_ The 2020 Run for the Young 5K & 1 Mile:
Start off your Labor Day weekend with a 5k or mile at Granger Meadow Park in Dewitt Township. We have a flexible start time from 9:00 to 10:00 am. This will allow ample social distancing at the start of the race, along the course, and at the finish line. The race is chipped timed with T-shirts, live results and awards.
Family Fun Event: This is a great event to bring the family. We have a 5k and mile that you and your children can start anytime between 9 and 10 am. To help encourage our young people to run and stay active we have made the entry fee for 18 and under only $5 (includes T-shirt!). Entry fee for adults before September 2nd is only $20. Register 2 adults and 2 children for $50.
Stay fit: If you are looking for a fitness goal to keep you motivated during these challenging times here is an accurate, flat 5k to run or walk.
We have a FULL stay safe race plan in place, see below for all the details.
The entry fee is $20 until 9/1, $25 from 9/2 to 9/4, and $30 race day. Register early for the discounted fee and to guarantee a shirt! To encourage youth and families to run the race, the fee for participants 18 and under is only $5 ($10 after 9/1)
Results: Your accurate chip time and current overall and age group place will be texted to your phone and live on this site. Please remember your overall and age group place will not be final until the last person has crossed the finish line at approximately 11:00 am.
Age Group Awards: 5k Run/Walk - Playmakers Gift Certificate to top 3 in age group. Age Groups: 10 & under, 11-12 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+ 1 Mile - Playmakers Gift Certificate to the top 10 Female and Male. Available at Playmakers after the event
Proceeds from the race go to support High School and Middle School Cross Country and Track programs, and Youth Running Clubs thru the Michigan Running Foundation grant program.
-) 2020 race registration is open • Registration Information