Purple Community 5K

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Apr 30, 2016


Comstock Park, MI

About This Activity

Van Andel Institute’s Purple Community, in partnership with Consumers Credit Union, presents the inaugural Purple Community 5K. This special event, held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Grand Rapids, MI, features a five kilometer walk/run along the Grand River, beginning and ending at beautiful Fifth Third Ballpark. In addition to the 5K, a one-mile fun run is planned for children and families. The event honors those who have fought, or are fighting cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. 100% of the proceeds from the event benefit biomedical research at Van Andel Institute with the goal to improve the health and enhance the lives of current and future generations.

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