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Apr
18
Sat
2020 Martian Invasion of Races @ Ford Field Park, Dearborn,MI
Apr 18 @ 6:30 am – 1:30 pm
2020 Martian Invasion of Races @ Ford Field Park, Dearborn,MI | Dearborn | Michigan | United States

Join the Martian Invasion of Races presented by Blue Care Network of Michigan! Start/finish at Ford Field Park, (Morley Ave. & Monroe St.) for 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2, a 26K combo, or the Kids’ Marathon! The USATF certified course is traffic free and fast. The Full Marathon is a Boston Qualifying course.

Short-sleeved royal blue tech shirts to 5K, 10K, Half and Full Marathon entrants. Custom Martian medals to finishers of all distances! Milky Way 26K includes one Martian event shirt, 5K finisher’s medal, Half Marathon finisher’s medal and combo finisher’s medal! (Must be able to complete the 5K in 45 minutes or less to compete in the 26K).

Kids’ Marathon includes cotton shirt (with kids’ shirt design contest winner art) and full marathon medal (same one as the big Martians)!

START TIMES:
7:15 am – Marathon
8:00 am – 10k
8:00 am – 5k
8:45 am – Half Marathon

KIDS’ MARATHON: (If you are with a group, please ask your leader for your start time assignment)
11:40am – 1st wave: Kids who are NOT participating with a group
12:00pm – 2nd wave: Blue Groups
12:20pm – 3rd wave: Orange Groups
12:40pm – 4th wave: Green Groups
1:00pm – 5th wave: Yellow Groups

Visit www.martianraces.com for course maps, training schedules and more!Martian Invasion of Races

Martian Invasion of Races @ Ford Field Park
Apr 18 @ 7:15 am
Martian Invasion of Races @ Ford Field Park | Dearborn | Michigan | United States

METEOR 10K AND 5K

Race Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Located at Ford Field Park (MAP)

Start Times for 2020, CLICK HERE

MARATHON & HALF MARATHON

Race Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Located at Ford Field Park (MAP)

Start Times for 2019 CLICK HERE

Apr
26
Sun
Blue Ribbon Run
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am
Blue Ribbon Run @ Woodhaven | Michigan | United States

TYPE OF RACE

  • ROAD RACE
  • Start Time : 9:00

WHERE

  • Woodhaven
  • 23101 Hall Rd.
  • 48183

EVENT DISTANCES

  • 1 Mile : RUN
  • 5K : RUN/WALK

EVENT FEE(S)

  • 5K : $25.00 until March 1st, $28.00 until April 25th. Race Day: $30.00 One MIle: $15.00 until March 1st, $18.00 until April 25th; $20.00 Race Day

RACE INFORMATION

Join the Exchange Club of Trenton in observing the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Proceeds of this event will go to the Exchange Club of Trenton’s projects to help increase awareness of child abuse and neglect in our communities, how abuse can be prevented and the Club’s programs of service.

NEW FOR 2020! THE 5K COURSE WILL INCLUDE THE SLED HILL!

No Dogs or Strollers on the Hill

FINISHERS MEDAL TO FIRST 200 FINISHERS!

Start Times:

No Hil 1 Mile Run/Walk – 9:00 AM.,

5K Run/Walk with the HILL: 10 a.m.

No car traffic on the course

Packet pickup: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Woodhaven Community Center 23101 Hall Rd, Woodhaven, MI 48183

5K AWARDS: Awards to the first male and female, overall and masters Special award for the youngest bibbed finisher Age groups (Awards to top 2 in each age group): 9 and Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20 – 29, 30 -39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 – 79, 80 and up

T shirt, Post Race Snacks, Awards Ceremony. T-Shirts to those who register by Wednesday, April 17th

May
2
Sat
2020 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure @ Comerica Park
May 2 @ 7:00 am

2020 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®

Saturday, May 2, 2020
7:00 am Registration and Sponsor Lot Open
7:45 am Opening Ceremony
9:00 am Race Start
10:30 am Closing Ceremony
Comerica Park
2100 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
May
8
Fri
Hightale to Ale 5K
May 8 @ 6:30 pm
Hightale to Ale 5K @ Detroit | Michigan | United States

A Keg Party with a 5K warm up!

We will be rockin’ in the D again on May 8, 2020!

Race Date: Friday May 8, 2020

Start Time: 6:30PM or as we like to say BEER-THIRTY!

Course: 5K, Flat and Fun along the Detroit Riverfront

Location:
START at 2375 Franklin St., Detroit
FINISH on Chene St. & Guoin and head to Atwater Brewery for the party!
Click HERE for race day parking information.

It’s true! It’s not a typo! This is a Friday evening race! We can’t think of any other place you would rather be a Friday in May. Beer, fast course, great crowd, finisher pint glasses, finisher medals, and lots of good times! Did we mention beer?

Atwater Brewery is the start and finish for this fabulous course! Make your way along the revitalized Detroit Riverfront and back to the beer! The after party will be rockin’, the band will be playin’ and good times will be had by all. Check out the swag button to see all the great “collectors” items you will be walking OR running away with! Cheers!
Round up your running buddies and bring a group!

