2nd Annual Harrison Township, MI Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k

Sat October 5, 2019 Harrison Township, MI US 48045 Directions

Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k - Individual (Open)

$27.50 11:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after September 13, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k - Ostomate

$27.50 11:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after September 13, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT


$0 7:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Registration ends September 29, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.ostomy5k.org.

Lake St. Clair Metropark
31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI US 48045

The 2nd Annual Harrison Township, MI Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 5,  2019.  All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) charity, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible. (https://www.ostomy.org/)


8:00 a.m. Sponsor Set-Up

8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Pre-registered Packet Pick-Up

10:00 a.m. Registration

11:00 a.m. 5K Run
11:05 a.m. Fun Run/Walk
12:00 a.m. Awards Ceremony

Kids Activities and bidding at the silent auction throughout the morning.

Please note the Registration Fee for those registering after September 13th is $33.


This Walk/Certified Run will be held within Lake St. Clair Metropark at the West Playfield Shelter near the Nature Center, taking participants on the scenic board walk along Lake St. Clair. The flat, out-and-back, 5K course will start and finish at the West Playfield Shelter. This is a timed race on a certified course for 5K participants. The Fun Run will utilize the same course without a timer.


Park entrance fee is not included.


Ample parking for the event is located within the Nature Center parking entrance.


Pre-registered packet pickup will be from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on October 6th at the race site at Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Township, MI.


Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female overall finishers, age group winners, and the top male and female ostomates.



A unisex or female v-neck size Race T-Shirt and race bib are included with your registration fee. To ensure you receive the T-Shirt size you ordered, please register by Friday, September 13th. We will do our best to provide you with the T-Shirt size you ordered or a similar size, however, this is not guaranteed after September 13th.


Race registration bags will have typical race/sponsor promotional items, ostomy education materials, and most importantly an ostomy pouch. We encourage non-ostomate participants to put on the pouch for the race to improve awareness and empathy for the challenges faced by people living with ostomies. 


The Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k will be a family-friendly event including a silent auction and kids' activities.


Fundraising is an important aspect of our Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K. Funds raised help UOAA continue to provide resources, educational materials, advocacy and support to the ostomy and continent diversion community.

We invite you to set up your own Personal or Team Fundraiser when registering to participate in the event, or through our DONATION link at the top of this page. You can create a unique Fundraiser Name and URL address, personalize your fundraising message, and direct your friends and family to your page to join your team or sponsor you in your fundraising goal.


Your commitment to fundraise and support the ostomy and continent diversion community is no small endeavor, and we appreciate your dedication and hard work.

> “Empower” Fundraisers who raise $200 or more will receive a distinctive RFR Cell Phone PopSocket

> “Champion” Fundraisers who raise $400 or more will receive a Blue Rolling Insulated Cooler Bag with “Ostomies Are Life-Savers” Life Ring Logo


If you are interested in sponsoring the race, please contact us at Co-Race Directors, Holly Loos at hloos@sns-medical.com or Michelle Pitylak at mpitylak@sns-medical.com


UOAA supports, empowers and advocates for the estimated 725,000 to 1 Million people who are living with an ostomy or continent diversion across the country. Your generous donation helps us to raise awareness of this life-saving surgery and continue our mission of promoting their quality of life.  You can easily donate to this Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K by clicking ‘DONATE’ at the top of this page, or mail a check to UOAA, PO Box 525, Kennebunk, ME  04043, and put in the Memo Line – “Donate to MI Run for Resilience”

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