Happy Run for I Move for Hal

Sat August 24, 2019 Saint Johns, MI US 48879 Directions

5k Run/Walk

9:00AM EDT
The Emerald Golf Course
2300 W. Maple Rapids Rd
Saint Johns, MI US 48879

I Move for Hal became an official non profit organization in 2015. The purpose of our 501c3 is to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis and raise funds for a scholarship for a local St. Johns High School Senior and National MS Society-Michigan Chapter. One move at a time in memory of a great man, Hal Rice. Hoping one day there will be a cure for this horrible disease.

Course: Come experience The Gem of Mid-Michigan, The Emerald Golf Course, on a different level. Picture yourself running thru a state of the art golf course surrounded by stately Maples and tall great Oaks. The sounds of wildlife surround you as you run along the rolling fairways. 5k run/walk, all abilities and ages welcome. 

Pricing: Now-June 30 $25
July 1- August 17 $30
August 18-August 24 $35

Family pricing: Register 3 or more people at the same time and receive a $3 discount per person.  Select multi-person during registration and the discount will be automatically applied during checkout. 

See details below on how you can run this race for FREE!

Awesome SWAG! Just enjoying the scenery and running with your friends is awesome enough, but you definitely get some sweet swag to remember this happy run. One of a kind 2019 Super Soft Race Day Shirt sizes XS to 3XL and a Pint of Smiley Juice (Short's Brewery Local's Light) in a Commemorative Happy Run Glass. 

Register by August 11th to be guaranteed a t-shirt, supplies available as they last after that date.

Awards to top finisher in each 10 year age group, male and female. Age groups: 12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over

Packet Pick Up: Swing by the The Emerald Golf Course the night before the race from 4pm-7pm to grab your packet and enjoy a bite to eat. Race Day Morning packet pickup and registration starts at 7:00 am.

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and online at Playmakers.com.

Donate and Receive a FREE Entry!

If you would like to support our cause 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. A $25 donation will receive $10 off your race entry fee. 

Thank you for your support in raising money for scholarships for a local St. Johns High School Senior and National MS Society-Michigan Chapter.

Refer your friends and run for FREE!

Get the word out to your friends about this great race! When you refer 5 people to sign up and register for the Happy Run for I Move for Hal you will receive a TOTAL REFUND of your ENTIRE ENTRY FEE!  Please check your email when you sign up to register for details.  You must share a specific link to receive your refund.  The process is automated based on a specific link you share that you will receive through email. 

Race SWAG!

Pint glasses for the first 100 participants! Pick up your packet at packet pickup and get your glass filled with “runner juice” (shorts brewing company’s locals light for ages 21+ and Shirley temple for ages 20-). Please bring your ID to verify age. Thank you!



Register by August 11th to be guaranteed a t-shirt, supplies available as they last after that date.




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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