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18th annual race to support youth running in Michigan!
Individual Entry Fee $20 - Group of 3 or more Entry Fee $18 - Shirt guaranteed - Ends Friday 11/16 11/17 to11/21 - $25 no shirt guarantee or group discounts. Thursday 11/22 entry fee $30 - no shirt guarantee or group discounts.
Course: Scenic accurate and fast 5k through Downtown Lansing passing the State Capitol Christmas Tree. Clocks at the mile marks.
Timing mats at start and finish: The runners time will not start until they cross the mats at the start so everyone's time will be accurate. Disposable chips in the bib.
Packet pick up and registration ($25 no shirt guarantee or group discount) at Playmakers. Tuesday 11/20 and Wednesday 11/21 from 10 am to 8 pm.
Race day registration ($30) and packet pickup starts at 7:30 am. LCC Commons on the first floor.
Registration Opens February 1, 2018 at 12:00am EST
Where do the proceeds go?
All of the proceeds go to support youth running in Michigan. In 2016 the Michigan Running foundation gave out over $40,000 in grants to support High School and Middle School Cross Country and Track programs, Youth Track Clubs, pay to play scholarships, Cross Country Camp scholarships to help students attend the camp if they cannot afford to go.
Where do I park?
There is ample free parking in the Lansing Community College ramp. After the race you are able to exit the ramp before the last runner has finished. There is also free parking on the streets of Lansing on Capitol Ave and Washington Street.
Is there a Packet Pick Up?
We have packet pick on Tuesday November 20, and Wednesday November 21, 10 am to 8 pm at the Playmakers store located at 2299 West Grand River Ave. Okemos, MI 48864. Race day registration and Packet Pick up is in the LCC Commons on the first floor of the Gannon Building starting at 7:30 AM
Can I pick up my family or friend’s packet at Packet Pick Up?
What are the T-shirt sizes?
Your entry fee includes a Dri-Power Active Long Sleeve 50/50 T-Shirt. Youth S, M, L, and Adult S, M, L, XL, XXL. Shirts are not guaranteed after Friday November 16.
Are baby joggers and strollers allowed?
Yes. The race is on wide city streets and accommodates strollers and baby joggers quite well. We do ask that you line up in the back at the start.
What is the course like?
The 5000 meter course is scenic, accurate and fast through Downtown Lansing passing the State Capitol Christmas Tree. There are clocks at the mile marks provided by the Playmakers Store.
Results and Awards Results are live and will be in the LCC Commons on Kiosks. There is no award ceremony. If you are the Overall, Master (over 40) Grand Master (over 50) or top 3 in your age group stop by the award table and get your award. Results will be live on Playmakers and will be texted to your phone if you signed up for it.
Are Dogs Allowed?
No. For the safety of the participants and the dogs we ask that you not bring your dog.
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