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  • Wednesday, 29th July, 2015

    Portage Invite Cross Country Kick Off

    July 29, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Bronson Park
    200 South Rose Street
    Kalamazoo, , 49007
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    What is the Portage Invite Cross Country?
    Gazelle Sports is excited to offer middle and high school students the FREE opportunity to meet fellow athletes and get to know the sponsors of the Portage Invitational! Enjoy a run, free clinics, food, and other festivities. All participants will receive some Under Armor goodies, we are so excited they will be sponsoring the Portage Invite!

    For Parents and Coaches: Gazelle Sports will be offering a special coaches meeting and rotating clinics on Under Armor, Spikes, and Good Form Running.
    Event Details
    Please join us at Bronson Park at 5:30!
    5:30 p.m. Check-in
    6 p.m. Run
    6:30 p.m. Rotating Clinics
    7:30 p.m. Cook-Out

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    Injury Wise-A FREE Injury Clinic Presented by Metro Health Sports Medicine

    July 29, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    Every week until January 1, 2016
    Gazelle Sports Grand Rapids
    3930 28th Street
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49512
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    Torn muscles, sprained ankles and shin splints. These are just some of the injuries that plague athletes. And when you’re injured, you have questions and you want answers. Injury Wise can help!  This free clinic facilitated by Metro Health Sports Medicine allows you to spend 10 minutes one-on-one with a sports medicine professional to discuss your specific injury concerns.

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    Free
  • Thursday, 30th July, 2015

    Metro Way 5K & Family Fun Run

    July 30, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
    Metro Health Village
    5900 Byron Center Ave SW
    Wyoming, MI United States, 49519
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    Join us for the 6th annual Metro Way 5K & Family Fun Run! Our goal is to get you and your family up and active. This event welcomes all ages and abilities: walkers, beginning runners, children and even stroller-pushing parents in addition to seasoned runners. Whether you’re trying to beat your personal best time, get your kids off the couch in the middle of summer or add a new challenge to your exercise program, the Metro Way 5K makes it…

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    $25

    Metro Way 5K

    July 30, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Metro Health Hospital
    5900 Byron Center Ave SW
    Wyoming, MI United States, 49519
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    Metro Health’s Metro Way 5K is our annual family fun run. Our goal is to get you and your family up and active. So this event welcomes all ages and abilities:  walkers, beginning runners, children and even stroller-pushing parents in addition to seasoned runners. Whether you’re trying to beat your personal best time, get your kids off the couch in the middle of summer or add a new challenge to your exercise program, the Metro Way 5K makes it fun!…

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    The Cross Country Team Challenge

    July 30, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Wolverine World Wide YMCA
    6555 Jupiter Ave NE
    Belmont, MI United States, 49306

    This is a good old fashion cross country meet on a 5K course marked by mother nature (and a few signs so you don’t get lost).  Your team of 5 (yes, cross country is a team sport) will compete on a two loop course with grass, dirt, and gravel.  Never been on a course country team…no worries, we will get you all the information you need to know!  See the information below for the different award categories and get your…

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    $50 per team before July 14 $60 per team after July 14
  • Saturday, 1st August, 2015

    Port Oneida Heritage Run

    August 1, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
    Charles Olsen farmstead, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
    3164 W. Harbor Hwy (M-22), 3 miles north of Glen Arbor
    Glen Arbor, MI United States, 49636

    The 6th annual run through the beautiful scenery of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore supports preservation of the Park’s historic resources. We’re offering two runs this year. A challenging 5K trail run/walk on the Bayview Trail, or the Tiller’s 10K on the Bayview Trail, back gravel roads and a portion on the Lake Michigan beach! Both offer a unique tour of the Port Oneida Rural Historic District – “one of the most prized historic landscapes in the country”!  Professional Chip…

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    The Experience Triathlon

    August 1, 2015 @ 7:45 am - 1:00 pm
    Unnamed Venue
    925 S. Main St.
    Frankenmuth, MI United States, 48734
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     Michigan’s top tourist destination now hosts one of the regions best triathlons.  If you have not been to Frankenmuth lately it is time to come visit.  We are once again proud to be the official event management company for the Coleman brothers Tri For Life event The Experience @ Frankenmuth!  The experience will be just that, not just another great event in another tourist destination but one the Tri For Life folks will make an experience from the time you…

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    Shermanator Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquabike/Relay

    August 1, 2015 @ 7:45 am - 11:30 am
    Sherman Lake YMCA
    6225 North 39th Street
    Augusta, MI United States, 49012
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    The Shermanator is one of the top sprint distance triathlons in the region. The big plus is that net proceeds support the Community Scholarship Fund at the Sherman Lake YMCA to help families and individuals realize the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.  You can do the Triathlon, the Duathlon is a run/bike/run, the Aquabike is a swim/run, and the Relay is for two or three person teams. The waterfront setting for Shermanator is simply beautiful.  The transition area is set…

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    varies by date and division

    Mattawan Wildcat Road & Trail 5K / 5 Mile

    August 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    Mattawan High School Track (Football Stadium)
    56720 Murray St
    Mattawan, MI United States, 49071
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    The Mattawan Wildcat Road and Trail 5K is a run/walk event on the streets and trails of Mattawan, MI. Our course starts off on the high school track then onto the streets of Mattawan. From there you drop in on the grass practice fields which will take you to the entrance of the CC trails behind the school. Gravel, stones, sand, mud…just what all trail running should include. Once you’re through the trail section you’ll find yourself back onto the streets of…

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    $20.00

    Milllenum Triathlon

    August 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kent County Millennium Park
    1415 Maynard Ave SW
    Walker, MI United States, 49534-7022
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    West Michigan Multisport Racing is pleased to announce the 8th annual Millennium Triathlon! This sprint and olympic distance triathlon will be held at beautiful Millennium Park in Grand Rapids MI. In addition to the adults race we will be offering a kids triathlon (Friday July 31, 2015). Pricing: Adult Sprint Triathlon Individual:  $70 Team: $100 Adult Olympic Triathlon Individual: $80 Team: $130 Kids Triathlon: $25 Prices listed above do not include the SignMeUp processing fee nor the USAT membership which…

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    Otsego Ready or Not 5k

    August 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Unnamed Venue
    751 South Farmer St.
    Otsego, MI United States, 49078
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    5K Run/Walk Start Time: 8:00am EDT End Time: 12:00pm EDT Price: $20.00 Race Fee + Service Fee Registration ends July 30, 2015 @ 5:00pm EDT

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    The Legend

    August 1, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 1:00 pm
    Sleepy Hollow State Park
    7835 E. Price Road
    Laingsburg, MI United States, 48848
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    Welcome! The critters at RF Events are excited to return to Sleepy Hollow! Custom medals to all half marathon finishers! Sleepy Hollow State Park has 2,600 acres of hardwood forest, prairie grassland and 410 acre Lake Ovid. The course circles Lake Ovid and several other small lakes in a beautiful lightly hiked and biked area of Michigan. Much of the trail is actually grass covered – the perfect running surface! Some steep hills but none too long. There are some…

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    11th Annual Gina VanLaar 5K and Kids Run

    August 1, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Allendale High School
    10760 68th Ave
    Allendale, MI United States, 49401

    Awards: Award ceremony will be held approximately at 10:15am. Overall male and female winners and the male/female master winners will receive special awards and be pulled out of the age group awards. Additional awards will go 3 deep in each category. Kids Fun Run: Kids Fun Run Distance is 1000m. Top 5 get awards. Age Groups for 5k: 11 & under, 12-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 and over. Special Award: Middle of the Pack runner & Most Improved From…

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    $25
  • Monday, 3rd August, 2015

    Good Form Running

    August 3, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
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    Every week until January 1, 2016
    Gazelle Sports
    Grand Rapids, , 49512
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    Teaching you to run easier, faster and injury free. The Good Form Running clinic provides an overview of what we consider the most important biomechanical issues influencing running form.  We present key points in a simple and easy to apply manner while giving individual feedback and attention.  The objective is to provide GFR attendees with the necessary tools to run easier, faster and injury free.

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    Free
  • Tuesday, 4th August, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    August 4, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Thursday, 6th August, 2015

    Live Laugh Love 5K & Kid’s Dash!

    August 6, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Comstock Riverside Park
    2001 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49504

    Run, walk, or roll, come join us for the 5th annual Live Laugh Love 5K & Kid’s Dash! All ages are encouraged to participate. The 5K will be a timed event and is a wheelchair & stroller accessible route. The Kid’s Dash is a 1/2 mile loop that will be followed by activities such as face painting, a water balloon toss, sidewalk chalk, and other games! There will also be a family raffle, community booths, music, and more! This event…

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    Live Laugh Love 5K Walk/Run/Roll & Kid’s Dash!

