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The Izzo Legacy Run/Walk

Sat April 13, 2019 Directions
“Players Play, Tough Players Win!” – Tom Izzo
Countdown to Race Day
Events

3 Point 5K

$40 9:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Price increases after March 13, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Slam Dunk 1 Mile Walk

$35 9:00AM EDT - 9:20AM EDT Price increases after March 13, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Future Spartan Half Mile Children's Race

$20 10:15AM EDT - 10:40AM EDT Price increases after March 13, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Spartan Sprint Children's Race

$20 10:20AM EDT - 10:40AM EDT Price increases after March 13, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

The "Virtual" Izzo

$35 Registration ends April 13, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Description

The Izzo family will partner with Playmakers and On Target Living to host an annual premium run/walk experience on the campus of Michigan State University that connects Alumni, MSU and Mid-Michigan communities in a positive celebration of Coach Izzo's legacy.  The events include a 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Walk, Children's Races and a Virtual 5K. The Izzo Legacy events will focus on fitness, fun, family, Spartan spirit and charitable giving!

All event proceeds and donations to this race will go directly to the selected charities listed on the donate page.  Fans who donate $1,000 to one or more of the selected local charities will be acknowledged on the Donor Banner displayed at the Izzo Legacy Event.

Tom and I have certainly been blessed to be a part of this community and we feel a genuine obligation to give back to the MSU and Mid-Michigan communities that have become such a large part of our lives. One of the reasons we’ve never left Michigan State is the connection to our community.
~ Lupe Izzo

 
The Izzo Race --- The Start of a Legacy!

 

 
 
 
Place
Each event will take participants on a celebration tour of MSU Athletics on campus! The 5k and Mile Walk will start at the Breslin Center near the Hall of History, pass by Jenison Field House, Old College Field, Sparty, Ralph Young Track and Field, and finish outside of Spartan Stadium. Upon completion, participants will be able to walk around the field before the Spring Football Game! This is not so much a race, but a tour of everything athletic on the banks of the Red Cedar!
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Race Swag

Why participate? Regardless if you are participating in the 3 Point 5K, Mile Walk, Children's Races, or Virtual Race, there will be awesome Swag! While some of the details are being finalized, one thing is for sure, you will be decked out! Check out the race swag below and check out the sample t-shirts! 

  • T-Shirts: Nike Legend T-Shirts for the 3 Point 5K, 1 Mile Walk, and Virtual Race. (Children's races will receive a children's specific non Nike shirt.)
  • Medals: Finish medal for all finishers! 
  • Race Bib: Commemorative "Izzo Legacy" Race Bib! 
  • Digital Finisher Certificate: All finishers will receive a custom digital finisher certificate with their name and place listed. 
 

 

 
 
 

Tom and Lupe Izzo created the Izzo Legacy Fund to formalize their commitment to the community they have called home and raised their family. It is meant to bring together people in the community through charitable endeavors for the common purpose of helping others. The Izzo Family Fund is held at the Community Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directions

Each event will take participants on a celebration tour of MSU Athletics on campus! The 5k and Mile Walk will start at the Breslin Center near the Hall of History, pass by Jenison Field House, Old College Field, Sparty, Ralph Young Track and Field, and finish outside of Spartan Stadium. Upon completion, participants will be able to walk around the field before the Spring Football Game! This is not so much a race, but a tour of everything athletic on the banks of the Red Cedar!

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