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Grape Lake 5K

September 12, 2020 # 31

Families against Narcotics is proud to present  the 31st Annual Paw Paw Grape Lake  Run Drugs out of Town as part of our commitment to maintaining and improving health.

The race again will go around beautiful Maple Lake, starting on Lake Street near the Van Buren Community Mental Health Building (VBCMH) 801 Hazen Street, Paw Paw MI 49079 and ending up at Willard Street.  

This event has been reviewed for the physical activity content and has been endorsed by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. This does not reflect endorsement of the sponsoring organization or the product used. Proceeds from the event will go to Families against Narcotics. Money raised will help people in crisis right here in Van Buren County.

TEE SHIRT OPTION: This year our quality t-shirt is a Marathon Performance Tee, 3.5 oz., 100% polyester, Moisture wicking, Odor resistant, Stain release and taped shoulder seams. According to reviews, these shirts fit as expected. A no shirt option is also available for a reduced fee. NOTE: There is no guarantee of shirt availability after the early registration deadline. During late registration, shirts (if available) will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.  

RESULTS AND AWARDS: Both a timing start strip and finish strip will be used for this race. Awards will be based on actual chip time not gun time. Walkers may not run. If seen running, a walker will be disqualified. Everyone that runs or walks and finishes the race will receive a participation medal. The awards ceremony will follow the race and start when the results are ready by T&H Timing. Preliminary results will be posted while runners and walkers are still finishing. The overall male and female runner and walker will receive a $50 gift certificate to Gazelle Sports. The top three (3) finishers in each age division, male and female will receive a medal with where they placed on the back. Results will be posted at Results will be posted at


ARRIVAL AND PARKING:  Parking will be located at the Van Buren Community Mental Health parking lot 801 Hazen, VBISD Transition Center parking lot 811 Hazen Street, Tri County Head Start parking lot  775 Hazen Street and Paw Paw Elementary School Parking Lot 712 North Street.   Please allow plenty of time for parking signage and traffic volunteers will be available to help you.

This event is organized by  Families Against Narcotics.
Questions regarding registration? Contact Kathy Dahms Registration Director 
 [email protected] or 269-716-4358



The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]




5K Walk

September 12, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:00
5 kilometers
Road Solo

5K Run

September 12, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:00
5 kilometers
Road Solo

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