2017-06-17 09:00:002017-06-17 11:45:00America/DetroitAlex's Duck Duck RunHelp us raise funds for childhood cancer research on Saturday, June 17, 2107. The 5K Run/Walk & 1K Kids' Fun Run takes place at Margaret Upton Arboretum in St. Joseph. St. Joseph, MIThe Alex Mandarino Foundation
WHERE TO MEET:
The 5K Run/Walk & 1K Kids’ Fun Run will start and end at Margaret Upton Arboretum on Water Street (along the St. Joseph River) in St. Joseph, Michigan on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The Kids’ Fun Run begins at 9:20 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk begins at 10 a.m.
5K RUN/WALK COURSE:
This course will take runners and walkers along the beautiful St. Joseph River and two Lake Michigan beaches. Participants will race along Silver Beach, Lions Park Beach, the Howard Recreational Trail and then through the Whirlpool Compass Fountain. Runners will be chip timed using the Bib Tag System.
1K KIDS’ FUN RUN COURSE:
The non-competitive run (0.62 miles) is for ages 10 years and younger. It starts prior to the 5K. With volunteers cheering along the way, the children will follow a safe route along a paved sidewalk. Parents are encouraged to run with younger children. All participants receive a race bib, award and t-shirt. After the race the kids can enjoy face painting, balloon animals, carnival games, inflatable slides and music! Pre-registration is recommended.
5K Run/Walk Pre-Registration: $25 (on or before June 4)
5K Flock (sign-up 4 runners/walkers): $80 (on or before June 4)
5K Run/Walk Late Registration: $30 (June 5 – June 17)
1K Kids’ Fun Run: $15 (ages 10 and younger)
WAYS TO SIGN UP:
In Person: Taylor’d Running, 1501 Niles Ave., St. Joseph, MI
At Packet Pick-Up: June 16 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Taylor’d Running, 1501 Niles Ave., St. Joseph
On Race Day: June 17 from 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. at Margaret Upton Arboretum
A short sleeve Sport-Tek tee is guaranteed to all who register by June 4, 2017. We strongly encourage you to register early. T-shirts may not be available on race day for late entrants. Not sure what shirt or size to order? Adult Size ChartWomen’s Size ChartYouth Size Chart
Medals will be given to the first 2 female and first 2 male finishers in each of these categories for the 5K run: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & up.
FREE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS:
Funny Face Face Painting
Carnival Games & Prizes
Inflatable Obstacle Course
There will be no refunds for the 2017 race.
Race management reserves the right to cancel or modify the event due to unfavorable conditions.
Registration fees are not refundable in the event of cancellation.
If you do not register on or before June 4, 2017 we cannot guarentee a shirt.
DO YOU KNOW A CHILD WITH CANCER?
Families with a child in cancer treatment can participate in Alex’s Duck Duck Run free of charge. We will waive the registration fees so the family can have fun and help us raise awareness for childhood cancer.