Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival is proud to offer the Grape Lake 5k Run/Walk as part of our commitment to maintaining and improving health. This event has been reviewed for the physical activity content and has been endorsed by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. This does not reflect endorsement of the sponsoring organization or the product used. Proceeds from the event will go to Families against Narcotics. Money raised will help people in crisis right here in Van Buren County.
This year our quality t-shirt is a Marathon Performance Tee, 3.5 oz., 100% polyester, Moisture wicking, Odor resistant, Stain release, Taped shoulder seams. According to reviews, these shirts fit as expected. A no shirt option is also available for a reduced fee. NOTE: There is no guarantee of shirt availability after the early registration deadline. During late registration, shirts (if available) will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Results and Awards
Both a timing start strip and finish strip will be used for this race. Awards will be based on actual chip time not gun time. Walkers may not run. If seen running, a walker will be disqualified. The awards ceremony will follow the race and start when the results are ready by T&H Timing. Preliminary results will be posted while runners and walkers are still finishing. The overall male and female runner and walker will receive a $50 gift certificate to Gazelle Sports. The top three (3) finishers in each age division, male and female will receive an award. Results will be posted at Results will be posted at http://www.wineandharvestfestival.com/events/29th-annual-grape-lake-5k-walk-run.
Arrival and Parking More parking has been added at the Van Buren County Mental Healthcampus at 801 Hazen Street. Please allow plenty of time for parking; it is recommended you arrive an hour before the race start time. Parking signage and traffic volunteers will be available to help you. SHUTTLES: Van Buren Public Transit will provide shuttle service. Look for the shuttle signage.
This event is organized by Voices for Change and Families Against Narcotics. Questions regarding registration? Contact Kathy Dahms Registration Director @ DahmsKathy@yahoo.com or 269-330-5005.