Earth Day 5K

Sat April 24, 2021 Owosso, MI 48867 US Directions
4377 S M52
Owosso, MI US 48867

🌳🌳Earth Day 5K Trail Run 🌳🌳

Walk or Run, everyone is welcome to participate!

We are going to plant a seedling at Fortitude Farms And Events for every registered participant!!!

The trails are groomed, well marked and the course is ready for a gathering of SPROUTING runners and walkers. 

Looking for a competitive push? We will have a safe gun start at 9am.
Open start line for all other participants will be from 930a-10.

Results will still be entered in as a whole from 9a-10a, whether you run in the competitive heat or the open start. There will not be separate awards from each group.

All registered participants will receive a seedling to plant, a garden shovel/trowel and a cool finisher medal

CANT MAKE IT, SIGN UP VIRTUAL - All virtual participants will receive a seedling to plant, a garden shovel/trowel and a cool finisher medal sent to your house!

DOGS are welcome! You may bring your dog to participate with you. They must remain on a leash at all times and please, no retractable leashes.

Awards: Overall Male and Female will receive an award. Top three in each 10 year age group will receive a discount for our NEXT UPCOMING RACE in 2021. 

Group pricing: Grab your favorite running buddy and we'll give you $2 off per person when you sign up together! Discount automatically applied during checkout, no special code needed!

Ages 18 and under $5 discount

Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration will be held on Saturday morning starting at 830 am.



Packet Pickup/Check-in area: We ask for registration to be done online via Run Signup.  You can sign up the day of the event either on your computer on or your phone.  The packet pickup/check-in area will be spaced out to allow ample room for social distancing. All race volunteers will be wearing a mask and gloves. We encourage participants to wear a mask when picking up their packet.

Competitive start: 9a                    Open Start Line: 9:30a - 10am. When you arrive please park, and pick up your packet (race bib, safety pins, and swag) and proceed back to your vehicle. The start line will be wide, and the space is very open to allow for proper social distancing.

Race number and chip: Your packet will contain your race number with the chip on the back, please wear your bib on the front of your shirt.  Do not tamper with the bib or remove the chip. You will need to wear the race bib in order for your run/walk to be timed.  If you do not wear the bib you will not be in the results. 

Finish line: Once you have finished the race you will receive a finisher medal, please grab a bottle of water.


Course: The 5k course is on well-groomed hard packed trails.  10 ft wide to allow for social distancing.  Running shoes are perfectly suitable for the terrain, trail shoes, or CC spikes.  The Course map is located on the Run Signup page

Results:  Results will be texted to your phone and available on-line at this web site.  Please remember results will not be final until the last person has crossed the finish line at approx. 11am.  Final results will be uploaded by 1pm on race day.


Awards:  Overall finishers male and female will receive free entry into a future race at Fortitude. Top 3 places in each age group will be given discounted entry into the next upcoming 5K in 2021. Age groups for women and men are the following: 18 and under, 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 and over

Parking: There is ample parking on site at Fortitude close to the start and finish line. There is plenty of room to spread out and maintain social distancing.

Participants: Participants will receive a seedling, garden shovel/trowel and finisher medal.  We encourage participants to wear a face mask while picking up their packet and at the start of the race.

Fluid Stations: We will provide bottled water at the finish of the race. There will be no fluid stations on the course. Bring your own water for the course. 
Hand Sanitizer will be located in various areas near packet pickup

Restrooms: Restrooms will be available on site. Port-Johns will be spaced out with hand washing/sanitizing available.  

Where is Owosso: Owosso is off of M-52 approximately 30 mins from Flint & Lansing, 1 to 1.5 hours from Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Ann Arbor.Note: We will remain flexible with our plans to ensure this is a safe and fun event for our participants. 

Contact info: If at any time you have questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at

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Seedling Giveaway

All participants will receive a seedling to plant!


Need a gardening shovel/trowel? We’ve got you covered 

Where is Fortitude?
5K Course
Planting A Tree Per/Participant

We are going to plant 1 tree for every participant that registers 


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