TGIS 5K Run/Walk

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May 21, 2016

About This Activity

Event details and schedule:

  • Mark your calendars for this 5k Run/Walk at Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery. This race has been reviewed for the physical activity content and has been endorsed by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports.  
  • This race will be professionally chipped timed by Mac’s Sports Timing.  A TGIS t-shirt is included in the price of registration as well as a swag bag.  T-shirts are only guaranteed for pre-registration participants.  5k finishers will receive a customized metal.  Snacks will also be provided at end of race which include muffins, fruit breads, fruit and beverages.
  • 5K run/walk will start at 9:00 am.  Please arrive 45 minutes early for non-registered participants and 30 minutes early for pre-registered participants.  1 mile Kids Fun Run will start immediately after 5k is complete.  Parents, no need to worry about your kids during the 5k run/walk.  Exercise assured your kids will be supervised while on the inflatables or visiting the Fish Hatchery.


Rain or shine the TGIS 5k Run/Walk will take place on Saturday May 9th!  In case of lightning, run will be delayed 30 minutes.  Fish Hatchery has plenty of shelter.  Registration is also the day of event.  T-shirts are still available. 



  • Packet Pickup & Late Registration – 7:30 am to 8:45 am
  • 5K Run/Walk Start – 9:00 am (5k will begin with runners at front of line and walkers in back).
  • 1 Mile Fun Run – After the conclusion of the 5K Run/Walk


Packet pick-up:

Packet pick-up will be the day of event.  Please arrive 30 minutes early for pre-registered participants.  If you haven’t registered it’s not too late.  Registration will take place the day of the event as well.  Please arrive 30-45 minutes before race to register.


Awards and Age Categories:  

  • Top 3 Male and top 3 Female 5k finishers in each of the following age division:
  • Categories: Under 10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over
  • Some of the awards include:  $10 car wash, LaCantina gift cards, Strand Theater, candy and Gazelle Sports t-shirts


Kids Fun Run: 
Children of all ages are invited to join us on May 9th for the one-mile Kids Fun Run. This is a non-competitive event welcomes parents and strollers. Parents need not register. All children registered by May 1, 2015 will receive a free t-shirt. T-shirts will also be available for purchase the day of the event while supplies last.  All children participating in the Kids Fun Run will receive a TGIS finishers ribbon and a balloon.    Inflatable will be available for entertainment for the kids. 



Thank you to all our sponsors for supporting PPHS Athletes which will keep all monies right here in Van Buren County.   Sponsors include:   Lakes and Country Real Estate, Honor Credit Union, Coca-Cola,  Maple Lake Chiropratic, Family Fare, LaCantina,  Advantage Roofing and Exteriors, Welchs, Lousenberry Excavating, Meijer, General Equipment Rental, Premier Catering


Swag bags: 

PNC Bag, PNC waterbottle, TGIS T-shirt, Emergen-C packets, Pen, Box of Bandaids, BioFreeze   



Timing and scoring will be provided by Mac’s Sports Timing. Results will be available following the race and posted online at

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 Run/Walk

May 21, 2016 (Saturday) - 09:00
5 kilometers

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