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Maple Syrup 5k Run/Walk

Sat April 20 - Sat April 27, 2024 Vermontville, MI 49096 US Directions


In Person Syrup 5k Run/Walk

$25 04/27 8:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Registration ends April 25, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual Syrup 5K Run/Walk

$25 Registration ends April 27, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


11090 Nashville Highway
Vermontville, MI US 49096


Join us for the 12th annual Vermontville Maple Syrup 5k Run/Walk.

The Maple Valley HS Cross Country team and the Class of 2026 are offering both an in person and virtual race option for the Maple Syrup 5K.  Please join us as we celebrate our 12th year running in the Maple Syrup 5K joined with our town's 84th Vermontville Maple Syrup Festival!

* Please be sure you are signing up for the Vermontville Maple Syrup 5K as there may be other Syrup Festival 5K's on this date!*

The in person race will be on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 8:00am.  For those doing the virtual race option, you may run it at anytime.

Packet pick up and in person registration will be 6:30am -7:30am, day of race.  Cost of registration on day of race is $30.00

The race is a one way race that starts at the Maple Valley High School (11090 Nashville Hwy., Vermontville, MI 49096) and finishes in downtown Vermontville.  It will be part pavement and part on the Paul Henry Thornapple Trail.  It will be an open course, but we will have volunteers at intersections to help with participants.

It is advisable to have a vehicle parked at the finish line for transportation back to the high school.  We should have shuttle service available, but it is easier if you know of delays ahead of time.  A gear bag will be given to all in person runners, and those can be taken to the finish line for those who wish to have their warm gear at the finish.

All in person participants will receive a t-shirt and a special commemorative sticker, and a small syrup gift.

Virtual participants will receive a t-shirt and a special commemorative sticker.

Register by April 18, 2024 to be guaranteed a t-shirt. T-shirts available as quantities last after that date.  For virtual participants shirts and stickers will be shipped to participants at the end of the event (shipping costs are included in registration fee).  **Only participants who have selected VIRTUAL will have shirts and stickers shipped to them.  If you select IN-PERSON, shirts/stickers will only be available at the event.**

  Age group awards for in person participants. For each gender: 12 and under; 13-14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 and up.  Overall winners of each gender will receive a gallon of maple syrup.

Awards for virtual participants will be based on top 3 for gender with proof of time/distance sent by email.  Medal will then be mailed with t shirt and sticker.  Results will be sent to all runners that send in proof of time/distance.

Thank you for supporting the Maple Valley Junior/Senior High School's Class of 2026 and the Cross Country Teams.  All proceeds help with fundraising for the 2026 graduating class and for the runners going to camp!

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. Donate $25 and you'll receive a $10 discount off your 5k race entry fee.

*Please note you must register for the event and donate $50 or $25 on the donation screen for the discount to be applied. If you donate first the discount will not be applied.

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