Fri August 6, 2021 Benton Harbor, MI 49022 US Directions
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Place
825 Riverview Drive
Benton Harbor, MI US 49022
Description

Riverfest 5K Run
Friday, August 6, 2021 @ 6:30 pm
Corner of Riverview Dr and Empire Ave
Old All Phase Building
825 Riverview Drive, Benton Harbor MI 49022

Riverfest Benton Harbor presents the Riverfest 5K Run on Friday, August 6. Yes, you read that right... it's a Friday night 5K!

Riverfest will feature Benton Harbor, and area visiting musicians, artists, food, and reintroduce the community and visitors to the park along Riverview Drive. Join us for a 5K Run, as well as on-site CirqEsteem circus camps for kids, and a beer and wine tent that will benefit two local non-profits.

The lineup for the event includes internationally renowned performer, and Benton Harbor native, Niki Haris as Friday evening’s headliner. Saturday night’s headlining act is regional favorite, the Benton Harbor based, Andrew Fisher Quartet. 

REGISTRATION INCLUDES...

* Custom Finisher Medal

* Custom Finisher Certificate

* Gildan 64000 Softstyle® Preshrunk 100% Ring Spun Cotton T-Shirt

   Add $5 to upgrade to Gildan 2200 - Ultra Cotton® Preshrunk 100% Cotton Tank Top

* Directional signs at turns

* In-Person Participants eligible for Overall Awards

ENTRY FEE: $25 through June 30, $30 July 1 through race day 

       Shirt size and availability not guaranteed after July 19

       Add $5 to upgrade to tank top

        Race Day registration is credit card only - Sign up online with your mobile phone and then visit check-in table.
NOTE: This is a chip-timed event. Participants registered for the WALK must walk the entire time. If you plan to Walk AND Run/Jog, please register for RUN.

 

SWMI RACERS has made the difficult decision to opt out of providing race direction for the Riverfest 5K on Friday, August 6 at 6:30 pm in Benton Harbor, Michigan and is no longer affiliated with the Riverfest 5K.
The Riverfest organization has taken over race direction for the event.
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ABOUT RIVERFEST
Live music on the riverfront returns to Benton Harbor this August with Riverfest. Riverfest, being held at Charles Yarbrough Park at 880 Riverview Drive August 6 & 7, 2021, will feature Benton Harbor, and area visiting musicians, artists, food, and reintroduce the community and visitors to the park along Riverview Drive. There will be a 5K held in conjunction with Riverfest as well as on-site CirqEsteem circus camps for kids, and a beer and wine tent that will benefit two local non-profits.
The lineup for the event includes internationally renowned performer, and Benton Harbor native, Niki Haris as Friday evening’s headliner. Saturday night’s headlining act is regional favorite, the Benton Harbor based, Andrew Fisher Quartet. Supporting acts include Work in Progress, Sankofa, St. Joe Jack, Erick Fisher Saxophonist, and the Midwest’s number one Michael Jackson impersonator, Rico. Also performing are Ja Ja and Sci-Fi Radio.
Two non-profits will benefit from beer and wine sales for this event. Neighbors Organizing Against Racism, a Benton Harbor based non-profit dedicated to bridging the divide between communities created by the myth of race and the effects of systemic racism. As well as the African American History & Literature Gallery Museum in Benton Harbor dedicated to preserving art and literature by African Americans. The museum is currently working with the Krasl Art Center, the Berrien Community Foundation and the Benton Harbor Saint Joseph Arts & Culture Social Justice Group to erect monuments of Martin Luther King, Jr. in both St. Joseph and Benton Harbor.
On-site during the two-day festival there will be artist tents with local and visiting artists featuring and selling their products and area food trucks serving delicious meals. Ticket sales begin June 15 with the option of one day tickets, weekend tickets, and a limited amount of tables available for each night.
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