"Run for a Reason" 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Walk

5K, 1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sun, Sep 25, 2016


Grosse Pointe, MI


Activity Today Later

Running / Walking-5K - individual

$25 $25 Closed

Walking-1 Mile - individual

$15 $15 Closed

Running / Walking - 5K - 10 years and under

$20 $20 Closed

Group/Family of 4 - Group/Family of Four

$50 $60 Closed

About This Activity

“Run for a Reason”5k Run / Walk & One Mile Fun Walk
Sunday – September 25, 2016

The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, THE GUILD and Fontbonne Auxiliary of St. John Hospital & Medical Center have joined together to host our Third Annual “Run for a Reason” 5k Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Walk on Sunday, September 25, 2016.  The route will begin at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, continue along Lake Shore Drive to Woodland Shores Drive, and finish at The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. This level route offers our participants an impressive run /walk along picturesque Lake St. Clair. Awards will be presented to winners. The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club will be the venue for family fun activities at the conclusion of the run/walk.   Our event begins at 8:30 a.m.   Proceeds are designated toward the renovation of the Birthing Center at St. John Hospital & Medical Center. A variety of Advertising and Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Event details and schedule

Packets will be available Connor Park Florists, 21480 Mack, St. Clair Shores and can be picked up on Friday, September 23, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. thru 6:00 p.m. Parking is available at the Grosse Pointe Shores lot, located just north of the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.  Day of race registration is available beginning at 8:00 a.m.  (Day of Registration fee is higher.)  A signed waiver is required and will be available prior to the race.  For additional information, Run/Walk registration, Advertising and Sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kathy Taranto at 313 343-3674 or kathy.taranto@stjohn.org

 Run/Walk Fees
5k Run/Walk :  $25
5k Run/Walk ( 10 Years & under) :  $20
1 Mile Fun Walk :  $15

Special Pricing!         Thru 6/1/16              6/2/16 – 9/18/16              Day of Registration
Group/Family of 4          $50                                  $60                                         $100
Sponsorship Opportunities 
Race Sponsor: Acknowledgement on the Start/Finish Line and on the back of the Tee Shirts, Four Course Signs, Six 5k entries
Cost: $5,000
Platinum Sponsor: Acknowledgement on the Large Banner and on the back of the Tee Shirts. Two Course Signs, Four 5k entries
Cost: $2,500
Gold Sponsor: Acknowledgement on the Large Banner, back of the Tee Shirt, Course Sign, Four 5k entries
Cost: $1,000
Silver Sponsor: Acknowledgement on the Large Banner, Three Course Signs, Two 5k entries
Bronze Sponsor: Acknowledgement on the Large Banner, Course Sign, Two 5k entries
Cost: $500

Large Banner: Name/logo                $300
Tee Shirt: Name/logo on back          $250
Food Table Signage:                           $200
Course Sign:  Congratulatory,
     In Memory of,   In Honor of         $100

This event will occur regardless of the weather. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds; rather the entry fee will be used as a donation to the Birthing Center Renovation at St. John Hospital & Medical Center.

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