This year you can participate in the Star Wars event virtually or IN PERSON!
Virtually you can run or walk your 5K anywhere you like this Spring. Virtual participants will receive the 2021 edition t-shirt, race bib and medal. (Race bib and medal made from recyclable materials!) Choose to have these items delivered or pick them up at Midland Recyclers Recycling Center anytime between May 1 and May 31, 2021.
On May 15th you can costume up in your best Star Wars gear and immerse yourself in the Star Wars universe at Midland City Forest. Do the one mile Jedi Training Course (Obstacle Course) and/or the 5K run/walk. The live event includes a festival area with Star Wars games and prizes and food vendors.
Of course, precautions will be in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Masks will be required, and social distancing will be maintained.
A Costume Contest will going on that evening as well. You do not have to sign up for any event to participate. Plaques will be awarded to 1) Best Costume made from recyclable items, 2) Best Theme Costume (Theme this year is the Mandalorian/Grogu), 3) Best Special Effects Costume (Makeup, etc.)
All Proceeds go to benefit Midland Recyclers, a 501c3 non-profit organization.