Oakwood Red October Run

Event Date

Sat, Oct 4, 2014


Wayne, MI

About This Activity

Please join us for our 24th fabulous fall classic! Event features flat, certified 10K & 5K run courses; separate start for 5K walkers; B-Tag timing; sharp shirts and custom medals for all 10K & 5K run & walk finishers. (10K/5K runners & walkers enjoy choice of short sleeve tech or long sleeve cotton shirt through September 11. Our choice after Sept. 11.) Nice awards in running and walking events include overall male & female champions in 10K run, 5K run & 5K walk. Age group awards presented 3-deep in 10K run & 5K run 5-year male & female age groups. Top 12 male & female 5K walkers receive awards. (Overall champions place out.) Free, non-competitive Kids Jr. October Mile is for kids 12 and under. Moms/dads may accompany little ones. All kids win. (Kids run is free, but registration is required. Kids shirt purchase optional.) Additional event highlights include awesome prize drawing; great post-race "Octoberfeast" with hot dogs, cider, doughnuts, bagels, fruit --(and much more); health, wellness & safety displays; Red October retro-gear sale; and great kids art activity! Visit oakwood.org/redoctoberrun for details and updates!

Event details and schedule

Runners' Eve packet pickup and late registration available Friday October 3, from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the Oakwood Hospital - Wayne main lobby.

October 4 race day registration and packet pick-up open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 9:40 a.m. on hospital front lawn.

(Late registration availability pending event sellout. Race capacity 1500.)

Kids Jr. October Mile starts at 9:00 a.m.  10K run starts at 9:50 a.m.  5K run starts at 10:00 a.m.  5K walk starts at 10:01 a.m.

Those who register for the 5K walk must WALK every step. If you'd like to mix walking with running, please register for the 5K run.

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