The Capital City River Run makes a real impact within the community, benefiting Impression 5 Science Center and its mission to provide children and families access to science exploration through hands-on exhibits and participatory programming.
Annual races include a Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, 5K Walk/Run, and the Sohn’s Kid’s Race. All race participants receive a long-sleeve pullover and finishers medal. The race will be chip timed by the Michigan Running Foundation and you can check your results during the race and on the web at Playmakers.com.
The kids races will take place on Saturday, September 23 at 11AM at Impression 5 Science Center. The one mile race will take place on the Lansing River Trail. All participants will be invited to spend the day at the Science Museum and enjoy a pizza party after the event.
The half marathon, half marathon relay and 5K races will will start on Michigan Ave in front of the Lansing Center, utilizing Michigan Ave and the Lansing River Trail and will end in front of Rotary Park in downtown Lansing. Both races will start at 8AM on Sunday, September 24.
The races will utilize the Lansing River Trail, starting downtown and finishing at Rotary Park.
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We are excited to be part of the 2023 Greater Lansing Area Race Series! This year GLARS features 10 races from the Greater Lansing Area, starting in March and ending in late September. There is no need to register for the Race Series; just participate in the events listed on their website and earn points towards some sweet awards! All race information, award information, standings, and more can be found here.
The relay consists of three persons. Awards will be given to the top team in three categories: Male, Female and Co-Ed
The relay can be completed with two persons, if someone should want to run more than one leg.
Relay check points are Kruegers Landing and Hawk Island (also aid stations at those locations)
Leg 1, start to Kruegers Landing is 3.75 miles
Leg 2, Kruegers Landing to Hawk Island is 4.75 miles
Leg 3, Hawk Island to the finish is 4.6 miles
Buses will take leg 2 and 3 runners from the start line out to the relay check points prior to the start. The first leg participant will start with the half marathon start. After each participant has completed their leg, buses will continue to pick up runners and bring them to the relay reunion area at the finish line. Once all runners have returned, you will be given your teams finishers medals.
Transportation has generously been donated by Dean Transportation.
THIS YEAR'S AWARD WINNER IS KEVIN BISARD!
We are thrilled to introduce you to our dedicated team of experienced runners who will be helping you achieve your race day goals. Whether you're aiming for a personal best, looking to complete your first half marathon, or simply hoping to enjoy a well-paced run, our team is here to guide and support you every step of the way. No sign up necessary! Just look for pacers at the start line and join the group running at your desired pace.
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