39th Annual Run for the Buds 5K/10K

Published by SWMI RACERS

Saturday 5th of May 2018

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

St. Joseph, Michigan

2018-05-05 09:00:00 2018-05-05 11:30:00 America/Detroit 39th Annual Run for the Buds 5K/10K Saturday, May 5, 2018 @ 10:15 am St. Joseph, Michigan SWMI RACERS

Join us Saturday, May 5, 2018 for the

39th Annual Run for the Buds 

5K Run/Walk and 10K Run

Run for the Buds is a chip-timed 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run along the Grand Floral Parade route.  

Both the 5K and 10K routes start and finish in St. Joseph. 

The 5K route is an out and back course following Main Street in Benton Harbor.

At Riverview Drive, the 10K out and back course heads north to Jean Klock Park.

FEES:   15 and Over: $20 by 11:59 pm April 15

$25 by 9:00 am May 3

$30 Race Day

 14 and Under:  $15 through Race Day

SWMI RACERS members receive $5 Discount with code

Proceeds benefit Blossomtime Scholarship Fund.

Awards to Overall Female and Male Finishers in all three events.

Age group medals awarded to top  female and male finishers in Run and Walk Divisions

Click here for 5K Route     Click here for 10K Route

The Blossomtime Festival is the oldest and largest multi-community Festival in the state of Michigan.  This year marks its 111th Celebration with a fun filled week of wholesome family entertainment.  Proceeds from the 38th Annual Run for the Buds benefit the Blossomtime Scholarship Fund which awards scholarships to outstanding young women and men in Southwest Michigan.

Parking is available at the Berrien County Courthouse on the corner of Main and Port Streets.

Port Street is one way heading west.