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Join us for OUR 7th Annual Event on April 27, 2019

General Information

Join us for our 7th annual 5K Run/Walk with your dog in Midland City Forest.  We are expecting 250-300 participants and 150 of their dogs. Runners and walkers come from throughout Michigan to participate.   


This is a timed event with prizes, t shirts, and a finisher dog tag for your dog. You can run or walk, with or without your dog. Aid and water stations are positioned along the trail.  This is a family-friendly and kid-friendly event and the trail is stroller-friendly. 


Proceeds from this special fundraiser will directly benefit Great Lakes Bay Animal Society’s goal of providing quality veterinary care for animals in transition to their forever homes.


RACE LOCATION

Midland City Forest, 2840 E. Monroe Road, Midland, MI US 48640


RACE REGISTRATION

Registration starts February 1, 2019. Click the blue RACE REGISTRATION button and it will take you to our race registration page at Runsignup.com. Pre-registration is only $25 and all children 6 years of age or younger are FREE with a registered adult! (The trail is stroller friendly.)  Day-of-event registration is $35 with T-shirts and goodie bags (depending on availability). 


RACE DAY INFORMATION

  1. 7a.m. -9:00 a.m.  Race day registration and pre-registered participant bib and packet pick up. 
  2. 8:30 a.m.  5K RUN/WALK WITHOUT DOGS: Running without a dog and want to be individually timed?  We strongly encourage you to run in this first race. 
  3. 9:15 a.m.  5K RUN/WALK WITH DOGS: Walkers, Runners, and participants with dogs or those that enjoy dogs are encouraged to join this second race. This race is a shot gun start race. It will not be individually timed for each runner.  Runners who plan on running the entire course with their dogs will be asked to step forward to the start line. Others will be asked to hold back for runners. Only runners with dogs will be awarded prizes for first, second, and third place in male and female categories.


Please note that no retractable leashes are allowed at this event for safety reasons. We will have some regular leashes on hand for your use.



Learn More

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Volunteer At The Event

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Facebook  Join the ongoing conversation with other race participants on our Facebook page and share the event with friends and family. 


RACE REGISTRATION

THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 CORPORATE SPONSORS

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IN-KIND DONATIONS FOR RACE DAY

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