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August 14, 2022- Sunday

7th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race


  • Start Time : 7:30 AM


  • Shelby Township
  • Stony Creek Metropark Eastwood Beach
  • 48316
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  • 5K : RUN/WALK
  • 10K : RUN
  • 1/4 Mile : FUN RUN




The 7th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race will take place on August 14, 2022 at Stony Creek Metropark - Eastwood Beach in Shelby Twp, MI. The proceeds of this event go to support the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation (VBF) helping families in Michigan and all over the world find medical treatment and community support for those who have vascular birthmarks.

Runners and walkers will have the opportunity to sign up for either a 5K Run/Walk, a Quarter Marathon Run or a Family Fun Run!
**We will continue to follow all local and state guidelines regarding COVID-19 so stay tuned to our website and/or social media for important updates throughout the year leading up to the event.

Timeline for August 14, 2022

Packet Pick-Up In Person 5K/Quarter Marathon: Starting at 7:15 am
5K/Quarter Marathon Open Start: Starting from 8 am - 8:10 am*
*athletes can come to the start line between 8 am and 8:10 am to start their event.

Packet Pick-Up In Person 5K/Quarter Marathon Handcycle: 8:15 am
5K/Quarter Marathon Handcycle Start: 8:30 am

Packet Pick-Up Family Fun Run: Starting at 9:30 am
Family Fun Run Start:
-Heat 1: 10:00 am start
-Heat 2: 10:30 am start

All athletes in the 5K/Quarter Marathon distances will receive a tech shirt and a swag bag with lots of fun and useful goodies! Extra shirts will be available for purchase during the registration process.

Athletes from all distances are invited to team up with friends and family for the TEAM DIVISION. Teams can have unlimited runners/walkers and be mixed gender. The team with the MOST MEMBERS will have an extra $500 donated to the VBF in their team name. Runners in the team division are eligible for individual awards. Team name must be spelled the same way during the checkout process.

Event shirts and swag bags are only guaranteed to be available prior to race day to those registered by June 30th. Shirts and swag bags will be provided as soon as possible to those who register after June 30th, but will arrive after the race date.

We cannot thank you all enough for your support and are so excited to see you at the race (in person or virtually!)

~Wishing you polka dot thoughts

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