We can’t wait to RUN and RAISE a glass with YOU!

Hightail to Ale is the first stop for the Thirsty 3 event series. The Thirsty 3 is a running tour of some of Michigan’s finest locally made beer, wine and hard cider. Make sure to come and visit us at Running Between the Vines 5K/5M/Cellar Slam/Half Marathon August in Jackson and Scrumpy Skedaddle 5K/10K October in Flushing. Custom finisher award at the end if you join us for all 3…for real though…why wouldn’t you!? Click HERE for more info!

May
17
Sun
I RAN the D 5K Run/Walk @ Comerica Park
May 17 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
I RAN the D 5K Run/Walk @ Comerica Park | Detroit | Michigan | United States

The I Ran the D 5K Run/Walk is back for its 4th year and we are once again excited to celebrate FOX Sports Detroit, the city of Detroit, and the Lions, Pistons, Red Wings, and Tigers! So get out into this great weather and join us for a day of fun with your family, friends and coworkers. Create a lasting memory of running through our great city streets and finishing ceremonially on the Comerica Park field!

Automatic Group Discount:
Register four or more people in one registration and receive $5 off all registration fees.

Please Note: This discount triggers on the fourth registration and applies to the prior three or more but only applies to registrants in a single transaction. This does not apply to members of teams who register separately.

NO REFUND POLICY unless you buy cancellation insurance in the checkout.

Two Start Times:
Runners start at 8:30 a.m.
Walkers start at 9:30 a.m.

This year’s I RAN THE D 5K charity is the Jamie Daniels Foundation. A portion of the proceeds from registration will be donated to the Jamie Daniels Foundation with the option of adding an additional donation upon checkout.

The Jamie Daniels Foundation supports individuals and families who are struggling with addiction by providing the education, resources, professional guidance, and support they need to make recovery possible. We believe that when people have access to the best knowledge, resources, and care, they can put their lives back together and become stronger than they’ve ever been. Visit jamiedanielsfoundation.org for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities:
https://raceroster.com/events/2020/28536/i-ran-the-d-5k-runwalk-2020/volunteer

Jun
13
Sat
GM Run Through the Center 5k @ General Motors Technical Center
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
GM Run Through the Center 5k @ General Motors Technical Center | Warren | Michigan | United States

With a record setting attendance in 2019, GM continues to give racers exclusive access through unique places on their campuses that non-employees normally would not be able to experience. This race lets runners and walkers experience the grounds of the gorgeous Warren Tech Center.

This 100% closed course event will wind through the fast, flat streets of the Tech Center and give athletes a great opportunity to PR. The course is USATF certified, and will feature some of the best sights on the campus. Athletes will be treated to custom shirts, finishers medals, live results, and great post-race awards and snacks. Everyone is welcome. Children ages 6 and up can run, and strollers are allowed!

Jun
14
Sun
Happy Soles 5K @ Heritage Park
Jun 14 all-day
Happy Soles 5K @ Heritage Park | Taylor | Michigan | United States

Event Name:
Happy Soles 5K

Location:
Heritage Park, Taylor

Event Description
All proceeds benefit the Fish & Loaves client choice food pantry distributing 1.6 million pounds of food annually to Allen Park, Brownstown Township, Dearborn Heights, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, Woodhaven and our 50/50 Partner organizations.

Awards: Finisher Medal to all participants. Overall award to first overall male/female and first overall masters male/female.
Age group awards to top 3 male and female in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80 and over.

5K run/ walk will be held at Heritage Park in Taylor (12111 Pardee Rd.), starting at the Sheridan Open Air Pavilion.
$25 before May 28th to guarantee a tech shirt

$30 May 28th to June 13th

$35 Race Day

$5 discount for Active Military & First Responders

Pre- registrants guaranteed tech shirt

Flat & Fast Course

There will be a half mile free “Fun Run” for children and families starting at 7:30 AM

Donation of canned goods for the pantry shelves welcomed at times of packet pick-up or day of race!
For more information please visit Fish and Loaves Events page at www.FLCFP.org or call (734) 992-6285 or email: happysoles5K@flcfp.org

Event Dates
June 14, 2020

Event Link
https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Taylor/HappySoles5KRunWalk

Happy Soles 5K Run/Walk @ Heritage Park, Taylor, MI
Jun 14 all-day
Happy Soles 5K Run/Walk @ Heritage Park, Taylor, MI | Taylor | Michigan | United States

Event Name:
Happy Soles 5K Run/Walk

Location:
Heritage Park, Taylor, MI

Event Description
The Happy Soles 5K Run/Walk benefits Fish and Loaves Community Food Pantry. The event is USATF certified and brings nearly 300 walkers and runners out to lace up their tennis shoes for a great cause.

This event is Fish & Loaves’ biggest fundraiser of the year. The proceeds raised support feeding individuals and families in our community that need on-going or emergency food assistance.

