Sun July 21, 2019 Portland, MI US 48875 Directions
Events

Half Marathon

$45 7:30AM EDT Price increases after June 23, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

5k Run/Walk

$25 8:00AM EDT Registration ends July 17, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
1100 Ionia Rd.
Portland, MI US 48875
Description

The 1/2 marathon course is mostly flat, with some gradual declines/inclines, on a paved river trail. There will be two points where you leave the trail and but still a paved surface.  Signage and persons will be at critical spots.

The 5K is an out & back, with a slight decline at mile 1 and incline on the return.

Due to the construction at Portland High School, we are unable to use the facility this year.  We are reworking the route, with a start/finish at the Bogue Flats Recreation Area Pavilion.  Please stay tuned for new route!

Aid stations, at miles:1, 3, 5, 6.75, 8.5, 10, 12

Packet pick-up and on-site registration...Saturday July 20, 4:00-6:00 pm, Bogue Flats Pavilion or Sunday, July 21 at Bogue Flats Pavilion, beginning at 6:00 am.  Cash or checks, made payable to "American Cancer Society".  Half Marathon=$50, 5K=$25

Half Marathon begins at 7:30 am.  The 5K starts at 8:00 am.

There is no time limit for the course, however our professional timer will leave after three hours.  We will have workers along the route, and a bike escort.

Hotel information:  The American Heritage Inn 1681 E. Grand River, Portland MI  48875 517-647-2200

All proceeds to American Cancer Society.

Awards: Medals awarded to top three places in each age group. Medals awarded to all Half Marathon Finishers.

The race will be chip timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and on the web at Playmakers.com.

Refer friends and get a $10 refund

Get the word out to your friends about this great race! When you refer 3 or more participants you'll get a refund of up to $10.00! Details provided at checkout. Valid for both the half marathon and 5k.

Donate and Save!

Please consider donating to American Cancer Society. When you donate $50 you'll receive a discount of $20 off your Half Marathon entry fee and $15 off your 5k fee. Donate $25 and you'll receive $10 off your Half Marathon entry fee and $5 off your 5k fee.

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This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the 2019 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, 2019 until December 31st, 2019. 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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