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Sat July 21, 2018 Potterville, MI US 48876 Directions

Race to Freedom 5K

$25 8:00AM EDT Registration ends July 19, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT

Race to Freedom 8K—Greater Lansing Area Race Series

$25 8:00AM EDT Registration ends July 19, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.race2freedom.org.

515 Lake Alliance Drive
Potterville, MI US 48876

A great pair of races through the rural town Potterville, starting and finishing at the beautiful Lake Alliance Park. The 5K is flat and fast. The 8K is mostly flat with a bump just past the three mile mark and is USATF certified. Free parking and restrooms available.

This run is put on by runners, for runners, who are looking to make a difference. Please join us in this family oriented event and make a difference. Our mission is to raise awareness and help survivors of human sex trafficking, and restore the quality of life for young women and girls by engaging the community of runners to help in our fight against human/sex trafficking.

Proceeds will benefit The House of Promise. Funds raised will be used to rescue girls from forced prostitution through child sex trafficking.

Guaranteed Tech Shirt: Sign up by Saturday, July 7, 11:59pm to be guaranteed a shirt. Shirts available after that date as supplies last.

Awards 5K & 8K:
Overall Male and Female, Masters Male and Female, and Top 3 in each division
0–14, 15–19, 20–24, 25–29, 30–34, 35–39, 40–44, 45–49, 50–54, 55–59, 60–64, 65–69, 70+

Packet Pickup and late Registration: Friday, July 20, 6:00pm–8:00 pm and Saturday 6:30 am–7:50am, 515 Alliance Drive, Potterville, MI 48876

Photography: Time Frame Photography

Door Prizes: Road ID

Race Timing: 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.

Donate and Receive a FREE Entry!

If you would like to support The House of Promise and get a free entry to the race donate $50. When you register for the race your entry will be free! Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50. ($25 discount applied during checkout. Valid until July 19th) Donate $25 and you'll receive a $10 discount off your 5k/8k race entry fee.

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup - 515 Alliance Drive, Potterville, MI 48876

Early Packet Pickup: Friday, July 20th, 6:00pm–8:00 pm

Race Day Packet Pickup: Saturday July 21st, 6:30 am–7:50am ::

5K Race Course

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8K Course

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Race Sponsor

This race is part of the 2018 Greater Lansing Race Series. 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, click the logo below to visit the GLARS website.


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.

Race Contact Info

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