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Running the Rails

Sunday August 19, 2012
Ypsilanti, MI US 48198
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Events for this Race:

Running the Rails 5K

Start Time: 8:15am
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Event Information
Race starts behind the old Freighthouse on Market PL. This year's 5K will start 15 minutes following the start of the 10K (a change over prior years)

Running the Rails 10K

Start Time: 8:00am
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Race starts on the corner of Forrest and Huron, approximately 1/4mi from the Finish Line/5K Start

Running the Rails Kids Fun Run (Fun Run)

Start Time: 7:45am
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Event Information
10 - 12 yrs - 1/2mi Fun Run
7 - 9 yrs - 1/4mi Fun Run
4 - 6 yrs - 1/8mi Fun Run
3 and under - 110 yd Fun Run
Place
Market PL
Ypsilanti, MI US 48198
Description

Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we regretfully have canceled this years race.

For those who have already registered, we will be sending out full refunds to the address provided during the registration process.

 

Regretfully,

Running the Rails

 

Run it Again, for the First Time!

Welcome to Running The Rails, formerly 'The Great Train Race', held by the Ypsilanti Area Jaycees in conjunction with the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival.

This is a 5K run/walk, a 10K running race, and a Kids Fun Runs (12 and Under), with all races being timed. Proceeds from this event is used by the Ypsilanti Area Jaycees to conduct their community outreach and service projects throughout the year.

The race takes place in the City of Ypsilanti, MI and runs through Depot Town and the countryside of surrounding Ypsilanti. You will start off by "racing the train", following Huron River Dr., and then be led into beautiful Superior Township and the countryside surrounding Ypsilanti, ending in historic Depot Town.

Each runner registered before August 1st is guaranteed one of this year's new moisture management tech shirts.

Awards will given to the top-three in each 5 year age group, with awards and prizes given to the overall winner and runner-up in each division. 

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For more information, including prize information, course maps and descriptions, and more, visit:

http://ypsilantijaycees.com/runningtherails

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