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16th Annual Family Service & Children’s Aid 5K RUN and WALK.
At the beautiful Cascade Falls at Sparks County Park in Jackson MI.
Awards for Run & Walk
Awards given to the overall male and female winners, plus the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group
Packet Pick up and Race Day Registration
Packet pick-up Friday, May 4th from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Family Service & Children’s Aid (330 W. Michigan Ave, Jackson), and on race day beginning at 7:30 a.m.
**BONUS!** TEAM/FAMILY DIVISION AWARDS
Grab your friends and family! Awards will be given to the top three teams/families in both events. Two or more team/family members must compete in same event (Run or Walk) to qualify. The two fastest times of all team/family members participating will be averaged to determine winner. Please create a Team (link of left side of page) to enter.
Proceeds from the race go to Family Service & Children’s Aid. Since 1944 Family Service & Children’s Aid has touched the lives of thousands of Michigan families in Jackson and Lenawee Counties through adoption, foster care, counseling, community and school based programs, substance abuse treatment, and other services for children and families.
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.
If you would like to support our cause and get a free entry to the race donate $50. When you register for the race your entry will be free! Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50. ($25 discount applied during checkout. Valid until April 21st) Donate $25 and you'll receive a $10 discount off your 5k race entry fee.
This race is part of the 2018 Jackson Race Series - Be Healthy. Be One of Us. Be Strong. Feel Free.
The Series’ mission is to provide incentives and opportunities for Jackson and surrounding communities to get fit and active.
There are nine races in the series (Ground Hog Gallop is not used for points). Participants in each race earn points toward the series, so there is added incentive for people to enter. Runners and walkers must participate in at least six events to qualify for age-group awards. To learn more click here: Run Jackson - Jackson Race Series
Additional race information can be found at http://www.fscarunforfun.org/.
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.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?