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October 04, 2020- Sunday

VIRTUAL - Why We Run Roads

TYPE OF RACE

  • VIRTUAL RACE
  • Start Time : 12:00 pm

WHERE

  • Location is anywhere!
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EVENT DISTANCES

  • 5K : RUN/WALK
  • 10K : RUN
  • 1 Mile : RUN

EVENT FEE(S)

  • 5K - $20 10K - $25 1 Mile - $10 Prices valid until 10/1 online. Add $5 on race day.

RACE INFORMATION

** PLEASE NOTE THIS RACE WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 26TH. IT HAS NOW BEEN RESCHEDULED AS A VIRTUAL ONLY FOR ALL EVENT CATEGORIES!"
We deeply apologize and are saddened to have to go virtual this year. However, as our facility is still not open, we are understaffed to run a race efficiently and safely. We hope to be back next year, to celebrate our 10 year anniversary! Stay safe and keep running!!

“Why We Run Roads” is a 5k/10k out and back, flat, fast and timed. 5k is entirely on hard pack crushed limestone. 10k miles 2-4 on paved section. Great for the first time or experienced runner looking for a fast run with good competition. This is also the first race in the Go Ionia Run series! (https:www/gorunionia.com)

We are in our NINTH year! Hard to believe! The start and finish is on the bike path off Riverside Dr. located 4.7 miles East of Bridge St. coming from Saranac and 3.2 miles West of 66 coming from Ionia.
YOU MUST HAVE A STATE PARK PASS TO PARK AT TRAIL HEAD. IF NOT, PASSES WILL BE SOLD ON SITE.

$20 for the 5k and $25 for the 10K! $10 for the timed mile! (until October 1st online). Sign up on race day for $5 more ($25 for the 5k and $30 for the 10K)

TIMED MILE: Track runners and wanna- be's! – chip timed mile – all ages! The mile will start promptly at Noon. There is a 15 minute time limit for the mile so that the other races can begin on time.

Schedule of events:

Packet pick up starting at 10:30 am

1 mile run - 12:00 pm

10K - 12:30 pm

5k - 12:40 pm

Post race refreshments!

Awards: FINISHER MEDALS FOR THE FIRST 150 REGISTERED! Overall winners for each race, male and female – will receive a trophy and gift certificate to Gazelle sports! All finishers receive an entry into drawing for free comp entry into the Fall 2020 GR full or Half Marathon! Enter both races and get your name entered 4 times!!
AGE DIVISION WINNERS: Cool swag zip/key wristband!

As always, all race proceeds go back to our local YMCA Annual Campaign to help promote health and wellness for EVERYONE, scholarships providing 3rd grade water safety for over 1000 area youth for 30 years!!

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