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Why We Run Trails

Fri July 26, 2019 Ionia, MI US 48846 Directions
Events

5k Run/Walk

$20 7:00PM EDT Registration Opens February 1, 2019 at 9:00am EST

10k run

$25 6:30PM EDT Registration Opens February 1, 2019 at 9:00am EST

Kids 1 Mile

$10 6:15PM EDT Registration Opens February 1, 2019 at 9:00am EST
Place
2880 W David Hwy
Ionia, MI US 48846
Description

“Why We Run Trails” will be held on the beautiful trails at Ionia State Park on Friday evening July 26th starting 6:30 PM. This is a timed but challenging 5k/10k option with a kids mile dash.

Your entry in to this race gives you 5 entries in to a drawing for a free entry in the Grand Rapids ½ or full marathon this fall!  Additionally, Overall winners for each race, each gender – will receive a certificate to Gazelle sports! Medals to top place in age groups.

As always, all race proceeds go back to our Annual Campaign to help promote health and wellness for EVERYONE!

Post race refreshments

Parking info: This event is in a state park. State park pass is REQUIRED for entrance. If you do not have one, you can purchase one at the gate day of entry $16. If you choose not to, there is a park and ride south of the park entrance just off 96.

 

Race Website

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

This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the 2019 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, 2019 until December 31st, 2019. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win a Grand Prize! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

 

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