39th Annual Run for the Buds 5K Run/Walk Banner Image
Sat May 5, 2018 Saint Joseph, MI US 49085 Directions
Events

5K Run

10:30AM EDT

5K Walk

10:30AM EDT
Place
Ship and Main Streets
Saint Joseph, MI US 49085
Description

39th Annual Run for the Buds 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 10:30 am
Main and Ship Streets, St. Joseph MI 49085

Run for the Buds is a chip-timed 5K Run/Walk along the Grand Floral Parade route. The route starts and finishes in St. Joseph. The 5K route is an out and back course following Main Street in Benton Harbor. Parking is available at the Berrien County Courthouse on the corner of Main and Port Streets.

FEES:   15 and Over: $20 by 11:59 pm April 15;
                                    $25 by 2:00 pm May 3; 
                                   $30 Race Day
         14 and under:  $15 through Race Day

EARLY PACKET PICKUP
Friday, May 4 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Silver Harbor Brewing Company
721 Pleasant Street, St. Joseph MI

SAME DAY PACKET PICKUP AND REGISTRATION
Saturday, May 5 from 9:00 - 10:15 am
Ship Street next to the St. Joseph Post Office

Proceeds from the 39th Annual Run for the Buds benefit the Blossomtime Scholarship Fund which awards scholarships to outstanding young women and men in Southwest Michigan.

Awards to Overall Female and Male Finishers in 5K Run and 5K Walk. Age group medals awarded to top 3 female and male finishers in Run and Walk Divisions.

NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the 10K Run was canceled for 2018. Registered participants were sent two separate emails advising of the cancellation and an automatic transfer to the 5K Run. Please contact racers@swmiracers.org with any questions.

The Blossomtime Festival is the oldest and largest multi-community Festival in the state of Michigan. This year marks its 112th Celebration with a fun-filled week of wholesome family entertainment.  

Race Contact Info
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Parking

Parking is available at the Berrien County Courthouse on the corner of Main and Port Streets. Port Street is one way heading west. If you do not plan to stay for the parade, exit following one of the marked green routes.

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2017 Division Winners

2017 DIVISION WINNERS

EVENT        BIB            ATHLETE NAME           AGE        GENDER             FINISH TIME

5K Run     177              Justin Allen                 28             Male                   16:34.1
5K Run      67            Emma Hellwege            13           Female                 20:31.4 
5K Walk    159               Tim Theisen               66             Male                   36:14.6
5K Walk    109                Lori Raches              41           Female                 39:10.7

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