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Location: Okemos, MI US 48864 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Walk Only

It's time to Bring Back the Mile! Join Playmakers and Physicians Health Plan to kickoff the Celebrate Meridian Township Weekend! We will be shutting down Central Park drive and taking over the street to race a mile! Check out the new categories and join your friends at Playmakers to Bring Back the Mile and raise funds for the Meridian Cares program. 

Event Time Price Details
1 Mile Run - Timed
8:00PM EDT - 9:00PM EDT
250 spots left.
Price increases February 28, 2018 at 11:59pm EST
1 Mile Walk - Timed
7:30PM EDT - 8:00PM EDT
50 spots left.
Registration Opens January 18, 2018 at 10:38pm EST
Children's Mile --- 12 Years of age and under
7:00PM EDT - 7:15PM EDT
80 spots left.
Registration ends June 28, 2018 at 1:00pm EDT
1 Mile --- Stroller Race (Run or Walk)
7:15PM EDT - 7:30PM EDT

Note: The exact start time of the Bring Back the Mile may adjust slightly with the proposed Okemos Kids Track and Field program. More information will be posted in early spring with regards to the start times. 

Location: Okemos High School track - 2800 Jolly Road, Okemos, MI 48864

Race Times:
* Children's Track and Field Meet: 6:30pm
* 1 Mile Timed Walk: 7:15pm
* Men's Mile Run: 7:30pm
* Women's Mile Run: 8:15pm (Approximate)
Please Note: Bring Back the Mile will be run in heats (sections) of 15 to 25 people. The heats will be broken down by gender first and then by entry time with the faster heats competing first. What does this mean? Basically females will race females and males will race males. Similar entry times will be in the same heats with the same gender. The exact start times of each heat will depend on the amount of people entered in the race and their "predicted" entry time within the registration process. 

Awards: to top 3 in each age group + top 3 men and women in the 1 mile walk.

Age Groups: 13 & Under, 14-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,
45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.

Entry Fee: $15 thru February 28; $20 thru June 14; $25 Thru June 25; $30 Thru Race

Race Day Packet Pickup: (Please note specific times - This will ensure heats are properly set in time for the race)
** Children's Track and Field Meet - No Packets
** 1 Mile Walk - No later than 6pm
** Bring Back the Mile - Men - New Registration no later than 6:30pm
** Bring Back the Mile - Women - New Registration no later than 7:15pm

2800 Jolly Road
Okemos, MI US 48864
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Bring Back the Mile

Join Playmakers and Bring Back the Mile on Thursday, June 29! Start the tradition and test your limits with a race that is shorter, not longer. Bring Back the Mile and WIN!


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