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Touched By Adoption 5k

Sat May 11, 2019 Portland, MI US 48875 Directions
Events

5k Run/Walk

$25 9:30AM EDT Registration Opens January 7, 2019 at 8:00am EST

Kids Fun Run

$0 9:00AM EDT Registration Opens January 7, 2019 at 8:00am EST

Virtual 5k run/walk

$25 Registration Opens January 7, 2019 at 8:00am EST
Place
[100-399] N Water St
Portland, MI US 48875
Description

Support Adoption Associates, Inc. – a Michigan-based adoption agency, with a mission to unite children with their forever families both domestically and abroad. Save $10 on your entry fee when you donate to our cause. Details below. 

Packet Pickup: May 10th between 5 - 8 p.m. at Adoption Associates, 612 S. Creyts Rd, Suite C, Lansing MI 48917. Race day at the Bogue Flats Recreational Area starting at 8:00 a.m.

The course is 3.1 miles through the Portland Trails. Start and finish at the Bogue Flats Recreational Area (near the softball fields). The race will be chip timed by the Michigan Running Foundation.

Sign up your family and SAVE! Receive $5 off per participant when you sign up 3 or more people at the same time!

Course: 3.1 miles through the Portland Trails. Start and finish at the Bogue Flats Recreational Area (near the softball fields) The race will be timed using disposable RFID tags.Timing mats at start and finish.

Awards: Overall and Master Winner, Top three places in each age group; Fastest Stroller, and Adoption Team Spirit

Age Groups: Male and Female: 9 and under, 10-15, 16-25, 26-35, 36-45, 46-55, 56-65, 66-75, 75+

Virtual Touched by Adoption 5k - see details below

Virtual 5k run/walk

If you cannot make the TOUCHED BY ADOPTION 5K in person, but would still like to support our amazing cause, you can complete the Virtual TOUCHED BY ADOPTION 5K!  A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself.  Your t-shirt will be shipped directly to you.

What: This is a Virtual 5K, so you choose your own course and time yourself.

When: Complete your race any time on or before May 11, 2019! *T-shirts will ship at the middle of May.

Where:  You choose the course and you time yourself. E-mail nracine@adoptionassociates.net with your results. Not required however you may include more formal results from your Garmin, treadmill, any other fitness tracking device, etc.. Again this is not required, all we need is your distance and your time via email. 

Why:  We want to spread awareness of our mission to unite children with the forever families both domestically and abroad!

Cost:  The price is $25 and that includes your t-shirt and shipping.

Donate and SAVE!

Please consider donating to our cause Adoption Associates. Founded in 1990, they have adopted over 5,000 children into loving homes.

When you donate $50 you'll receive a discount of $10 off your race entry fee. Donate $25 and you'll receive $5 off your entry fee. Valid for the 5k and virtual 5k.

Awards - Age Group Medal

Medal for top 3 in each age category.

Age Groups: Male and Female: 9 and under, 10-15, 16-25, 26-35, 36-45, 46-55, 56-65, 66-75, 75+

 

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Printable Entry Form & Race Flyer

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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 a Grand Prize! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

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