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Weekend Warrior Runfest TM


Sun October 7 2018
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Location: Shelby Township, MI US 48317 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Virtual Race
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Additional race information can be found at http://www.weekendwarriorrunfest.com/.

Events
Event Time Price Details
1/2 Marathon Run/walk
Time
9:30AM EDT - 1:30PM EDT
Price
$35
250 spots left.
Registration Opens February 28, 2018 at 12:00am EST
10K Run/Walk
Time
10:00AM EDT - 12:30PM EDT
Price
$30
250 spots left.
Registration Opens February 28, 2018 at 12:00am EST
5K Run or Walk
Time
10:15AM EDT - 12:30PM EDT
Price
$25
250 spots left.
Registration Opens February 28, 2018 at 12:00am EST
Champ's Mile Run / Walk
Time
10:15AM EDT - 1:30PM EDT
Price
$20
250 spots left.
Registration Opens February 28, 2018 at 9:30pm EST
Virtual Race
Price
$25
25 spots left.
Registration ends October 5, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
5700 22 Mile Road
Shelby Township, MI US 48317
Description

The Weekend Warrior Runfest is a Country Music themed race that takes place in scenic River Bends Park located in Shelby Township MI.  The race is sponsored by HAP and Visit East MI.  Alcohol is allowed in the park for those over the age of 21 but will not be served by the event organizer.  Tailgating with friends after the race is permitted as long as ALL park rules are followed.  Bring your favorite beverage and celebrate after the race with local Country Music Bands.  Weekend Warrior Runfest is the perfect race to enjoy Indian Summer in Michigan.

 

Events at a Glance:

Race Day,  Sunday 10/7/2017

Country music provide by Wyatt Hood, Eastside Willy and The Rye Whiskey Band.

Sanctioned by USA Track and Field

13.1 Mile Half Marathon on the all new double loop course!  4 Hour time limit.

10K Run / Walk

5K Run / Walk

1 Mile Fun Run / Walk

Virtual Race

 

Early packet pickup and late registration is available on Saturday October 6th, 2018 at the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center from Noon-5:00pm.  The Nature Center is located at:   4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Twp. MI 48317 (Ryan Road Entrance).

Race day packet pick up and late registration is available at the Start / Finish Line from 8:15 -10:15 am

Timing services provided by Everal Race Management.

Announcements by Dave Armstrong.

Runners receive a short sleeve technical running shirt White Shirt with Texas Orange with Black graphics, a custom participant medal and finish line snacks.

Special Iron Belle Plaques are available for the top Male and Female winners in the following categories - Overall, Masters and Grand Masters.

 

Runners will traverse the historic park grounds on a paved path the is part of Michigan's Iron Belle Trail. This historic park was once the horse ranch of the World Heavy Weight Boxing Champion Joe Louis and later became a NIKE Missile Base. Sections of the trail were also used by runaway slaves seeking freedom on the historic Underground Railroad.  The Clinton River winds thru this park and over the years it has carved out some on the most scenic landscape in South East MI.  The 10K and 13.1 Mile course is a must see and runs along side of the former Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal !  All runners will experience one bridge crossing over the river bend.

All information contained on this website, including maps of the race course,  are the property of Weekend Warrior LLC.

(c) 2017 by Weekend Warrior LLC.   All rights reserved.  

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