Parkview Health Muddy Trail Run
September 6, 2014 8am -1pm
Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation, 2282 West 500 South, Pleasant Lake, IN
Walk, Run or crawl through the mud pit, then scale the hills and sand dunes. 5K run/walk to benefit Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana and Anthony Wayne Boy Scout Council. Heats start at 8:30 and run every 30 minutes. See the website for complete details and to register. www.muddytrailrun.com
Jennifer Vanderpool, 260-484-2543 firstname.lastname@example.org
Marine Mud Run/ Benefiting Toys for Tots
Sept 13, 2014. See website for registration and times.
Marian High school, Logan street, Mishawaka IN
Fun Run through obstacles and mud, all tro raise awareness and donations for children in our community who go without gifts on Christmas.
1st Sgt Sam Alameda, USMC ret
Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis, Michiana
Sunday October 5th, 2014 at 3pm
Beutter Park, Mishawaka
Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is a 2 mile walk and celebration for the steps taken to find cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Nationally, Take Steps is CCFA's largest fundraising event and the nation's only walk program dedicated to finding cures for digestive diseases. Participants raise funds throughout the year come together to celebrate the steps taken towards the time when no American has to suffer with digestive diseases and Crohn's or colitis. A cure is within our reach yet we still need you.
Registration for the walk is open at www.cctakesteps.org/michiana or by contacting the CCFA office at 317-259-8071. There is no minimum or registration fee to participate but we ask everyone fundraise to the best of their ability. All walkers that raise $100 will receive an event t-shirt.
Amy Przybylinski, 317-259-8071
Rivalry Run 5K
Thursday September 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
501 Graham Avenue, Benton Harbor MI 49022
4:30 — Packet Pickup & Same Day Registration (Renaissance Cafe)
5:30 — Kids’ 1K Fun Run
6:00 — 5K Run / Walk
Post race — Tailgate Party – Tickets are $5 each, and include burger, salad, chips and beverage. Vegetarian options available. (Harbor Shores Field – 201 Graham Avenue)
Proceeds Benefit United Way of Southwest Michigan
UW-SWMEnjoy some friendly competition within a culture of health…and show us what color you sweat!
Southwest Michigan boasts rivalries between high school, collegiate and professional football teams alike. But this event kicks off one the most renowned rivalries in our area … two days before what could be the last showdown between University of Notre Dame and University of Michigan.
We invite Whirlpool employees, family and friends to compete for bragging rights and represent your favorite team. Dress in team colors as a player, cheerleader, coach or fan. Be creative with paint and clothing and show your true colors!
Mash The Creek Trail Races
Saturday, September 20th at 9:00am
Potato Creek State Park
5.5K and 10K Trail Race at beautiful Potato Creek State Park. Event benefits the Food Bank of Northern Indiana. www.mashthecreek.com
Dan Wort, 574-292-1148, email@example.com
Plymouth Fire Dept "Riley Gear Run"
Labor Day, Sept 1st
Marshall County Blueberry Festival Parade
All proceeds going to Riley's Children's Hospital.
This run is 9.3 miles and participants will be running in full fire gear in support of the children at Riley's Children's Hospital. This will be the 3rd year for the event and in the past 2 years, we have raised more than $11,000.
Plymouth Fire Dept
Walk and Run for Riley Children's Hospital
September 27, 2014 @ 8-11 am
West Side Middle School 101 S. Nappanee Street Elkhart, IN 46514
5K run and walk for adults.
Children's walk or run with fun activities along the way.
Also featuring a car show with cars, trucks, and motorcycles.
Fit 4 Fall 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 8:30-10:30 AM
Riverview Park, St. Joseph, MI
The Fit 4 Fall 5K Run/Walk raises funds to support Hospice at Home, the Wounded Warrior Project, and the Sonya Ansari Center for Autism in Southwest Michigan. The race takes runners and walkers through Riverview Park’s scenic trails and wooded terrain. Chip timing will be used to determine winners for age divisions, and medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each age group.
