Sat July 25, 2020 Lansing, MI US 48915
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Virtual 5K Run/Walk

$30 Price increases after July 17, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Anywhere you choose!
Lansing, MI US 48915

Ele's Race 5K Virtual Run/Walk
Saturday, July 25, 2020 - Start time 8:00 a.m. - or whenever you choose!

Ele's Race is an annual 5K Run/Walk that directly benefits Ele's Place - Capital Region, a healing center for grieving children and teens. It's a fun-filled family event that helps to raise funds and awareness for Ele's Place. All Ele's Place bereavement support services are provided at no cost to families, thanks to our generous community and participants in Ele's Race 5k.

Location: This year, Ele's Race 5K Run/Walk is going to be Virtual! 

This means you can run/walk wherever you'd like, as we will not be gathering as a group due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Packet Pick-up - To be determined.  We will send out an email to let you know once we get closer to the date.

How does this work?  You are able to run/walk wherever you'd like...and anytime!  We hope you participate on July 25th!

Will I get a shirt?  YES!  The hope is that we will have a time for you to pick them up.  If you are out of town, let us know and we can ship it to you.

Will I get a bib number?  YES!  You will be able to print yours from home!

Can my dog run/walk with me?  YES!  We are glad to add this feature to Ele's Race this year!  As long as you are in a place where dogs are ok to be there, too...then enjoy!  *No cost for dogs!

Will there be awards?  We are still figuring that out and will update you to let you know!

Will there be Race Bags?  Yes!  But, they will all be online this year.  A Virtual Bag!  Details to follow in an email.

Can I purchase a Memory Heart?  Yes!  These will be available for $20 each.  You will be able to take your Memory Heart and place it in your yard - or even carry it with your during your 5K.

How will I find out more details about the Race?  We will be sending out email updates.  Be sure to fill in your email address, please!


Dedicate a Memory Heart!

Ele’s Race participants and donors can decorate a Memory Heart to honor someone who has died.

Memory Hearts are available for purchase for $20 each. You can purchase on-line when you register for the 5K Run/Walk or by going to the STORE link at the top of the page. 

We will let you know when the Memory Hearts will be available for pick-up.  You are encouraged to put your Memory Heart in your yard - or even carry it with you during your 5K..

This race is part of the 2020 Greater Lansing Race Series. The series features 13 races from the Greater Lansing Area starting in March and ending in late September. There is no need to register for the race series itself. Simply register and participate in any of the race series events and you will be scored automatically! For more information and details, click the logo  to visit the GLARS website.


This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the 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 1st until December 31st. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win various prizes! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.


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