Lory's Place 5K Run,Walk, & Rock


Event Date

Sat, May 21, 2016


St. Joseph, MI


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5K Run

$15 $15 Closed

5K Walk

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

About this Race:
This is the 12th annual Lory's Place Run, Walk and Rock to benefit Lory's Place, a Grief Healing and Education Center of Hospice at Home, a Lakeland Health Affiliate. The mission of Lory's Place is to provide peer support services for grieving children and their families throughout southwest Michigan and northern Indiana.

Course Description:
The course will take runners and walkers through the Edgewater Development. Come and race beside sailboats in the marina, along the river, past Lake Michigan and its sandy beaches, down the historical brick streets of Ridgeway, and into parts of St. Joseph’s newest developments. All race events will begin and end at Lory’s Place in St. Joseph.

8:30 a.m. - 5K Run and 5K Walk

Packet Pick Up Information:
Participants who pre-registered can pick up their race packets on Friday, May 20, from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. at
Lory’s Place, 445 Upton Drive, St. Joseph, MI. 

Cost/Registration Dates:
Sprinter - If registered by March 31                                                                     $15 -This price is no longer available
Middle of the Pack - If registered from April 1 to 30                                               $20
Last Dash - If registered from May 1 to 19(not guaranteed to receive a t-shirt)          $25
Back of the Pack - If Registered on May 20 or 21                                                  $35

Age Categories:
8 and under, 9-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70+

Overall winner male and female runner and walker will receive a rocking chair and medal. First, second and third place in each age group and gender will receive a medal, for both the run and walk events.

This year tie-dye cotton t-shirt.  To be guaranteed a t-shirt participants must register before April 30th.  After April 30th, T-shirts will be given on "A First Come First Serve Basis" during packet pickup/registration.

Mac's Sports Timing for quick finish results.  Go to www.macssportstiming.com for complete results after the race.

Rocking Chair Sponsorship:
Requested donation of $150 per rocking chair may reflect gifts of an individual or a group. Rocker sponsors are invited to design their own dedication signs to hang on the rockers during the race. Rocker sponsorships are due on or before May 13.

Please park in the Whirlpool Tech Center parking lot located south of Momany Drive on Upton Drive.

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