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Beat the Grandma 5K
June 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 amCost: $20
This is an age and gender graded 5K run in which the older you are the bigger lead you get and if you are a female you get an even bigger lead over the guys. Run on a flat bike path out and back so you get to see your lead over the faster open men who start last. Medals to the top 50!
We look forward to seeing all the different “Grandma Costumes” to be worn by as many of the brave runners that dare to…its a fun run to watch even if your not running…each year the fake Grandmas hope to run down the Real Grandmas due to the handicap head start lead that all women and older Grandpas get…See You at the start line which will be a little bit down from the zoo on Butterworth street at the corner of Butterworth and O’Brien streets….the first runner leaves the starting line at 9 a.m.!
THE RACE WILL START at 1700 Butterworth St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534
RACE DAY REGISTRATION WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE STARTING LINE.
Come on OUT and See if YOU can BEAT the GRANDMA!!! If you get in the top 50…you will bring home a medal!!! Special awards to the overall male and female runners.
PACKET PICK UP: starting at 7:30 a.m. at 1700 Butterworth St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534
RACE STARTS at 9 a.m. with the first runner leaving the starting line.
AWARDS: Unique “BEAT the GRANDMA” themed awards to overall 1st male and 1st female finishers. Medals to the top 50 finishers and cool tshirts given to all pre-registered runners and available while supplies last on race day.
RACE LOCATIONS: at 1700 Butterworth St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534..so look for a new PR as you Chase down those Grandma’s!!!
Race T-shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered runners and are available on a first come first serve basis while supplies last on race day.
RACE IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 300 RUNNERS ONLY! so register early.
Come on out and join the rest of us Old Farts in what will be a very interesting race…to become an official Old Fart Running Club Member visit www.oldfartsrunningclub.8k.com