    August 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Comstock Riverside Park
    2001 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49504

    The Live Laugh Love 5K has been coordinated by the Western Michigan University-Grand Rapids Student Occupational Therapy Association (WMU-GR SOTA) to benefit the Live Laugh Love (LLL) Program of the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan. The LLL program educates middle and high school students, staff, and parents about mental illness, why mental illness is considered a brain disorder, and the stigma that has been formed around mental illness. Additionally, this program speaks to the public about physical and mental…

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    $25
  • Friday, 7th August, 2015

    Fredrick Meijer White Pine Trail Relay

    August 7, 2015 @ 6:30 am - August 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
    Unnamed Venue
    3924 W River Dr NE
    Comstock Park, MI United States, 49321
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    The Fred 200 Mile Relay includes 36 “spurs” or legs, each ranging from 2 to 9.5 miles in distance, spanning the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail from Comstock Park to Cadillac. The trail if 60% paved, 40% dirt and is flat and fast!! The Ed 100 Mile relay includes 18 “spurs” or legs, running along the return trip of The Fred Relay beginning in Cadillac and finishing in Comstock Park. Four types of teams or “crews” can enter: For the…

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    History Walking Tours- Fire Walk of 1871

    August 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am
    Cappon House
    228 West 9th St.
    Holland, MI United States, 49423

    Buildings help create a sense of place, distinguishing one town from another. Together, they provide the backdrop before which the life of the town plays out. Over time, buildings change with their owners and the needs of the community. Join Holland Museum and Gazelle Sports on historic walking tours through Holland and learn the fascinating stories behind these buildings and our town! Fire Walk of 1871 (2 miles): Explore Downtown Holland and the Historic District to see how the residents…

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    Free
  • Saturday, 8th August, 2015

    Michigan Adventure Race: Epic Edition

    August 8, 2015
    Double R Ranch
    4424 Whites Bridge Road
    Smyrna, MI United States, 48809

    Ten hours of challenging trekking, orienteering, mountain and road biking and river/creek paddling in the beautiful Flat River valley northeast of Grand Rapids. Two person and solo divisions. Includes tech shirt and pizza lunch along with raffle and top finisher prizes.

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    Varies based on personal or rental kayak/canoe

    Cowpie Stampede Run

    August 8, 2015 - August 9, 2015
    Shagbark Farm, Home of the Cowpie Music Festival
    7500 Alaska Avenue SE
    Caledonia, MI United States, 49316
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    RUN LIKE A BULL, AND AVOID SOME TOO AT THE INAUGURAL COWPIE STAMPEDE RUN AUGUST 8, 2015   The inaugural Cowpie Stampede Run is being held the same weekend as the annual Cowpie Music Festival, an annual event put on by the Michigan Heritage Music Association since 2004 at the beautiful Shagbark Farm in Caledonia, Michigan. The race course is a 5K trail run through woodlands, wetlands, and up and over hilly pastures. Several natural-themed obstacles will challenge runners and…

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    $30.00

    Tahqua Trail Run

    August 8, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Tahquamenon Falls State Park
    41382 West M-123
    Paradise, MI United States, 49768

    The course begins on the Tahqua Trail 4.3 miles west of Whitefish Bay in eastern Lake Superior. Runners follow a dirt forest road along the Tahquamenon River for one half mile until they reach the North Country Trail (NCT).  The single track NCT winds through spruce swale, pine ridges, lush bogs, Jack Pine savannah, and past the Camp 10 and Water Tank lakes, where the occasional moose can be spotted.  Runners reach Lower Tahquamenon Falls nine and a half miles…

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    Hey 5k

    August 8, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    Convention & Visitors Bureau
    610 West Western Ave
    Muskegon, MI United States, 49440
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    Run through the downtown city streets of Muskegon during the Unity weekend. Many runners achieved their personal BEST times on this flat, fast track with nearly all turns being right handed. As a bonus, see the City of Muskegon’s evolution unfold before your eyes as you pass by in awe of the gorgeous new buildings and the backdrop of Muskegon’s rich architecture from the “Lumber Baron’s” era. Age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,40-44,45-49 50-54,55-59,60-64,65-70, 70 and…

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    $25.00

    Sanford and Sun Triathlon

    August 8, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Sanford Lake Park
    US-10
    Sanford, MI United States, 48657
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    Midland county parks Sanford park is the setting for this great charity event with proceeds going to the fallen and wounded soldier fund.  This is a Mid-Michigan Multi-Sport club team event and we are very proud to be the official event management 7 years developing this event with both the park and club.  We have evolved with the millions of dollars in park imrpovements that have transpired over the 7 year history.  The park is a short fifteen minutes from…

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    Run the Woods 5K

    August 8, 2015 @ 8:00 am
    Run the Woods 5K
    895 Ottawa Beach Rd
    Holland, MI United States, 49424

    Run the Woods is a community focused 5K trail run/walk utilizing the 86 acres of Beechwood Church property and beautiful Stu Visser Trails. The money raised through this event will support the Mission Fund to equip the Church in its efforts to care for the community and world.  Your race fee goes towards the Mission Fund, which will be used to equip and send missionaries locally and globally.

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    $20

    David Warsen Legacy 5K Run / Hero Walk

    August 8, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    East Kentwood High School
    6230 Kalamazoo Avenue SE
    Kentwood, MI United States, 49508
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    DAVID WARSEN LEGACY 5K RUN The David Warsen Legacy Team is hosting a run & walk event in honor of SO2 Navy SEAL David Warsen.  David was a very active person who loved fitness and the outdoors.  As family and friends of David, we want to honor him by celebrating his life and giving nature through a community event.  This event will be held on August 8, 2015 and includes a 5K fun run that will take place on the cross-country trail and a 1.5…

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    $45.00

    Kids Get Active Triathlon

    August 8, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
    Ramona Park
    8600 Sprinkle Road
    Portage, MI United States, 49002
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    Kids Get Active draws kids and families from throughout Michigan and Indiana to beautiful Ramona Park in Portage, Michigan for a fun morning of totally closed course racing. The event features age appropriate distances for ages 6-9 and then a bit longer for the 10-13 year olds.  We start the older kids first and once they are off the course, we take a few minutes to move our monitoring crew around and then let the 6-9 year olds tear it…

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    $35.00 for early registration

    Cat Tracks 5K Trail Run/Walk

    August 8, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Brandywine High School
    1700 Bell Road
    Niles, MI United States, 49120

    The 9th annual Brandywine Cat Tracks 5K trail run/walk is a fundraising event sponsored by the Brandywine Foundation in partnership with the Niles-Buchanan YMCA.  Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit area youth attending Summer My Way(R) summer camp at Brandywine schools. This cross country course begins at the Brandywine High School and runs through “The Swamp,” adjoining farmland, and finishes on the school’s track.   Chip timing will be used.  Please note trail spikes are not allowed, only 1/8…

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    $20

    Heights of Hope 5K and 1.5 Mile

    August 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Calvary Reformed Church
    995 E 8th St
    Holland, MI United States, 49423
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    A family friendly evening race in Holland Heights to support the Heights of Hope youth health and fitness program!  Awards after the race in a wide variety of ages and categories and a free pig roast and ice cream after the race for all participants!

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    $20
  • Tuesday, 11th August, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    August 11, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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    Eleanor’s Run for Hope 2015

    August 11, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Focus: HOPE Campus
    1400 Oakman Boulevard
    Detroit, MI United States, 48238

    Focus: HOPE warmly invites you to join us at our annual 4 mile RUN as part of Eleanor’s Walk for Hope on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 1PM. Race participants will enjoy a t-shirt as well as refreshments and entertainment before the race. The race course winds through the neighborhood north of Focus: HOPE’s campus in Detroit. Join us as we continue to fight for a world of respect, justice and opportunity for all people! Register early and save!

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    $25

    Medaling Monkey 5k

    August 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
    Millennium Park
    1415 Maynard Ave SW
    Walker, MI United States, 49534
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual Medaling Monkey 5k Walk/Run benefiting Special Olympics Michigan. Special Olympics Michigan provides sports training and competition for those with intellectual disabilities. There are nearly 20,000 athletes in the state of Michigan and over 1,000 in Kent and Barry County. Support our athletes by joining them in this 5k Walk/Run. The Medaling Monkey hopes to promote fun, fitness and inclusion for all ages and abilities! Medaling Monkey will present awards to overall Male, Female ,…

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    $25.00
  • Wednesday, 12th August, 2015

    TREX Tri & Kids’ Tri

    August 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Island Lake Recreation Area
    12950 Grand River Ave.
    Brighton, MI United States, 48116
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    Enjoy a bit of midweek madness with Trex and his Cretaceous cousins! Why do all 3? Three races on the same course offers a great way to track your progress and fitness levels as the season goes on! You will get the coveted Series Finisher’s glassware, one that can get quickly put to use at the Wednesday night celebration in August! Save money! Sign up for the series and save some bucks! (Heck, the finisher’s glass alone is priceless!)

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    Lestage, Haiti Benefit 5K (Building the House of God)

    August 12, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Indianfield County Park
    2229 W Caro Rd
    Caro, MI United States, 48723
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    This timed trail run/walk promises to be a great time of friendly competition, a chance for some good physical exercise, and a great time for fellowship. Food will be available following the race so stay for dinner. The 5K in Caro will start promptly at 6 p.m. on August 12th, 2015 and will start and finish at the circle pavilion within Indianfields Park, Highway 81, Caro, MI. This is for all ages. Registration is $20 per person, however a family…

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    $20

    Medaling Monkey 5k

    August 12, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    John Ball Park
    1300 W Fulton St
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49504
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    Join us for the 2nd Annual Medaling Monkey 5k Walk/Run benefiting Special Olympics Michigan. Special Olympics Michigan provides sports training and competition for those with intellectual disabilities. There are nearly 20,000 athletes in the state of Michigan and over 1,000 in Kent and Barry County. Support our athletes by joining them in this 5k Walk/Run. The Medaling Monkey hopes to promote fun, fitness and inclusion for all ages and abilities! Pricing: 5K RUN WALK $25.00 1 Mile Run Walk $25.00

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  • Friday, 14th August, 2015

    2015 Marquette Trail 50 Kilometer TEAM RELAY and Kids 5K/1M

    August 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Noquemanon Trail Network
    Marquette, MI United States, 49855
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    Children and Families, TIME TO REGISTER for the Kids 5K or 1M Race.  This is a competitve (or do it for fun) 5 kilometer [3.1miles] and 1 mile race for Young Trail Runners. Family Members may run with their children. T-shirts promised for all who register early.  We have MORE age group awards this year!!!   $5, what a deal!  Adults may register as well.

