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This race is just one part of the City of Kentwood's fun filled 4th of July Celebration! On Tuesday, July 4th, there will be a pancake breakfast, parade, carnival, live music, food trucks, and of course a firework display. The race will start and finish next to Kentwood City Hall and Fire Station #1. It will include a fun course throughout the local neighborhoods and along one of our paved trails. There will be hundreds of spectators along the race route as the start/finish line is along the parade which takes place directly after our race finishes. All participants will receive a finisher medal for this race. Shirts are guaranteed if registered before June 19th. If you register after June 19th shirt sizes can't be guaranteed but we will do our best to accommodate everyone. For the safety of all participants, no baby joggers, roller blades, dogs or bicycles will be allowed on the course. Make sure to hydrate before the races starts but if needed we will have water stations along the course. Digital time clock at finish and Chip Timing!
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Early packet pick up on Friday, June 30th from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm or Monday, July 3rd from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at the Kentwood Activities Center (355 48th St. SE).
Race Day/Onsite packet pick up and registration will take place at Kentwood City Hall parking lot at 4900 Breton St. SE Kentwood, MI 49508, on Tuesday, July 4th from 7:30am-8:15am.
All participants will receive a finisher medal as they cross the finish line. In addition to a finisher medal awards will be given to the Overall Male and Female finishers.
We will start and finish by Kentwood City Hall. This route will allow participants to see our East West Trail, neighborhoods west of City Hall and a portion of our parade route.
The course will officially close at 9:30am for the parade preparation.If you have not completed the race by then please utilize the sidewalks for your safety. The police and road closure volunteers will be preparing for the parade.
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The race start/finish will take place in front of City Hall and Fire Station #1 on Walma AvenueOpen in External Application
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