Printable Entry Form: (see below)
o Early $25 mailed by 1-12-19, $30 mailed by 2-9-2019, $35 after 2-9-19
o Family rate of $60 for 3, each additional family member $20 (prereg only) by 1-12-19, $75 till 2-9-19, $90 after.
· Winter Flurry 1K
o 10 & under
o $ 8 Winter Flurry, t-shirt and finisher medal to all.
· EARLY PACKET PICKUP - Friday 5:00 to 6:30 pm at Striders in Grandville – 4045 Chicago Drive SW.
· DAY OF REGISTRATION – 8:30 am at Calvin Christian Middle School
Race Start Times:
· 10:00 - 5K start time.
· 10:45 - Kids 1K Fun Run. Refreshments & awards after race. Lots of raffle prizes.
Results - posted at Michianatiming.com and here on Run Sign Up.
Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.
The Winter Blast Run benefits the Calvin Christian Athletic Boosters as they supply uniforms and equipment for all the athletic teams at Calvin.
The Winter Blast is organized and put on by parents and coaches of the Calvin Christian Cross Country teams. A portion of the profits go to reduce cross country camp fees for team members. Both teams have had considerable success in recent years and appreciate your support of the Winter Blast.
Boys Team MHSAA State Final Finishes: 2008 – 6th, 2009 – 2nd, 2010 – 1st, 2011 – 1st, 2012 – 3rd, 2013 – 5th, 2014 – 7th, 2015 – 13th , 2018 – 5th
Girls Team MHSAA State Final Finishes: 1986 – 2nd, 2010 – 10th, 2011 – 8th, 2012 – 2nd, 2013 – 7th, 2014 – 7th, 2015 – 6th, 2016 – 8th, 2017-3rd, 2018 – 2nd
8:30 am Packet pickup at Middle School Gym. (Friday 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at Striders in Grandville – 4045 Chicago Drive SW)
10:00 - 5K start time. 10:45 - Kids 1K Fun Run. Refreshments & awards after race. Lots of raffle prizes.
Results posted at Michianatiming.com and of course here on runsignup.com