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    Moonlight Bootlegger Ionia

    August 14, 2015 @ 9:05 pm - 11:00 pm
    Ionia State Recreational Area
    2738 W Riverside Drive
    Saranac, MI United States, 48881

    Time to take on your favorite trails by the light of the moon (and your headlamp). Once you make it through those challenging twists and turns, we’ll meet you at the finish line with cocktails made from handcrafted MI moonshine and a live bluegrass concert! August 14th, 9pm - http://bit.ly/1GUzf2Z

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  • Saturday, 15th August, 2015

    The Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon

    August 15, 2015 @ 12:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Noquemanon Trail Network
    Marquette, MI United States, 49855
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    Marquette 50 Ultramarathon Join us for the seventh edition of the Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon Race Weekend in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! The Marquette Trail 50 consists of a 50-kilometer and 50-mile event.  To add another challenge in 2015, a 100K event will start in the middle of the night.  The 100K has a special application process, as racers will need to prove their skills and talents. The course is mostly single-track, climbing the 4 peaks: Sugarloaf, Top-of-the-World, Bareback, and Hogsback.  All the…

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    Old Farts Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K

    August 15, 2015 @ 7:00 am
    Fallasburg Park
    1124 Fallasburg Road
    Lowell, MI United States, 49331
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    REMEMBER… that this is no ordinary everyday race… THIS IS THE OLD FARTS! This is the ultimate marathon challenge that will leave you shaking your head as you try to figure out and comprehend what you just went through…but as you drive away you will have a big smile on your face as you ponder on what you just accomplished…then try to figure out a plan as to how you will try to describe the course to your friends but…

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    Running Between the Vines

    August 15, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Sandhill Crane Vineyards
    4724 Walz Road
    Jackson, MI United States, 49201
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    Imagine a moment in life when all of your favorite things come together as one…friends, running, a beautiful course and a finish in the vineyards that includes, music, cheese and chocolate paired perfectly with … wine. Imagine no more! Join us in the naturally calming and stunning landscape of Sandhill Crane Vineyards just 20 miles west of Ann Arbor. The half marathon will take you from the vineyard to rolling dirt back roads shaded by a tunnel of trees. Much…

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    Churchill Classic Trail Run

    August 15, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
    North Central State Trail Trailhead
    Corner of Lincoln and Western
    Cheboygan, MI United States, 49721
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    The 11th Annual Churchill Classic takes place in Cheboygan, MI on the North Central State Trail.  All events are on flat, out and back.  1 mile, 5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon, techno chip timing by Everal Race Management, including the 1 mile. Proceeds to benefit the Boy Scouts of America Troop 1240.

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    GRAAHI, Rhythm Run/Walk, Bike Ride and Resource Fair

    August 15, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    Martin Luther King Park (MLK)
    900 Fuller S.E
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49506
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    GRAAHI Rhythm Run 5K will focus on healthy living, getting fit and enjoying the Michigan summer heat with the overall goal of raising awareness of the benefits of making the right healthy choices for YOU. 2015 is the year — your year — to be happy and get healthy. Join us for the 2015 Rhythm Run to enjoy a variety of health inspired activities including a Kid’s Fun Run, 5k walk/run, Bike Ride, health fair, light refreshments and a variety…

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    $20.00

    3 Disciplines Girls Best Friend Triathlon

    August 15, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Prairie View County Park
    899 E U Ave
    Vicksburg, MI United States, 49097
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    Another beautiful Kalamazoo county park, in Prairie View.  This venue is close to 10 yrs. old now, morphing into the women’s only GBF.  Located just south of Kalamazoo and just north of Vicksburg it is a perfect spot to host an all female event.  A nice small, clean, clear, calm lake swim with no houses, a flat all right turn bike course on smooth rural roads and a part cross country part paved path run course that will keep you…

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    Celebrate Youth 5K and Event

    August 15, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
    Celebrate Youth 5K Event
    The Ark, 990 West Kilgore
    Kalamazoo, MI United States, 49008

    Love to run . . . or walk . . . or simply be moving outdoors?  We have a perfect way for you to support The Ark Services for Youth while having a great time!  Make plans to join us on August 15, 2015 for the first annual Celebrate Youth 5K Event.  The Ark provides a continuum of services to runaway and homeless youth ages 10-21 and to youth and families in crisis (serving more than 400 youth each year)…

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    $25.00

    Celebrate Youth 5K and Event

    August 15, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
    Hackett Catholi Prep / The Ark Shelter
    990 West Kilgore
    Kalamazoo, MI United States, 49008

    Love to run . . . or walk . . . or simply be moving outdoors?  We have a perfect way for you to support The Ark Services for Youth while having a great time!  Make plans to join us on August 15, 2015 for the first annual Celebrate Youth 5K Event.  Proceeds will benefit our continuum of services to homeless youth right here in southwest Michigan. There will be lots of color — our volunteers will be literally covering…

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    $25.00

    LOL 5K

    August 15, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Texas Township Park
    6603 Texas Drive
    Kalamazoo, MI United States, 49009

    The LAUGH Out Loud 5k is a family friendly, community wide walk/run event. It is the first 5k to ever hit “The Corners”! This 5k will have you entertained and smiling, if not laughing while you take in the beautiful sights and energetic entertainment that will line the course. Walk, run, skip, scoot, jump, jog or “wog” – this race is for you!  For more information and to register, visit lol5k.net.

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    Heroes For A Home

    August 15, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Noordeloos Christian Reformed Church
    4055 112th Avenue
    Holland, MI United States, 49424

    Heroes for a Home is Super Hero themed 5K and Family/Kid Fun Run to raise awareness for the homeless youth population in our area.  The proceeds will go towards the construction of the Barnabas House. The races will take place on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Parking avilable at Noordoloos Church. The 5k race will begin on Ransom St (near Victory Point Church) and end on the Barnabas House Property. ***This will not be a timed race. Registration for the 5k…

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    Strides for Health

    August 15, 2015 @ 9:00 am
    Allegan General Hospital
    555 Linn Street
    Allegan, MI United States
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    The Strides for Health 5K Run/Walk is part of our commitment to maintain and improve the health of our community. It’s presented by the Allegan General Hospital Foundation, Allegan Public Schools’ Swimming and Diving Program, and the Allegan Tigershark Aquatic Club. Pricing: 5K Run (9:00:00 AM) $20.00 5K Walk (9:00:00 AM) $20.00 Kids’ Fun Run (9:45:00 AM) $5.00

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    Good Sam’s Wild Run

    August 15, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Ridge Point Community Church
    340 104th Ave
    Holland, MI United States, 49423

    Join us for the 1st Annual Good Sam’s Wild Run! Kids ages 4-13 will maneuver obstacles designed by local companies. KIDS WILL… -Get wet and muddy -Climb over, under and through exciting obstacles -Navigate the natural terrain of the Macatawa River Greenway System All proceeds go to the Faith in Youth (FIY) Partnership at Good Samaritan Ministries. The FIY Partnership recruits, trains, and supports AmeriCorps members who serve in local youth programs mentoring at-risk middle school students.

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    Glow in the Park Metro Detroit

    August 15, 2015 @ 8:45 pm - 11:00 pm
    Camp Dearborn
    1700 General Motors Road
    Milford, MI United States, 48380
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    The best way to light up the night! The ultimate party fun run! But most importantly, it’s the freakin’ awesome foam-pits-fluorescent-colors-blacklights-glowing-warpaint-dance-moves night you’ll never forget! YOU will light up the night as you run a 5k – no speed needed! Before the race, you and your friends will each get a goody bag of glow accessories and paint to adorn yourselves to the height of glowy fashion.  Now to brave the seas of foam (industrial machines spewing foam to the…

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  • Sunday, 16th August, 2015

    MSU Triathlon

    August 16, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Sleepy Hollow State Park
    7835 E Price Rd
    Laingsburg, MI United States, 48848
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    Race Day Information Please arrive early to ensure you have enough time to get your packet and setup in transition. Parking is easy and close to the transition area. We are providing several handicapped spots this year that will be clearly marked. Please be courteous to those who need them.   Race Day Schedule: Triathlon / Aquabike Olympic Transition Closes: 7:50am Wave 1 Olympic College Tri teams Red Cap 8:00:00 Wave 2 Olympic Male, Tri Relay, Aquabike male White Cap 8:05:00 Wave 3 Olympic…

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    55-150

    3 Disciplines Petoskey Triathlon

    August 16, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Unnamed Venue
    101 W. Lake St.
    Petoskey, MI United States, 49770
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    This event continues to be one of Michigan’s most beautiful venues and courses.  We have been in the beautiful city of Petoskey for close to ten years now.  Petoskey is another one of Michigan’s top tourist destinations.  With absolutely everything you could possibly want to do on a family vacation right at your fingertips.  The event is right downtown with the swim in the marina protected by a seawall.  The transition area is on the closed Bay street overlooking the…

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    Kids Adventure Challenge

