Details

Date

Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:05 AM – 5K Run
9:07 AM – 5K Walk
10:35 AM – 1K Fun Run
Note: Anyone entering into the 5K must be able to complete the course within 1:15:00.

Location

Flint Farmer’s Market
300 East First Street
Flint, Michigan

Events & Entry Fees

The event will be limited to 2,000 registrations to ensure that all finishers will receive a custom medal. Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

T-shirts may be purchased for $10 during the registration process.

5K Run & 5K Walk

  • $20 – Through March 15, 2019
  • $25 – March 16-April 26, 2019
  • $40 – April 27, 2019
  • Optional pre-ordered T-shirt $10

1K Fun Run/Walk

  • $15 – Through March 15, 2019
  • $20 – March 16-April 26, 2019
  • $25 – April 27, 2019
  • Optional pre-ordered T-shirt $10

Virtual Run/Walk

  • Walk or Run any distance throughout the month of April 2019 to participate. All participants will receive a custom Superhero finishers medal. Document your results and email to virtualrace@voicesforcac.org during the month of April, 2019 to receive your medal. Your results will not be eligible for awards or posted online.
  • $20 – Through April 30, 2019

Packet Pick-Up

For your convenience, on-site registration and packet pickup will be available at the following locations.

Thursday, April 25, 2019
ELGA Credit Union Administration Building
2305 S Center Road, Burton, Michigan
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Friday, April 26, 2019
Complete Runner
915 S. Dort Highway, Flint, Michigan
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Flint Farmer’s Market
300 East First Street, Flint, Michigan
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Awards

All participants in the 5K and 1K will receive a special custom finishers medal.

Placement awards will be provided to the top finishers in the following 5K Run and 5K Walk categories.

  • Overall First Place Male & Female
  • First Place Master (40+) Male & Female
  • First Three Males & Females in 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 & over.

The 1K Fun Run/Walk is an untimed family friendly event and will not have placement awards.

Free Parking

Free parking will be available at many locations in downtown Flint, including UM-Flint and the Flat Lot. Please do not park at the Farmer’s Market.

Event Activities

There will be a number of family oriented activities at the event.

Course

We will use the same great course as last year, which will include the beautiful Applewood Estate. The event will start and finish in the same location on East First Street, very near the Flint Farmer’s Market. To view a 5K course map, please click here. For the 1K map, please click here.

Timing & Results

Timing and results for the 5K Run will be provided by Newton Timing & Race Services. We will be using ChronoTrack Systems, featuring the disposable B-tag that remains attached to your race number bib. The 1K Fun Run/Walk is untimed.

 Live Athlete Results Updates:

We will be providing real-time athlete updates on Twitter and text messaging for free. Athletes or spectators can receive real-time updates and results from the finish line. To register for updates, please visit Athlete Updates.

Severe Weather Policy

The safety of our athletes, spectators and volunteers is our primary concern. In the event of inclement weather, every attempt will be made to preserve the safety of everyone involved, and complete the race as scheduled.

In the event of rain the event will not be cancelled due to rain alone. Race officials reserve the right to delay or shorten the race based on heavy rain. In the event of severe weather (eg: lightning, tornado, high winds) the event may be delayed as race officials consult public safety officers. If there is more than a reasonable delay, or if conditions persist, race officials reserve the right to shorten or cancel the race. Participants should seek safe shelter should severe weather develop during the race.

Please check our website, Facebook Page, and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations. If you are already at the event, listen to the announcer about any weather changes that may occur. Entry fees will not be refunded in the event the race is cancelled. Entry fees will not be credited to future events. Thank you for your understanding.

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