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Sat October 20, 2018 Owosso, MI US 48867 Directions
Events
SPARTANS!

Run Green 5k

10:00AM EDT
WOLVERINES!

Run Blue 5k

10:00AM EDT
FREE!

Spartan Sprint for Kids

9:30AM EDT Kid size shirt available for $10
FREE!

Wolverine Dash for Kids

9:30AM EDT Kid size shirt available for $10
Place
4377 S. M52
Owosso, MI US 48867
Description

The Michigan Wolverines take on the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, October 20th.  Come out and support your team by joining us for a FUN filled 5k run/walk at 10:00 am.  All participants receive a RUN BLUE or RUN GREEN shirt, pint glasses for age group awards, and water bottles to the winning team! Details below.

The 5k run/walk will take place at Fortitude Outdoor Fitness in Owosso.  Fortitude is an elite destination developed for outdoor fitness, running & walking. The course is accurate and on well groomed trails. Click here for course map. 

Proceeds from the event will be used for the Memorial Healthcare Foundation for the Healthcare Scholarships Programs.

If you are a Spartan sign up for the Run Green 5k and receive a Run Green shirt.

If you are a Wolverine sign up for the Run Blue 5k and receive a Run Blue shirt.

Group pricing: Grab your favorite running buddy and we'll give you $3 off per person when you sign up together! Discount automatically applied during checkout, no special code needed!

Attention all Sororities, Fraternities, Running Groups, ETC!!  Save $5 per runner by putting together a group of 5 or more people to run. Teams can be all Run Green, all Run Blue or a mix of your favorite Spartans and Wolverines! Sign up individually by creating or joining a Group/Team during the registration process. Participants 1-4 will automatically be refunded $5 after the 5th person joins the team. Participant #5 will automatically pay $5 less. 

We will be having a drone flying overhead taking a video so be sure to wear either Green or Blue to represent your team!

Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration will be held on Saturday morning starting at 8:30 am.

The game will be on in the clubhouse after the run....with the bar open! Yeller dog will be onsite serving their delicious grub!

Run Green Shirt / Run Blue Shirt

Participants will receive the shirt based on which team you sign up for, Run Green or Run Blue! Shirts are a 50/50 Gildan dryblend.

Age Group Awards

Top 3 in each 5 year age group will receive a Run Blue or Run Green 16oz Pint Glass

Age Groups: 1-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79. 80 +

Team Race

Your entry in the race automatically puts you on the Run Blue Team or Run Green Team

The first 50 finishers of each team will be scored in a team race. The team with the best score will win a Run Blue or Run Green Water Bottle. The entire team will win a water bottle (not just the top 50)!

Kids Race

The kids race is free! If you would like your child to receive a Run Blue or Run Green shirt they are available at sign up for $10.

The kids will gather up 1/4 of a mile past the finish and run to the finish with all the fans cheering them on. Feel free to run with your young child if needed.

FAQ

Parking: We anticipate a large turnout for this event, there is ample parking on site at Fortitude close to the start and finish line.

Where is Owosso: Owosso is off of M-52 approx a 1/2 hour from Flint, 45 minutes from Lansing, and 1 to 1.5 hours from Metro Detroit.

This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the 2018 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 1, 2018 until December 31st, 2018. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win a trip to the Grand Hotel at Mackinac! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

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Race Contact Info

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