    August 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Johnson Park
    2600 WILSON AVE
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49534
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    General Information: Gazelle Sports is excited to present the Kids’ Adventure Challenge @ the Park! Join us on August 16 to raise money for No Surrender Running Club. The NSRC serves youth that live in the Garfield Park neighborhood. Virtually 100 percent of youth participating in NSRC come from families that reside at or below the poverty line, with a majority of them living in female-headed households. This event is fun for all ages, requiring kids and adults to work…

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    Team of 2: $30, Team of 3: $45, Team of 4: $60, Team of 5: $75
  • Tuesday, 18th August, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    August 18, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Friday, 21st August, 2015

    History Walking Tour- Historic Holland

    August 21, 2015 @ 9:00 am
    Holland Museum
    31 West 10th St.
    Holland, MI United States, 49423

    Buildings help create a sense of place, distinguishing one town from another. Together, they provide the backdrop before which the life of the town plays out. Over time, buildings change with their owners and the needs of the community. Join Holland Museum and Gazelle Sports on historic walking tours through Holland and learn the fascinating stories behind these buildings and our town! Historic Holland (2 miles): Walk through parts of the Historic District and examine the history and architectural styles…

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    Free
  • Saturday, 22nd August, 2015

    West Michigan Runway 5K

    August 22, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 11:55 am
    West Michigan Regional Airport
    1581 South Washington Avenue
    Holland, MI United States, 49423

    This will be the 2nd Annual Runway 5K event. Please arrive a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the race start time of 8AM eastern time in order to ensure that you obtain your t-shirt, race bib and race packet. As a registered runner/walker you will receive a free pancake breakfast after the race. Your race bib will serve as your ticket for the breakfast so please hold on to it after the race. Race time is 8:00am, Saturday, August…

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    $30

    Three Rivers Triathlon/Duathlon

    August 22, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Three Rivers Michigan
    Corey Lake
    Three Rivers, MI United States, 49093
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    August 22 2015 is the Three Rivers Triathlon/ Duathlon celebrating 23 years in 2015. We offered an Olympic and Sprint Triathlon and a Duathlon. Swim is in Corey Lake  West of Three Rivers. Bike and Run are hilly with a little flat. Food is exquisite and volunteers are the best .

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    55.00 to 65.00

    Wings of Mercy Runway 5K

    August 22, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    West Michigan Regional Airport
    1581 South Washington Avenue
    Holland, MI United States, 49423

    This run is a part of the annual Wings of Mercy Care Affaire held at West Michigan Regional Airport on August 22nd. Come run the runway with us and enjoy a pancake breakfast on us after the race on us (your bib will serve as your breakfast ticket). Stay after breakfast to enjoy all the activities available including: • Airplane and Helicopter Rides available • Free Airplane flights for kids 8 – 17 (must have parent or responsible adult present…

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    $30

    Sayonara Summer 5k

    August 22, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Mayors Riverfront Park
    251 Mills St
    Kalamazoo, MI United States, 49048
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    Say sayonara to summer with the running and walking community of Kalamazoo! This fun run/walk will feature fun games and contests during and after the run, a 5K course along the scenic Kalamazoo River Valley Trail and finish with an after party at Homer Stryker Field! Enjoy music, contests, activities and brunch. Proceeds benefit the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission. Cost: $30 – 13 years and older (includes T-shirt) $10 – 12 years and younger (includes T-shirt) Free – 12 years and…

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    It’s Glow Time 5K

    August 22, 2015 @ 8:45 pm
    Calder Plaza
    Belknap Lookout
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49503
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    WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF A 5K WAS HELD IN A NIGHTCLUB? IT WOULD LOOK LIKE IT’S GLOW TIME! JOIN US FOR A 5K RUN/WALK WITH ONE OF THE BEST PARTY ATMOSPHERES AROUND. IT’S GLOW TIME 5K HAPPENS AT TWILIGHT, STARTING UNDER BLACK LIGHTS AND LASERS WITH A DJ PUMPING UP THE CROWD. ALONG THE RACE ROUTE THERE ARE PARTY ZONES, EACH WITH THEIR OWN MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT. PARTY ZONES ARE DESIGNED SO PARTICIPANTS WANTING TO STAY IN THE ZONE AND JAM…

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  • Sunday, 23rd August, 2015

    ISI MI Titanium Triathlon

    August 23, 2015 @ 7:00 am - August 24, 2015 @ 12:00 am
    Versluis Park
    Plainfield Township, MI United States, 49525
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    The main venue for the Mi Titanium is Versluis Park in Plainfield township. A 1.2 mile loop swim will be in Versluis Lake a very clean and clear lake that does not allow the use of gas motors. The Full Tri will be a double loop swim and the Half Tri will be a single loop. This is a spectator friendly swim. Transition is located in a large paved parking lot adjacent to the park. The Bike will leave the…

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    $125-$550

    3 Disciplines Ludington Lighthouse Triathlon

    August 23, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Downtown Ludington
    Ludington, MI United States, 49431
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    The original and best, another venue and event we have developed over a 10 year period becoming one of the west side of Michigan’s most popular events attracting athletes from 21 states as well ESPN, the Jeff Probst Show and Good Morning America all filming the incredible Team Maddy.  The event is right downtown in the protected port with the coast guard just off to the left and a mile of white sandy beach to the right and the lighthouse…

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  • Tuesday, 25th August, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    August 25, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Saturday, 29th August, 2015

    3 Disciplines South Beach Triathlon

    August 29, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    South Beach
    1555 Phoenix Rd
    South Haven, MI United States, 49090
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    When you are on the beach at South Haven on South Beach looking out over beautiful, crystal clear Lake Michigan it is easy to think Miami.  Miles of white sandy beach, a great little downtown with great stores and restaurants to visit.  The course will not disappoint with both bike and run courses taking you along lake michigan and back.  Both courses are flat and fast.  You will have one short climb up out of the south beach area.  …

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    Hastings Summerfest Run

    August 29, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Hastings Middle School
    232 W Grand St
    Hastings, MI United States, 49058
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    Fees:  $20 until Aug 14 2014 and $25 late registration

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    Eat Dirt Mud Run

    August 29, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Kentwood Community Church
    1200 60th St SE
    Kentwood, MI United States, 49508
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    The Hard Cider Run

    August 29, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Sietsema Orchards
    8540 2 Mile Rd.
    Ada, MI United States, 49301
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    Participants will enjoy a scenic course covering the grounds of Sietsema Orchards. Dash down orchard rows, meander through the woods, and see first hand where the hard cider comes from. NOTE: There are two race times, 10 am and 4 pm. REGISTRATION FEES Prices increase as the race nears, so register early! $35 (Dec. 1 – May 30) $40 (May 31 – Aug.14) $45 (Aug. 15- Aug. 25) Online registration closes on August 26 at 12AM EST Race Day registration…

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  • Tuesday, 1st September, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    September 1, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Saturday, 5th September, 2015

    Touched by Adoption 5k

    September 5, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Bogue Flats Recreation Area
    N Water St
    Portland, MI United States, 48875
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    Please help to support Adoption Associates, Inc., a Michigan-based adoption agency. Our mission is to unite forever families, both internationally and within the United States. Course: Start and finish at the Bogue Flats Recreational Area (near the softball fields). Scenic 3.1 miles through the Portland Trails. Events for this Race: 5k Run/Walk Start Time: 9:30am EDT Price: $25.00 Race Fee Price increases to $30.00 after August 21, 2015 @ 11:59pm EDT. SignUp Kids Fun Run Start Time: 9:00am EDT Price: $0.00 Race Fee Registration ends September 2, 2015 @ 11:59pm EDT

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  • Monday, 7th September, 2015

    Hart Healthy 5K and Bridge Walk

    September 7, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Hart Main Street
    49 State St.
    Hart, MI United States, 49420

    All of our events begin in front of the Hart Main Street Office in downtown Hart, Michigan. Hart is a small, beautifully historic town in northwestern Michigan about 10 miles east of Lake Michigan. If you’re using GPS, you may use our address: 49 South State Street, Hart, Michigan 49420. 5K Run/Walk The race begins with a nice downhill run towards the first bridge over Hart Lake. As hills generally do, this one next goes up, and into a newer…

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    $25.00

    Honey Creek Duathlon

    September 7, 2015 @ 9:30 pm
    Honey Creek Inn
    8025 Cannonsburg Rd NE.
    Cannonsburg, MI United States, 49317

    A short run bike run. A 2.5k run followed by a  22k bike, finishing with a 5k-ish run. Great for seasoned athletes or first timers. Post race family friendly party with local breweries. Race starts at 9:30. Kids race at 11:45. The party will start with the first keg tapping at 11am followed with food at 12noon. Stick around for awards and random prize drawings at 12:30pm and live music. See website for details. http://honeycreekduathlon.com

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  • Tuesday, 8th September, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    September 8, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Friday, 11th September, 2015

    Run Woodstock

    September 11, 2015 @ 3:55 pm - September 13, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
    Hell Creek Ranch
    10866 Cedar Lake Rd
    Pinckney, MI United States, 48169
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    An event filled week­end but lots of time to mel­low, med­i­tate and make out. Entry into any Sat­urday morn­ing run/​walk event or week­end pass gets you entry into all the week­end laid back runs, hip­pie hikes, music, yoga and non­sense!    

