Cafecito Caliente 5k Run/Walk

Sat September 15, 2018 Lansing, MI US 48911 Directions
Events

5k Run/Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT Price increases after September 4, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
4900 N. Aurelius Rd.
Lansing, MI US 48911
Description

Cafecito Caliente wishes to celebrate the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month with its Inaugural Cafecito Caliente 5k Run on Lansing's south side. The race highlights include running the River Trail and upon completing the course, runners can partake in having pan dulce (sweet Mexican bread) and coffee both freshly made to perfection! A portion of the proceeds will go to the Capital Area Latina Youth Program which meets twice a month mentoring young ladies from around the Lansing area.  

The course starts at Maguire Park and continues into Hawk Island. The scenery changes into the woods next to the water on the parks west side of Lansing's Rivertrail. One mile into the park is the turnaround and finishes back at Maguire Park. 

Run as a family group and save! - Register 3 or more people at the same time and save $5 per participant. 

Packet pickup will be Friday, September 14, 2018 at Sir Pizza Grand Café in Lansing's Old Town as well as in the morning of the race at Maguire Park. 

T-shirt: Each participant is guaranteed a shirt if they preregister. After that shirts are available while supplies last.

Awards: Award to overall male and female and to the top 3 in each division.

Age divisions: 10 to 15, 15 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, 70 to 79, and 80+

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and on the web at Playmakers.com.

 

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.

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