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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

RUN HEADQUARTERS

Parking Lot of Value City/Kohl's
23 Mile Rd. & Gratiot Ave.
Chesterfield Township

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Check-In Table Opens: 8:00AM
Warm-Up: 8:30AM
Both Events Begin: 9:00AM

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5K RUN/WALK
COMPETITION

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1K FUN RUN/WALK
NON-COMPETITION

THIS YEAR WILL MARK THE 1ST ANNUAL CHESTERFIELD 5K, A SAME-DAY RUNNING EVENT. Inspired by the success of 5Ks all over Macomb County, we've decided Chesterfield should get in on the fun! The morning of the North Gratiot Cruise, we will be holding the inaugural year of this event which celebrates fitness, physical health, body positivity and a sense of community. ommendations regarding COVID-19.

WHAT IS THE COST?

5K RUN/WALK
ADULTS: $25
STUDENTS: $10
SENIORS: $10


1K FUN/RUN WALK
$10 FOR EVERYONE!

ALL REGISTRANTS RECEIVE EVENT T-SHIRT AND MEDAL! WATER AND SNACKS ALSO PROVIDED.


We encourage advance registration, though same day registration will be available at Cruise HQ. Check -in and bib pick up will open at 8am.

Early bib and t-shirt pick up will be available on:

Friday, September 24: 5pm-7pm
Value City
50400 Gratiot Ave, New Baltimore, MI 48051

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Registration is facilitated throgugh Eastside Racing Company on the platform EnMotive. It couldn't be easier! Just follow the step-by-step instructions and submit payment through the secure online form.

COURSE INFORMATION

THE 5K ROUTE

The race begins on Cotton Road with runners traveling away from Graitot Avenue. The first turn will be a right at Dove Lane, which will take runners to Sparrow Court. After a quick cross via a side path, runners will make a left onto Michelle Ann Drive. A right turn will be made on Clark Circle and then on to Celeste Street. Another right at Kelly Lee Lane wand left at Galassi Street will begin the loop in the course. To close the loop, runners will make a right onto Fuller Road past a bend in the road and another right onto Kuchenmeister Street. Participants will find themselves face-to-face with Michelle Ann Drive which begins a repeat of the first half of the course to finish the 5K where they back at Cruise Headquarters. The full course will have clear markers and indicators of the path.

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THE 1K ROUTE

The 1K will be a led path around Headquarters, staying onsite for the duration. Bibs will be given to those who want them, but racing times will not be recorded.

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PRE-RUN STRETCHING
PRESENTED BY TOTAL LIFE CHANGES

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Our friends at Total Life Changes (TLC) will be on site with an instructor leading a half hour stretch at 8:30am! Get there early and get warm with a professional. 

WHAT ABOUT PRIZE MONEY? AGE CATEGORIES?

CASH PRIZES

1st Place Male: $500
1st Place Female: $500
2nd Place Male: $250
2nd Place Female: $250
3rd Place Male: $100
3rd Place Female: $100

AND THAT'S NOT ALL!
A $25 HANSON'S GIFT CARD WILL GO TO THE TOP FINISHERS IN EACH AGE CATEGORY.

YOUTH // 13 AND UNDER

HIGH SCHOOL // 14 - 18

OVERALL TWENTIES // 19 - 29

OVERALL THIRTIES // 30 - 39

 OVERALL FORTIES // 40 - 49

MASTER // 50 - 59

GRANDMASTER // 60-69

GREAT GRANDMASTER // 70+

AND YOUR FAVORITE SCHOOL DISTRICT CAN WIN $1K!

The local school district with the most pledged support will win $1K awarded to the athletic department! Pledged support is counted after a runner is registered and finishes the 5K or 1K. Pledged support is not just for students and alumni; it is open to everyone! Who doesn't love a good local rivalry?

Anchor Bay
Chippewa Valley
Dakota
L'anse Creuse Central
L'anse Creuse North
New Haven

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ARE YOU A COACH? ATHLETIC DIRECTOR? PRINCIPAL?

We appeal to you to consider participating in the 5K! Aside from promoting physical fitness and school unity, this is a low-cost opportunity to add a grand to your budget. Read a letter from Chesterfield 5K Organizer Robert Boccomino.

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Monitoring of the race will be provided by Eastside Racing Company, which has served the Detroit Metropolitan Area for 30 years.

 

Each runner will be given an electronic chip that will measure the distance traveled and the time it took. Results will available shortly thereafter on their website.

CAN I SPONSOR THE 5K?

YES! YOU CAN!

Since this is the first year of this will-be annual event, it's the perfect time to get in on the ground floor! Get great exposure for your business or organization with one of our set packages, or customize your own.

DONNA WEATHERBY

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & SPECIAL EVENTS

313.510.8340

DONNAWEATHERBY2@GMAIL.COM

Opportunities are available at all scale levels and we want to hear from you.  Let's start a conversation and find a package that is right for you!

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PRESENTING SPONSOR

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The Presenting Sponsor of the inauguraul Chesterfield 5K is Total Life Changes!

"The TLC brand is built on the same principles from our basement beginnings. We work hard every day to make sure our customers feel healthier and more energized, our employees feel inspired, and our Life Changers feel supported and excited. Our brand’s foundation lies in our belief in each of our seven core values. While operating by these seven core values, and changing lives around the world, we are accomplishing our purpose: Providing products and a community that you’ll feel! To support our purpose of providing products and a community that you’ll feel, we operate by seven core values. These core values are reinforced, protected and celebrated in everything that TLC does. We realize that operating under the umbrella of our values has made us successful so far, and by continuing to operate under them keep us on the path of continual growth into the future."

5K SPONSORS

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HOW DO I STAY INFORMED?

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CONTACT
Robert Boccomino – robertboccomino@gmail.com

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@Chesterfield5K