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  • Saturday, 12th September, 2015

    Peacock Strut 5k/10k

    September 12, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Celery Flats Park
    Portage, MI, MI United States, 49024

    About This Event Fun, Fitness, Support Your Community! Proceeds from the event help to support PCC, a private non-profit community center providing human services to Portage residents. Location All events take place at the Celery Flats/Historical Area located on Garden Lane (between S. Westnedge & Lovers Lane). All entrants, as well as Friday late registrations, check in at the Grain Elevator Awards & Age Divisions Awards will be presented three deep in each five-year age category from ages 15 through…

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    $27

    Rhoades McKee Reeds Lake Triathlon/Duathlon/AquaBike

    September 12, 2015 @ 7:10 am - 11:00 am
    East Grand Rapids
    750 Lakeside Dr SE
    East Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49506

    About the Triathlon / Duathlon /AquaBike Date:         Saturday, September 12, 2015 Time:         7:10 a.m. (first wave in the water and start of duathlon/aquabike) Location:    John Collins Park Course Distances Triathlon:  Duathlon: AquaBike:   Swim .5 miles  Run 2 miles  Swim .5 miles  Bike 17.2 miles  Bike 18.84 miles  Bike 18.84 miles  Run 4 miles  Run 4 miles Age Divisions The following are the age divisions for men and women: 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74 and 75…

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    $70 for Triathlon

    Holland Haven Marathon

    September 12, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
    CrossFit Soaring Ledge
    76 S River Ave
    Holland, MI United States, 49423
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    The Holland Haven Marathon is a unique event which traverses the shores of Lake Michigan.  Runners will experience the beautiful lake shore as they travel from Grand Haven to Holland.  The full marathon begins at Rosy Mound Elementary School on Lakeshore Drive.  This point-to-point marathon follows Lakeshore Drive past summer cottages and over majestic hills right into downtown Holland.  The early September weekend allows for mild weather and a last chance to qualify for the Boston Marathon.  Boston qualifying hopefuls…

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    $95

    Run for Your Heart Community Races

    September 12, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
    1015 S. Washington
    1015 S. Washington
    Saginaw, MI United States, 48601
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    Join us for the 8th Annual Pulse3 Foundation Run for Your Heart Community Races on Saturday, September 12, 2015 and fight the #1 killer in our region – heart disease. All racers receive a tech shirt and a finisher medal. Balloon launch in memory/honor of those touched by heart disease USATF-certified Half Marathon Free 1 Mile-ish Fun Run 10K Run 5K Run and Walk Free Tot Trot Race Day Health & Fun Fair  

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    3 Disciplines Festival of Races

    September 12, 2015 @ 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
    Tawas Bay
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    E Tawas, MI United States
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    Beautiful Lake Huron port town of East Tawas hosts our Festival of Races.  The jewel of the east side of Michigan’s coastal tourist destinations is perfect for one of the countries best Half Ironman distance events.  Plenty of shopping and restaurants await you on Newman street which will be transformed into Triathlon central as the Festival of Races takes over the street.  With the finish on the first block and transition area on the second perfect to keep friends, family…

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    re:TH!NK Addiction Run/Walk

    September 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Solutions Recovery Club
    621 Evans St
    Oshkosh, WI United States, 54901

    The Winnebago County Heroin Task Force and the local communities have come together to address the issue of substance abuse in the county. The Rethink Addiction Run/Walk will raise community awareness and money for prevention programs. To bring awareness and raise money there will be an open house and silent auction to follow at Solutions Recovery Club.

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    25 for Adults, 35 day of, 15 for ages 12 & under, 15 for teams

    Kazoo Area Foot Chase

    September 12, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    The Crossroads Mall
    6650 S Westnedge Ave
    Portage, MI United States, 49024
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    The KAZOO AREA FOOT CHASE is a 3.5-mile adventure run patterned after a police foot chase in pursuit of a fleeing suspect. The unconventional course includes fences, fields, business districts, school grounds, neighborhoods, and even buildings before reaching the finish line. “Witnesses” located along the route give the only clues where to go next. The course is not certified, but is timed. Awards to the top 2 times in each age category (male/female). Door prizes are awarded to runners who…

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    Mackinac Island Eight Mile Road Race

    September 12, 2015 @ 9:30 am
    Mission Point Resort
    6633 Main Street
    Mackinac Island, MI United States, 49757

    Join us for the 45th running of this exciting, summer-ending event. You will experience Mackinac Island in one of the oldest and most scenic races in Michigan. The Island is a unique destination that can only be reached by ferry. Step back in time to a bygone era where travel is done by foot, bicycle, carriage or horse. With over 2,500 runners and walkers, this is definitely a race you and your family will never forget!

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    The RX Run

    September 12, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
    The Well Being
    1118 Front Ave. NW
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49504

    This unique and fun all-day event gives people the widest variety of events to choose from, more than any other event in the area.  You can walk or run one lap.  You can run a 5K, a 10K, a 25K, or simply try to walk or run for as long as you can that day.  If you are truly looking for a challenge, you can participate in the area’s only urban Ultra-Marathon and run for twelve straight hours!  You can start…

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  • Sunday, 13th September, 2015

    Embrace Life 5k

    September 13, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    St. Mary Mercy Livonia
    36475 Five Mile Road
    Livonia , MI United States, 48154
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    St. Mary Mercy Livonia will host its 9th Annual Embrace Life 5K run/walk for cancer on Sunday, September 13 at 9 a.m. More than 800 people participated in last year’s 5K, raising more than $40,000. Proceeds support Cancer Services at St. Mary Mercy Hospital. When: Sunday, September 13 Time: 9 a.m. Where: St. Mary Mercy Livonia (36475 Five Mile Road, Livonia) The Embrace Life 5K run/walk is for cancer awareness. It is a celebration of life for cancer survivors, for those who have cancer…

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    25 through August 29th, $30 starting August 30th

    Baker Woods Challenge

    September 13, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Baker Woods
    E baker Woods
    Hesperia , MI United States, 49421
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    WHAT: 5k Trail Race and Kid’s Fun Run When: September 13, 2015 at 11:00 am Where: Baker Woods- Hesperia High School XC Course; just north of  Hesperia, MI Course Description: 5k  Hilly, Well marked, Two-Looped Trail Race; Kid’s Run Flat unpaved loop Awards? Of course! Top Five Overall Male and Overall Female Finishers; Awards to All Kid’s Run Finishers. Really, though everyone is a winner when raiseing money for cancer. WHY: To Raise Money for The Luekemia and Lyphoma  Soceity.…

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    $15.00
  • Tuesday, 15th September, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    September 15, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Saturday, 19th September, 2015

    Little Traverse Half Marathon and 10K

    September 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Outfitter of Harbor Springs
    153 E. Main St.
    Harbor Springs, MI United States, 49740

    Join us Saturday September 19, 2015 for the Little Traverse Half Marathon and 10K Run/Walk for a unique point-to-point run around Little Traverse Bay. This well-organized race offers a flat, fast course along the shoreline with incredible views of Lake Michigan. Add great volunteer support and a finish line done in small town style at the waterfront in Harbor Springs for a “must do” race experience!

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    Books for Kids! Sunrise Rotary 5k/10k Pumpkin Race

    September 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    Harbor Shores – Renaissance Athletic Center
    501 Graham Avenue
    Benton Harbor, MI United States, 49022
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    Races along the Harbor Shores Golf Course and the Paw Paw River; take the 10K to include the beautiful Lake Michigan beaches and dunes!  All proceeds go to the Benton Harbor Sunrise Rotary to provide books for kids in Benton Harbor.

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    15.00-30.00

    Susan G Komen Race for the Cure

    September 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Ah-Nab-Awen Park
    220 Front Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49504
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    Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer ever created. The event raises significant funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. This Race is unique in the fact that 100% of the net proceeds are allocated to our mission. 75 percent of the net income stays in our community to help fund…

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    Porcupine Mountains Trail Marathon

    September 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
    33303 Headquarters Road
    Silver City, MI United States, 49953

    The Porcupine Mountains are one of the largest tracts of wilderness east of the Mississippi River.  The Porcupine Mts overlook Lake Superior, the largest fresh water lake on Earth.  The coastline is remote and rugged.  The marathon course includes some of the most remarkable single track in the midwest and takes runners past tranquil and remote Mirror Lake and along the classic Escarpment Trail where you can almost reach out  and touch soaring hawks as you overlook Lake of the…

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    Miles for Memories

    September 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    Downtown Battle Creek
    Downtown Battle Creek
    Battle Creek, MI United States, 49015

    Join us to help change the face of Alzheimer’s disease in South Central Michigan. This event includes a 5K timed event as well as a community awareness stroll in downtown Battle Creek. Runners will receive a T-shirt as part of their registration if signed up by September 4, 2015. Dollars raised as part of this event supports local programming and research. Look for the map of the race coming soon.

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    $30

    Super Eagle 5k and Family Fun Run

    September 19, 2015 @ 8:30 am
    Gainey Athletic Complex
    1661 East Paris SE
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49546
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    The Super Eagle 5k is an event for everyone!  It is a SUPER HERO themed race to support Grand Rapids Christian Middle School PTO and iXplore week.  You may come dressed up like a super hero or just come in your regular running clothes.  Run the Gainey 5k course that GRCS High School Cross Country uses in their competitions.

