About This Event Join Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) and MRC Industries, Inc. for an annual community tradition. The 39th Annual Kalamazoo Klassic, presented by Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) and MRC Industries, Inc., will be held Friday June 16 and Saturday June 17th, 2017. Join us Friday evening for the Kids’ Klassic 1k and 2k, organized by Gazelle Sports, and Saturday morning for the Kalamazoo Klassic 10k Run, 5k Run & Walk and Team Challenge..
The Team Challenge, sponsored by Rose Street Advisors, offers both corporate and open division competitions for teams of 3-5 runners. The top three teams in each division receive awards, and runners may participate on a team for the 5k Run, the 10k Run or both.
Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) Kalamazoo Area Runners is a non-profit organization established to promote a healthy lifestyle through the sport of running while enhancing the quality of life in the community. Membership includes: newsletters, training programs, group runs, volunteer opportunities, social events, discounts to races, service providers and merchants, kids’ events, track, trail, cross country & road races, and membership in the Road Runners Club of America. For more information, visit: www.kalamazooarearunners.org.
MRC Industries, Inc. Klassic proceeds go to MRC Industries, Inc., a local non-profit organization established to encourage and support individuals living with a disability to achieve their fullest potential through employment, skill building, and active community involvement. MRC’s service philosophy is that every person is unique, valuable, and entitled to be treated with respect and dignity. The focus of the programs is on the abilities of the participants, not their disabilities. MRC provides individuals with training and work experience, while providing employers with cost-effective ways to meet their staffing and business needs. To learn more about MRC's services, visit www.mrcindustries.org
Kalamazoo Klassic 10k and 5k Run & Walk $30 per person through pre-registration close on Thursday, June 15 at 11:59 pm and $35 per person late registration June 16th and 17th. Price of registration for above events includes a short sleeve technical shirt.
Kids Klassic 1k and 2k Run (ages 15 and under): FREE. Cotton Kids' Klassic shirt to the first 300 pre-registered participants.
Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, June 15. Mail-in registrations (with payment) must be received by June 15.
Walk-in registrations will be accepted on Friday, June 16, from 4:00-7:30 p.m. at the Maple Street Magnet School, 922 West Maple Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Or on Saturday, June 17, at the Maple St. Magnet School field starting at 6:00 a.m. Cash and Checks Only for Late Registration.
Group Discounts (10 or more)
$25.00 per person through preregistration close Thursday, June 15 at 11:59pm. $30 per person at late registration June 16th and 17th.
Groups consisting of 10 or more people may participate in any combination of the 10K or 5K Run/Walk and will be assigned a discount code upon request. Please contact the administrator for more information.
$35 per person - Registrations on Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17, will be assessed a late fee (three is no technical shirt guarantee for late registrations)
Kids' Klassic 1k and 2k - FREE (ages 15 and under - includes Kids' Klassic t-shirt to the first 300 pre-registrations)
Cash and checks only for late registration. No shirt guarantee for late registrations.