Pre-registration is encouraged at www.fit4fall5k.com, as the first 500 registrants will receive Fit 4 Fall 5K shirts and goody bags.
Olde Farmers Fest 5K Run/Walk
September 13, 2014 starting at 8:00 am CST
Rolling Prairie, Indiana Elementary School
All proceeds from this 5k run and walk support the Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church Food Pantry, which serves Kankakee, Wills, Galena and Hudson Townships. The course, which begins and ends at Rolling Prairie Elementary School, will meander throughout Rolling Prairie giving participants a flavor of our community.
Run for the Brain 5K
August 23, 2014 at 8 am
Concord High School in Elkhart, IN
Our goal is to offer a fun way for the community to support student academic groups while also encouraging a healthy lifestyle that includes exercise.
Cost: $20. Includes a T-shirt (adult sizes only) and a goody bag
Register by August 8 to guarantee a T-shirt and goody bag at runforthebrain.blogspot.com
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk
Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:30 am
Howard Park, E Jefferson Blvd, South Bend
WALK TOWARD A CURE FOR BREAST CANCERJoin the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Take us one step closer to finding a cure for breast cancer. Join the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer community walk on Saturday, October 25, at Howard Park, E Jefferson Blvd, South Bend. Registration begins at 8 a.m.; the 5K walk starts at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds from the non-competitive, family-friendly event benefit breast cancer research and local breast cancer education and free patient/caregivers support programs. Call 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.makingstrideswalk.org/michianain to learn how you can help finish the fight.
Hanah Tepe: 574.257.9789 opt. 3
Walk to End Alzheimer's
Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
Potowatomi Park, 500 S Greenlawn Ave, South Bend, IN 46615
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death.
Registration begins at 1 p.m. Ceremony starts at 2 p.m. and Walk starts at 2:30 p.m.
Valparaiso Half Marathon
Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 8:30am
United Way of Porter County
951 Eastport Centre Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana
-Post-race festival with music and food. Water stations on course.
-Long sleeve technical race shirts for runners pre-registered before October 27.
-Computerized chip timing by T&H Timing. Split times at every mile.
-Flat and fast course with very few turns and intersections.
-All race proceeds go to the United Way of Porter County's high school council, the Power of Youth. Recognizing the teen self-esteem epidemic, the council funds community youth self-esteem programs.
Cost and Registration
-$40 before Monday, September 1st
-$45 Monday, September 1st through Wednesday, October 1st
-$50 Thursday, October 2nd through Saturday, November 8th
-$55 Race Day Registration: Sunday, November 9th
-Online registration ( THTiming.com) expires at 4:00pm November 8th
-Event registration is 7:00-8:15am at United Way of Porter County
-Race shirts cannot be guaranteed for runners registered after Wednesday, October 27th.
Mackenna Dickt, 219-464-3585
SPA Women's Ministry Homes 8th Annual 5K Walk "THE WALK" & Run
August 24, 2014 @ 12:30
Island Park in Elkhart
SPA’s 8th Annual 5K Walk “The Walk” & Run is a family friendly event that allows participants the chance to support a worthy cause! Enjoy the beauty of Island Park in the company of family and friends. Refreshments, activities, and prizes will be provided as part of your participation. To pre-register, contact Sandra Bontrager at 574-333-3150 or firstname.lastname@example.org by August 1st. Go to www.spaministryhomes.org to learn more about the impact of your support!
Sandra Bontrager 574-333-3150
Barron Lake Triathlon presented by: Gurley Leep Hyundai Subaru
August 30th, 2014 at 8am
Howard Township Fire Department 2681 Detroit Rd. Niles, MI 49120
1st Annual Barron Lake Triathlon benefiting "Racing For Steve-O" foundation which raises funds to help support kids with special needs so they may participate in recreational activities.
Sarah Cira, (574) 807-1400