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    Salmon Run 5K

    September 19, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
    Mary A White Elementary School
    1400 Wisconsin Ave.
    Grand Haven, MI United States, 49417

    This is the 2nd year for the new Salmon Run 5K! It is associated with the Grand Haven Salmon Festival. We are excited to continue the “Green” theme of the overall festival and make the Salmon Run a zero-waste-to-landfill event. The Salmon Run course is challenging with varied terrain, and offers the beautiful scenery of Lake Michigan and Grand Haven. The course will start at the corner of Taylor and Sheldon move north to Howard Street, where you will head…

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    $30.00

    Grand Haven Salmon Fest 5K

    September 19, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Mary A. White Elementary School
    1400 Wisconsin Avenue
    Grand Haven, MI United States, 49417

    This is the 2nd year for the new Salmon Run 5K! It is associated with the Grand Haven Salmon Festival. We are excited to continue the “Green” theme of the overall festival and make the Salmon Run a zero-waste-to-landfill event. The Salmon Run course is challenging with varied terrain, and offers the beautiful scenery of Lake Michigan and Grand Haven. The course will start at the corner of Taylor and Sheldon move north to Howard Street, where you will head…

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    Alive and Running VA 5K

    September 19, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Battle Creek VA Medical Center
    5500 Armstrong Road
    Battle Creek, MI United States, 49037

    The third annual Alive and Running VA 5K is a 5K Fun Run/Walk sponsored by the Suicide Prevention Program and the VA Employees Association (VAEA) at the Battle Creek VA. This event is designed to raise awareness to the growing problem of suicide within the Military and Veteran populations. The course is located on the campus of the Battle Creek VA Medical Center.

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    15 through May 31 - $20 June 1 - September 18 - $30 Race Day

    Run for Recovery

    September 19, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Centenial Park
    239 S. River
    Holland, MI United States, 49423

    Join Lakeshore Clubhouse for our first annual Run for Recovery!  One in four adults experience mental illness in a given year.One in 17 live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder.  Individuals living with serious mental illness face an increased risk of having chronic medical conditions. Adults living with serious mental illness die on average 25 years earlier than other Americans, largely due to treatable medical conditions.  We want to see these numbers change! …

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    $25

    Chasing the Cure for Ovarian Cancer

    September 19, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Doyle Community Center
    310 N. Franks Ave.
    Sturgis, MI, MI United States, 49091
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    This event is dedicated to Joan Dykstra who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2008. In 2015, we’re excited to partner with another non profit organization right here in Michigan! The Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MIOCA) promotes saving women’s lives through the early detection of ovarian cancer and improved treatment outcomes. In addition to community outreach and education, MIOCA provides advocacy, resources and support throughout Michigan.  We’re looking forward to making a big impact in ovarian cancer advocacy here in…

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    Dirt in the Skirt 5K

    September 19, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Stokes Homestead Farm Market
    13988 CR 215
    Grand Junction, MI United States, 49056

    Hike up your tutus & hit the trail! This 5K run/walk event will put you smack in the middle of nature as you run the rows and climb the hills around our orchards. Our orchard run will test your strength with hay bale obstacles & tractor tire pits. We’re going to have some fun too! We’re challenging all runners to flaunt a tutu or skirt during the run! For every runner that wears a tutu or skirt, we’ll donate an…

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    $25.00
  • Sunday, 20th September, 2015

    Bridge Run 10 Mile & 5k

    September 20, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Rosa Parks Circle
    135 Monroe Center Street Northwest
    Grand , MI United States, 49503

    First time participating in a 5K or 10 Mile Race?  Not a problem, this year we will focus on helping you reach your goals with free training programs and advice!  For those looking towards a fall half marathon or marathon, the Lake Michigan Credit Union Bridge Run is timed in the training calendar to help you build speed & endurance.  For the speedsters, we offer a cash prize for the 5K & 10 Mile Run.  There truly is something for…

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    $45 for the 10 Mile Run, $30 for the 5K Run/Walk

    Let’s Move Day Family Fun Run and 5K

    September 20, 2015 @ 8:10 am - 9:30 am
    Grand Haven Adventist Church
    15051 177th
    Grand Haven, MI United States, 49417

    Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled. Nearly one in three children in America is overweight or obese. A child who is obese at the ages of 10-13 has an 80% chance of obesity as an adult. The Health Ministries team at the Grand Haven Seventh-day Adventist church is passionate about bringing awareness to, and educating about how to live healthfully and happily. This special event is designed to engage our community (especially our families…

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    $30.00

    Recovery Fest 5k

    September 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Centennial Park
    2828 Kraft Ave SE #186
    Holland, MI United States, 49512
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  • Tuesday, 22nd September, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    September 22, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Thursday, 24th September, 2015

    Run4Reading 5K run/walk

    September 24, 2015 @ 6:15 pm
    Millennium Park
    1415 Maynard Ave SW
    Walker, MI United States, 49534-7022
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  • Saturday, 26th September, 2015

    Dances with Dirt Hell

    September 26, 2015 @ 6:15 am - 5:00 pm
    Pinckney State Park
    8555 Silver Hill Rd
    Hell, MI United States
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    The Dirt Crew just can’t wait until September to drag your butt through Hell! This race will keep you wondering … what was I thinking! 2015 Pricing 50K Ultra 50M Ultra Thru Aug 17 $64 $79 Aug 18 thru Noon Sept 23 $79 $95 Race Weekend, Sept 25-26 $100 $110    

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    Holland Hospital Park2Park 1/2 Marathon & 5K

    September 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
    Ottawa County Fairgrounds
    1286 Ottawa Beach Road
    Holland, MI United States, 49424

    Join us for the 11th annual Park2Park 1/2 marathon & 5K in Holland, Michigan.  Enjoy scenic fall views of Lake Macatawa at either running length.  The 1/2 marathon includes a loop at the Holland State Park for a view of Big Red and follows Lakeshore Drive north.  Delight in earning your meatballs at the finish!  Both events raise funds for Neighbors Plus, a nonprofit with “educating, guiding and caring” programs for kids, young people and adults.  Register online via the Park2Park webpage.

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    $25-$65

    Super Hero 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run

    September 26, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
    Tobey Elementary School
    8551 E. Long Lake Dr
    Scotts, MI United States, 49088

    This family-friendly 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run is sponsored by the Tobey Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization.  We are promoting fun and fitness in this Super Hero themed event.  The course starts and ends at Tobey Elementary in Scotts, Michigan.  We will have awards for the top three in each age group as well as overall male and female winner.  We will also have some nice raffle prizes at the end of the event.  Hope that you can join us!  All proceeds…

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    Super Hero 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run

    September 26, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
    Tobey Elementary School
    8551 E. Long Lake Drive
    Scotts, MI United States, 49088

    This 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run is sponsored by the Tobey Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization to promote fun and fitness.  The Fun Run will be about a 1/2 mile track run that starts at 8:30am; all participants will receive a prize.  The 5K Run kicks off at 9am with awards to the top three in each age group as well as overall male and female finishers.  Join us after the race for snacks, drinks, and prize raffles.  Hope to see you…

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    Lace Up 4 Kids 5K Run/Walk

    September 26, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Fifth Third Ball Park
    4500 West River Drive
    Comstock Park, MI United States, 49321

    Please join us on Saturday, September 26th at Fifth Third Ballpark for our third annual certified and chipped 5K benefit run. We will be hosting a free Health and Wellness Expo starting at 8am where local area businesses will be participating. The race will then start at 9am. After the race the expo will continue and we will be drawing race/bib numbers for door prizes. 5K Adult Run/Walk $25.00 5k Youth (12 & Under) $15.00 200M,100M &50M Velco Dash (12…

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    GRAND RIVER RUN 8K, 5K & 2K

    September 26, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Roselle Park
    1010 Grand River Drive NE
    Ada, MI United States, 49301
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    ADA TOWNSHIP PARKS & RECREATION PRESENTS: THE 4TH ANNUAL GRAND RIVER RUN The 2015 Grand River Run is a professionally-timed hybrid 8K trail race and a paved 5K trail race, plus a non-timed 2K family fun run and walk event. The race is held along with the Roselle Park River Festival as a means to support the free family-friendly festival held annually at Roselle Park in Ada Township. About the 8K: The 8K is a chip-timed trail race geared toward…

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    Faith Community Church 3rd Annual 5K

    September 26, 2015 @ 9:30 am
    Island Park
    331 N. Main St.
    Mt. Pleasant, MI United States, 48858

    The mission of Faith Community’s Wellness Project is to improve the health of individuals within our community by providing opportunities to be physicially active, increasing health awareness and providing support services to reinforce continued healthy choices. Proceeds from our third annual 5K will help to fund our Wellness Project in Mt. Pleasant, MI. Please visit http://faithcommunity.tv/ to learn more about FCC or like our Wellness Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FCCWellness for updates on our Wellness Project as we go! TEXT TO GIVE – For easy…

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    25 +$2.50 Registation Fee

    Ultimate, Extreme, Ultra .1K

    September 26, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Hospice Care of SW Michigan
    222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100
    Kalamazoo, MI United States, 49007
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    At Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, we know that attending to the end of life is just as important as nurturing the beginning. Since 1981, we have been guiding and supporting individuals and their caregivers as they cope with illness, aging, dying, and loss, by providing compassionate medical, emotional, spiritual, and personal care. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure the best quality of life possible for our clients and their caregivers. Your participation in our .1K will help Hospice…

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    $25.00

    Independent Bank Blue Blaze Trail Run

    September 26, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    White Cloud City Campground
    620 E. Wilcox
    White Cloud, MI United States, 49349

