March 18, 2017 at 10:30 am - "Come be Irish for a day in downtown Utica MI"
Event is sanctioned by USA Track and Field
8:00am to 10:15am - Race day packet pickup, race registration, results and awards at:
UAW Local 2280
45116 Cass Ave, Utica, MI 48317
9:15am - Bagpipes and DJ rock downtown Utica
10:15am - Costume contest
10:30 - 5k Run & Green Mile Run
10:33 - 5k Walk & Green Mile Walk
11:30 - Awards presentation
Post Race Pub Crawl begins - visit Shamrock, Muldoons, Circa 1901 and Hogs Hollow Smoke House.
The Savory Grill is the perfect place for breakfast, lunch or dinnner.
Free Parking and it's "always sunny in Utica"
Presenting Sponsors: UAW Ford Local, 2280, 228, 400 and Suburban Ford
Located at the intersection of M-59 and M-53 along the banks of the Clinton River lies historic Utica MI. Founded in 1817 by Irish immigrants Utica is one of Michigans oldest cities. This historic city is the gateway between Macomb and Oakland Counties.
Runners will experience the historic charm of starting and finishing in the heart of the city. As runners traverse the USATF Certified Course they will pass the new Jimmy John's Field home to Minor League Baseball, the historic St. Lawrence Church and cross 3 bridges. The World Famous Graffitti Tunnel takes runners under the 10 lanes of bustling M-59 and makes for the perfect place to give a "shout out" to fellow runners.
Entry fee includes:
-Chronotrac B-Tag timing - 5k participants only
-Short sleeve technical running shirt
-Medals for all participants
-Age group awards for top 3 finishers - 5k participants only
- Awards for First Place Male/Female Overall, Masters and Grand Masters winners.
-DJ, Bagpiper, annoucer and finish line snacks.
Early Packet Pickupand Late Registration: TO BE ANNOUNCED Downtown Utica at UAW Local 2280 located at 45116 Cass Ave, Utica, MI 48317. You may register for the race at packet pick up and also on race day.
Late Registration: 3/10/2017 and 3/18/2017. If you register during this time periord a shirt will be mailed to you by May 1st, 2017.