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Additional race information can be found at http://www.blueberryfestival.com.
The National Blueberry Festival 5k Run and Walk is proudly presented by We Care Community Resource Center and Naturipe Farms. Proceeds from this event will support the National Blueberry Festival and We Care Community Resource Center. The National Blueberry Festival 5k is designed with the racers in mind. We have configured the course to be as straight as possible while still offering scenic views of Lake Michigan, the Black River, and beautiful downtown South Haven. We invite you to join us on Saturday, August 12th!
5k Run Medals: Medals will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in the following age groups: 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 & over
5k Run Trophies: Trophies for the 5k Run will be given to the Top Overall Male and Female, Top Masters (50+) Male and Female
5k Walk Medals: Medals will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in the following age groups: 30 & under, 31-50, 51 & over
Friday, August 11th, 1pm - 7pm at the We Care Community Resource Center office located at 1301 M-43 Highway, Suite 2B, South Haven, MI 49090
Saturday, August 12th, 6:45am - 7:45am at the top of Water Street (corner of Phoenix/Water Street and Kalamazoo Street next to the barricades).
Please note that in order for the race committee to plan for this year's race, registration must take place online prior to the race. We are not offering race day registration this year and we will not be accepting paper applications for the race.
We know our race participants LOVE our moisture-wicking shirts and we're happy to be able to offer them again this year. Please note that the shirts are unisex and because they are moisture-wicking, they have a tendency to run a little large. Only those who are registered as of Friday, August 4th will be guaranteed a shirt.
Strollers are allowed in the run and walk; however, we ask that you start toward the back of the group and be aware of participants around you. For the safety of all participants, pets are NOT allowed in the in-person 5k run or walk.
Do you need someplace to store your car keys, wallet, or other personal items while you are racing? If so, a gear check station will be located at the marina registration area on race day for your convenience! You can check your gear and personal items prior to the race using your bib number for identification.
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