    The Independent Bank Blue Blaze Trail Run takes you through Michigan’s Manistee National Forest’s scenic North Country Trail! There are plenty of hills for the masochists who love them, but not so many that it’s silly. The footing is usually excellent, but there are areas where your ankles will thank you for slowing down and watch for roots. Patches of sand will slow things down, but much of the course is pleasantly-packed dirt. However, THIS IS NOT A ROAD RACE. The terrain…

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  • Sunday, 27th September, 2015

    Hungerford Games

    September 27, 2015 @ 7:35 am - 5:00 pm
    Michigan’s Manistee National Forest
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    Big Rapids, MI United States
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    The Hungerford Games takes you on a trail run through Michigan’s Manistee National Forest. A small field reduces our environmental impact, but means that spots are limited. Only 350 runners will be able to say they experienced The Hungerford Games. Beautiful fall colors Challenging trails Hand-crafted, wooden medals Unique carved trophies Small field sizes and personal attention Half Marathon, Marathon, and 50-Mile Ultramarathon Our goal: to give you the world’s most perfect little trail race! Times: The ultramarathon kicks off…

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    Climate Ride Midwest

    September 27, 2015 @ 8:15 am - September 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
    TBA
    TBA
    Grand Rapids, MI United States
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    Climate Ride Midwest spans three states and connects two vibrant cities, while exploring some of the best cycling in the country. From the exciting trip start in Grand Rapids, MI – one of Bicycling Magazine’s Top 50 Bike-Friendly Cities, home to the world’s largest art competition, and known as the “Beer City” due to its many craft breweries – to the triumphant arrival in Chicago, the new Climate Ride Midwest will challenge, inspire, and surprise you as you pedal and…

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    Bronson Children’s Hospital Walk & Run

    September 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Bronson Methodist Hospital
    601 John St.
    Kalamazoo, MI United States, 49007

    Join us on Sunday, September 27 for the Bronson Children’s Hospital 5k Walk & Run, benefiting Bronson Children’s Hospital. The event begins at 11am with the Run & Walk starting at 1:00 p.m. at the parking lot at the corner of John and Lovell streets on Bronson Methodist Hospital’s North Campus. Registration Cost: Adult Runners and Walkers (age 18 and over): $25 Youth Runners and Walkers (ages 6-17): $15 Child Runners and Walkers (age 5 and under): $10 (Includes t-shirt)…

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  • Tuesday, 29th September, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    September 29, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Thursday, 1st October, 2015

    School Nurse Run 5k

    October 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Holland High School
    600 VanRaalte Ave
    Holland , MI United States, 49423

    Holland Hospital invites you and your student(s) to join our School Nurse 5k Run/Walk. This is a fun, noncompetitive family-oriented event! Students can enter for FREE by completing the activity training card envelope (can be picked up at schools). Completed training card envelpoes must be returned by September 18th to guarantee a shirt. Children 12 and under must be accompanied on the 5k route by an adult. This is not a closed route. (The fee is waivered for an adult…

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    $15
  • Saturday, 3rd October, 2015

    Franciscan Rhythms 5K Trail Run/Walk

    October 3, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Franciscan Life Process Center
    11650 Downes Street
    Lowell, MI United States, 49331

    The Franciscan Life Process Center is hosting the first annual Franciscan Rhythms 5K Trail Run/Walk at our Lowell Campus. We have enlisted the help of Groove City Events with the hope that this trail run will help us make new friends and replenish our Music Therapy Scholarship fund. Trail runners/walkers will enjoy: live music along the trail and at the finish line Franciscan stew and fresh bread when they finish a photobooth unique awards t-shirt Registration fee is $25 through September…

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    Park It and Run!

    October 3, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
    Independence Lake County Park
    3200 Jennings Road
    Whitmore Lake, MI United States, 48189

    Come support your local county parks by registering for the Park It and Run! 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Kids’ Run/Walk!  The 5K and 1 mile courses are perfect for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced runner/walker!  The course is set in beautiful Independence Lake County Park.  Registration starts March 1st and runs through October 3rd.  Special early bird registration prices for those who register by September 13th.  Vehicle admission to Independence Lake County Park required ($5/residents of Washtenaw County, $9/non-residents…

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    $20

    25th Anniversary Oakwood Red October Run

    October 3, 2015 @ 9:50 am - 12:00 pm
    Oakwood Hospital Wayne
    33155 Annapolis St.
    Wayne, MI United States, 48070
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    Don’t miss the 25th anniversary running of one of fall’s finest! Highlights include flat, certified 10K & 5K courses; B-tag timing; sharp shirts; finisher medals for 10K/5K runners & walkers; separate starts & award structures for running & walking events; a free kids mile; outstanding “Octoberfeast” refreshments; an awesome prize drawing; kids art activity & more fun TBA!

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    2nd Annual Zombie Fun Run To End Domestic Violence

    October 3, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Van Buren County Human Services Parking Lot
    801 Hazen ST
    Paw Paw, MI United States, 49079
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    A 3.6 mile fun run around scenic Maple Lake in Paw Paw, Mi.  This event invites all to come dressed as a zombie or other creature and run to support Van Buren County’s Domestic Violence Coalition.  This is a non-profit that provides Free services to victims of sexual and domestic violence.  There will be prizes for costumes, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in men, women, and children and ribbons for all!  In addition, if you register before September 11, 2015,…

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    $25.00
  • Sunday, 4th October, 2015

    3rd Annual Pistons Fit 5K

    October 4, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    DTE Energy Music Theatre
    7774 Sashabaw Road
    Clarkston , MI United States, 48348

    Have fun while you get FIT at the Pistons Fit 5k – a scenic trail run on the DTE Energy Music Theatre grounds. The 5k will feature appearances from our Pistons Entertainment teams and music from two of our top Pistons DJs. In addition, all participants will receive a ticket to a 2015-16 Pistons home game. Event Includes: Challenging course with various terrains Appearances from our Detroit Pistons Entertainment teams and mascot Hooper Music provided by our top Pistons DJs…

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    $30 before August 3 $35 before October 3 $40 on race day

    3rd Annual Pistons Fit 5K

    October 4, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    DTE Energy Music Theatre
    7774 Sashabaw Road
    Clarkston, MI United States

    Have fun while you get FIT at the Pistons Fit 5k – a scenic trail run on the DTE Energy Music Theatre grounds. The 5k will feature appearances from our Pistons Entertainment teams and music from two of our top Pistons DJs. In addition, all participants will receive a ticket to a 2015-16 Pistons home game. Event Includes: Challenging course with various terrains Appearances from our Detroit Pistons Entertainment teams and mascot Hooper Music provided by our top Pistons DJs…

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    $30 before August 3 $35 before October 3 $40 on race day
  • Tuesday, 6th October, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    October 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Saturday, 10th October, 2015

    Holland Community Sprint Triathlon

    October 10, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Holland Community Aquatic Center
    550 Maple Avenue
    Holland, MI United States, 49423
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    Join us for the first annual Holland Community Spirnt Triathlon! All abilities from beginner to elite are welcome! The swim will be 500 yards in the HCAC pool, the bike will be approx. 12 miles (4 loops) and the run will be approx. 3 miles (3 loops) on the streets in the HCAC neighborhood. We hope you’ll join us for this family-friendly event. Spectators are welcome and encouraged! Link to relay team registration: http://bit.ly/1M6Z1F3 Link to individual registration: http://bit.ly/1ES5OfC

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    $50 Until 7/1/15. $60 until 10-9-15. Relay $75.

    Glory Days XC 5K

    October 10, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 9:00 am
    Portage West Middle School
    7145 Moorsbridge Rd.
    Portage, MI United States, 49024

    The Glory Days XC 5K is a unique event included as part of the Portage Invite. It is designed to give back to Portage Invite athletes by attracting XC enthusiasts and former XC athletes as participants. Proceeds from the event help to support the Portage Invite Scholarship and Portage XC teams.

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    15.00 pre-registration/20.00 onsite registration

    Bee Brave 5K Run/Walk

    October 10, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Catamount Farms Polo Field
    6195 Buttrick Ave., SE
    Alto, MI United States, 49302

    Bee Brave is a family friendly 5k run/walk event held near Caledonia.  It is a country course with some paved rroads and some gravel roads.  The participants finish the run/walk circling the Polo Field. In our 8 years we have raised more than $216,000 for breast cancer research.  97% of the money is used for research through the Mary Kay Foundation!  Your registration and race day profits go directly to the cause, thanks to our generous sponsors!

