TGIS (Thank Goodness It's Spring) 5k Run Walk

5K, 5 Mile

Event Date

Sat, May 21, 2016


Mattawan, MI


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Individual Registration - Individuals 18 & up

$25 $25 Closed

Individual Registration - Individuals 17 & under

$20 $20 Closed

Team Registration - Team Captains

$25 $30 Closed

Team Registration - Team Members

$25 $25 Closed

Kids Candy Run (1.5 miles) - Run/walk

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

This event is endorsed by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports!

Mark your calendars for this fast, flat 5k course through beautiful Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery grounds.   Our race has been endorsed by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports.  5k will start immediate after Kids Candy Run approximately 9:30am.  This race will be professionally chipped timed by Mac's Sports Timing.  A TGIS tshirt is included in the price of registration as well as a swag bag.  Tshirts are only guaranteed for pre-registration participants.  5k finishers will receive a customized metal.  Snacks will also be provided at end of race which include mufins, fruit and beverages.     

Paw Paw High School Athletics is proud to offer the TGIS 5k Run/Walk as part of our commitment to maintaining and improving the health of the students and as a fun wellness activity.

Awards:  Top 3 Male and top 3 Female 5k finishers in each of the following age division:
Categories: Under 10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over

Some of the awards include:  $10 car wash, LaCantina gift cards, Strand Theater, candy and Gazelle Sports t-shirts

The 1.5 mile Kids Candy Run will begin at 9am.  5k will begin immediately afterwards with runner at front of line and walkers in back.  

Kids Fun Run
Children of all ages are invited to join us on May 21st for the 1.5 mile Kids Candy Run. This is a
 non-competitive event welcomes parents and strollers. Parents need not register. All children registered by May 14, 2016 will receive a free t-shirt. T-shirts will also be available for purchase the day of the event while supplies last.  All children participating in the Kids Fun Run will receive a TGIS finishers ribbon.    Inflatable will be available for entertainment for the kids. 


Thank you to all our sponsors for supporting PPHS Athletes which will keep all monies right here in Van Buren County.   (Group Bannen to be posted)


Packet pick-up;

Packet pick-up will be the day of event.  Please arrive 30 minutes early for pre-registered participants.  If you havent registered it's not too late.  Registration will take place the day of the event as well.  Please arrive 30-45 minutes before race to register.

Swag bags: PNC Bag, PNC waterbottle, TGIS T-shirt, Emergen-C packets, Pen, Box of Bandaids, BioFreeze  


Timing and scoring will be provided by Mac's Sports Timing. Results will be available following the race and posted online at

Event details and schedule

5K run/walk will start at 9:30am.  Please arrive 45 minutes early for non-registered participants and 30 minutes early for pre-registered participants.  1.5 mile Kids Candy Run will begin at 9am.   Parents, no need to worry about your kids during the 5k run/walk.  Exercise assured your kids will be supervised while on the inflatables or visiting the Fish Hatchery.  5k Run/Walk immediately following the kids fun run.

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