The Fish & Loaves Community Food Pantry is a 501c3, client-choice, Food Pantry, driven by volunteers that distributes 1.6 million pounds of food annually. Since opening our doors in 2008, we have assisted over 16,000 individuals with food assistance. We are making strides to achieve our mission of “Ensuring No One Goes Hungry” in the communities of Allen Park, Brownstown Twp., Dearborn Hts., Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, Woodhaven, and beyond.

Register online at: runsignup.com/Race/MI/Taylor/HappySoles5KRunWalk

Donations of canned goods will be accepted! 100% of race proceeds go directly to purchase food for Fish & Loaves Community Food Pantry.

Event Dates
June 14, 2020

Event Link
runsignup.com/Race/MI/Taylor/HappySoles5KRunWalk

Jun
27
Sat
Trenton Summer Fest 5K and 8K @ Downtown Trenton, Trenton
Jun 27 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Trenton Summer Fest 5K and 8K @ Downtown Trenton, Trenton | Trenton | Michigan | United States

Join us for a fun, fast, and scenic road race through downtown Trenton. Loop around Elizabeth Park and back to through the Trenton Summer Festival!

Aug
9
Sun
Dearborn Homecoming 5K @ Dearborn, Michigan
Aug 9 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dearborn Homecoming 5K @ Dearborn, Michigan | Dearborn | Michigan | United States

Join us for one of the greatest traditions in Michigan! You’ll love this flat, fast 5K course and our annual battle of the decades challenge. Our 2020 event is going back in time for a 60’s themed event!

Sep
12
Sat
2020 Running To Honor 5K Walk (or Run) @ Heritage Park Taylor Michigan
Sep 12 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am
2020 Running To Honor 5K Walk (or Run) @ Heritage Park Taylor Michigan | Taylor | Michigan | United States

The 2nd Annual Running To Honor 5K walk (or run) will take place on September 12, 2020 at Heritage Park in Taylor, Michigan. This is a family friendly event where everyone participating will receive a finisher’s medal and tech shirt. Proceeds will benefit the Wyandotte & Taylor Veterans of Foreign Wars.

There is also a Virtual 5K option if you can’t make it to the in person event. We will mail you the t-shirt, bib and finishers medal and you walk (or run) a distance of your choosing any day you want around the week of the event and send us pictures showing you supported our Fallen Soldiers and Fallen Veterans and we will in turn share that with our followers on Facebook.

To register or for more details visit the event website below:

https://runningtohonor.enmotive.com/

7:30a-9:00a Packet Pickup
8:30a Kids .5K
9a 5K Walk (or Run)
10:30a Results Finalized & Awards Available To Be Picked Up

Sep
27
Sun
Blue Ribbon Run
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am
Blue Ribbon Run @ Woodhaven | Michigan | United States

Due to Coronavirus restrictions this race is postponed until September 27th  More information to follow on March 16th.

PLACE
23101 Hall Rd.
Woodhaven, MI US 48183

DESCRIPTION
Join the Exchange Club of Trenton in observing the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Proceeds of this event will go to the Exchange Club of Trenton’s projects to help increase awareness of child abuse and neglect in our communities, how abuse can be prevented and the Club’s programs of service.

NEW FOR 2020! THE 5K COURSE WILL INCLUDE THE SLED HILL!

No Dogs or Strollers on the Hill

FINISHERS MEDAL TO FIRST 200 FINISHERS!

Start Times:

No Hil 1 Mile Run/Walk – 9:00 AM.,

5K Run/Walk with the HILL: 10 a.m.

No car traffic on the course

Packet pickup: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Woodhaven Community Center 23101 Hall Rd, Woodhaven, MI 48183

5K AWARDS: Awards to the first male and female, overall and masters Special award for the youngest bibbed finisher Age groups (Awards to top 2 in each age group): 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20 – 29, 30 -39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 – 79, 80 and up

T shirt, Post Race Snacks, Awards Ceremony. T-Shirts to those who register by Wednesday, April 17th

Pricing:

5K : $25.00 until March 1st, $28.00 until April 25th. Race Day: $30.00

One MIle: $15.00 until March 1st, $18.00 until April 25th; $20.00 Race Day

Click here for paper registration form

Quarry Challenge 2020 @ South Rockwood Library
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Quarry Challenge 2020 @ South Rockwood Library | Charter Township of Berlin | Michigan | United States

Join us for the 4th annual Quarry Challenge! This year, we are changing things up a little bit with a modified pricing structure:

$15 through December 31st, 2019
$20 through April 30th, 2020
$25 through July 31st, 2020
$30 through September 26th, 2020
$40 until registration closes

Don’t miss this exciting, spectaular one of a kind event!

This is one of the most challenging courses in Michigan and will definitely provide a thorough workout! The experiences and views are spectacular – you won’t want to miss it!

Shirts are not guaranteed for registrants past September 14th.

Do you have a community event coming up?  If you want your event added to our calendar, submit your request here*.

* Events must be pre-approved and meet criteria to post.  Events pertaining to businesses and for-profit business events are allowed for sponsors only.

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