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    $25.00

    Michigan Adventure Race: ArtPrize Edition

    October 10, 2015 @ 9:00 am
    Ah-Nab-Awen Park
    220 Front ST NW
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49504

    Part bike race, part running race and part Amazing Race, the ArtPrize Edition is to our knowledge the only sporting event that incorporates a world-class art festival. Two-person teams will head out from Ah-Nab-Awen Park and mountain bike or run to checkpoints pre-marked on a map, collecting as many points as they can within four hours. They’ll encounter Amazing Race-like challenges, many involving some aspect of art and ArtPrize, in popular downtown exhibits as well as out-of-the-way venues. Includes tech…

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    $70-$77 per person. Two person teams.
  • Tuesday, 13th October, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    October 13, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Saturday, 17th October, 2015

    RUN THRU THE RAPIDS 5K & 10K

    October 17, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    David D. Hunting YMCA
    475 Lake Michigan Drive
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49504
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    REGISTER FOR THE RUN THRU THE RAPIDS 5K & 10K THRU SEPTEMBER 30, 2015: $33 SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 17, 2015: $38 The Run Thru The Rapids is the oldest race in Michigan.  Put on by the YMCA Service Club (formerly the Ys Men) it was originally the Grand Valley Marathon.  It later became the Run Thru Apple Country before moving to the new David D. Hunting YMCA in 2005 and becoming the Run Thru The Rapids. NOTE:  All proceeds…

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    Children’s Rescue Race 2015

    October 17, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
    Grand Valley State University-Allendale Campus
    1 N. Campus Dr.
    Allendale, MI United States, 49401

    Come run or walk to help rescue and protect children in Ghana. All race proceeds will support children in Ghana who are victims or at risk of exploitive child labor. Challenging Heights has rescued over 1,400 children from slavery, however, there are still more than 21,000 kids working long hours in hazardous conditions, with no access to education, and suffering from the worst forms of emotional and physical abuse. Help us help them! Not only will your participation go towards…

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    $30
  • Sunday, 18th October, 2015

    GR Marathon

    October 18, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
    David D. Hunting YMCA
    475 Lake Michigan Drive
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49534
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      Marathon/Wheelchair Half Marathon Relay January 1 – May 15, 2015 $104.00 $93.00 $225.00 May 16 – August 15, 2015 $114.00 $103.00 $245.00 August 16 – September 30, 2015 $124.00 $113.00 $265.00 October 1 – October 15, 2015 (online reg. close) $134.00 $123.00 $285.00 At Expo (if not filled) $140.00 $130.00 NA Registration Limits: Marathon: 2,500 Half Marathon: 2,500 Teams: 150 Race weekend registration available ONLY if we haven’t exceeded our registration limits! NOTE TO TEAMS: If you use the mail-in…

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  • Tuesday, 20th October, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    October 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Saturday, 24th October, 2015

    Zombie Dash

    October 24, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Ah-Nab-Awen Park
    220 Front Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49504
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    MISSION You are part of a small band of survivors on a scouting mission. Your team’s mission is to scout the urban quarantine area under the cover of darkness. Avoid the ravenous zombie hordes roaming the night and make it back to safety. If you are a runner or zombie who just found out about the event and desperately want to get in, sign up early! We ran out of room for zombies in 2014 and and runner registration closed…

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    Sunrise Zombie Run

    October 24, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Comstock High School
    2107 North 26th St
    Kalamazoo, MI United States, 49048

    2nd annual 5k trail run to benefit youth programs in Kalamazoo County.  This run is hosted by Sunrise Kiwanis which is a local non-profit that has been donating to local youth programs for over twenty years. Refreshments will be served, and medals for top finishers in each age group.  Follow on our Facebook page as details emerge for this years run.

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    Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run

    October 24, 2015 @ 11:30 am
    Mission Point Resort
    6633 Main Street
    Mackinac Island, MI United States, 49757

    This year marks the 20th running of one of the most scenic trail events in the state. We have a capacity of 3,500 participants running and walking the inside trails of Mackinac Island during the last open weekend of the season. All who register will enjoy special race features – commemorative medals, a race shirt in Great Turtle fashion, special Halloween events for adults and kids, great end-of-season sales – plus the beauty of late fall on the Island.

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    The Zombie Dash 5K

    October 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    An-Nab-Awan Park
    220 Front Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49504

    Run a 5K on post-apocalyptic streets and paths.  Race against darkness.  Dodge the zombies and keep your “flag football” life strips to avoid infection and stay alive (time bonus).

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    39-45
  • Tuesday, 27th October, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    October 27, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Saturday, 31st October, 2015

    Alger Heights 5k

    October 31, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Alger Middle School
    921 Alger
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49507
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    5K Race Information 9:05am Start Time Our course is USTAF certified and runs through the diverse Alger Heights neighborhood. The 2014 race will take place on Saturday, October 25,  so we ask all participants to be registered by October 20 to guarantee a race T-shirt. All 5K participants are DTag timed by Classic Race Management. Strollers and Joggers are allowed, however at the starting line, please line up behind those without.  Dogs, bikes, roller blades, skateboards are prohibited. Awards are given for the…

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  • Tuesday, 3rd November, 2015

    Rapid Herd

    November 3, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Want to run faster? We meet for one hour with the goal of improving your speed.  Meets at the downtown YMCA.

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  • Saturday, 7th November, 2015

    Steve’s “Raider Stomp”

    November 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Decatur High School
    110 Cedar St.
    Decatur, MI United States, 49045

    5k walk, 5k run, 10k run in Decatur. All proceeds benefit the Raider track and cross country programs along with scholarships to deserving Raider seniors.

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    $22.00 Online, $25.00 Mail-In / Drop Off, $30.00 Race Day, $60.00 Family Pack Up To 4 Immediate Family Members

    Hideous Holiday Sweater Run

    November 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Kensington Metropark
    2240 W. Buno Rd.
    Milford, MI United States, 48380

    Take a hideous fashion idea and run with it, November 7 at the Hideous Holiday Sweater Run. Don your tackiest reindeer or Santa sweater and run or walk a 13K or 5K course. All proceeds will go to the Scleroderma Foundation’s Michigan Chapter. The first 500 to register will receive a free long-sleeved t-shirt, and a prize will be given for the most heinous sweater of all. Help us run toward a cure for scleroderma. Entertainment, food and yes, Zoup!…

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  • Saturday, 14th November, 2015

    14th Annual Road Hawg Classic

    November 14, 2015 @ 9:00 am
    Battle Creek Air National Guard Base
    3367 W. Dickman Road
    Battle Creek, MI United States, 49037
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    Run at the Battle Creek Air National Guard Base and experience a view that not many people get to see.  This is a closed course, so no traffic.  It is a mostly paved challenging course with a bridge that adds a hill for the 10K runners that joins the east and west property. Our focus is to improve the quality of life through fitness in our community.

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    $25 ($30 Day of race)

    Dirty Duel

    November 14, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:45 am
    Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery
    3142 4 Mile Rd
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49525

    The Dirty Duel is one of the only races in the United States that offers racers a choice of courses. Join over 600 racers who will split off right after the start in a dueling dash back to the finish. Will it be the “easier” 6K course that speeds runners to a top finish or the shorter but brutal 5K “trail” that racers survive on their way to victory? Depending on the course chosen, you will face a sand dune,…

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    23-29. Shirt purchase is optional.
  • Thursday, 26th November, 2015

    Turkey Trot Time Prediction 5k Run Presented by the Kalamazoo Area Runners!

    November 26, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
    Portage West Middle School
    7145 S. Moorsbridge
    Portage, MI United States, 49002

    KAR’s Turkey Trot gives participants the opportunity to race for their well-being before they race for seconds at the dinner table!   Held each year on Thanksgiving morning, the Turkey Trot 5K Time Prediction Run is an outstanding community event that benefits the Kalamazoo Area Runners.  Donations are also accepted for the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission and the Portage Community Center. Event Dates and Times  The Turkey Trot Time Prediction 5k Run will be held on Thurday, November 26, 2015 at Portage West Middle…

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  • Saturday, 5th December, 2015

    Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis – Grand Rapids

    December 5, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Grand Valley State University, Downtown Campus Eberhard Center
    301 W Fulton St. EC 210
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49504

    Are you ready to get your jingle on? The Arthritis Foundation’s long-running Jingle Bell Run/Walk is a festive race that helps champion arthritis research and brings people from all walks of life together, to say Yes to furthering a great cause. Taking place in cities across the country during the end-of-year holiday season, this annual event is a fun way to get out, get moving and raise funds and awareness. Whether you prefer to walk or run, wear your ugly…

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    $12-$35
  • Sunday, 6th December, 2015

    Grand Rapids Dirty Herd Trail Run

    August 2, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week until December 7, 2015
    Robinette’s Apple Haus
    3142 4 Mile Rd NE
    Grand Rapids, MI United States, 49525.
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    The Dirty Herd is a collection of individuals who love trail running. Whether you’re a trail running novice or a skilled single track navigator, join us and discover the epic adventure waiting for you in the woods each week. The Grand Rapids Dirty Herd runs every Sunday at 6:00 pm at Robinette’s Apple Haus – 3142 4 Mile Rd NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525.

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    Free
  • Saturday, 12th December, 2015

    Paw Paw Santa Run

    December 12, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Paw Paw Middle School
    313 W Michigan Ave
    Paw Paw, MI United States
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    It’s Paw Paw Area Rotary Club’s 4th Annual Santa Run/Walk!  This FUN 5k run/walk will leave you feeling happy and saying “ho, ho, ho”!  Nothing beats starting off a busy holiday weekend running with several hundred Santas. All paying participants will receive a 5-piece Santa Suit to run in and keep after the event. The route takes you through festive downtown Paw Paw. Paying particpants will receive a medal upon completion. Kids under 12 are FREE (they will receive a…

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    $25
  • Saturday, 26th March, 2016

    Kent City Ridge Run 15K/5K

    March 26, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    Kent City High School
    351 N. Main St.
    Kent City, MI United States, 49330

    Come join us for the 12th Annual 15K and 5K road races on Jill’s Hills–a rolling, rural route with a downhill finish–followed by a warm mini-feast inside.  Newly designed 15K finisher medals.  Choice of age group awards.  Proceeds benefit the Kent City running teams, Howard Christensen Nature Center, Amercian Cancer Society, and KC Girls on the Run.  MacsSportsTiming.com chip times the event.  

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    21 early. $18--students & seniors. $16--no shirt. $25 late.