Heights of Hope 5K and 1.5 Mile Run

Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:30 PM (GMT-4)

Event info
Sport: Running - road
Location: Holland, MI, United States
Registration closes: Thursday, August 15, 2019 11:59 PM (GMT-4)
Organized by: Heights of Hope
Event website: http://www.heightsofhope.com/5k
Event notes

About This Event


Both the 5K and 1.5 mile races wind through Holland Heights and have their midpoint near the Abbey Court cul-de-sac which is a central location for the work of Heights of Hope. All proceeds from the race benefit Heights of Hope, a community development organization. It is also the culminating event for our Adventure League family fitness program. Both events are run/walks. The 5K is timed. Strollers are welcome.

Check-In/Packet Pickup


Packet pick-up and Late Registration will take place starting at 4pm until 7pm on Friday, August 16 at Calvary Reformed Church (995 East 8th St. Holland, MI 49423). Packet pick-up and Late Registration will start again at 3:00 PM until 5:00pm race day at Calvary Church. Shirts are guaranteed for participants who register by August 1.

Course


The 5K race will begin at 5:30PM in the parking lot of Calvary Church. Out of the parking lot the 5K race turns left onto Grandview Ave. heading north. The 1.5 mile race will begin at 6:30PM. The 1.5 mile run will also start in the Calvary Reformed Church parking lot, but will turn RIGHT out of the parking lot heading south on Grandview.

Parking


Parking is available in the Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church parking lot which is a few blocks west along 8th street, from Calvary Reformed Church where the race will start. The address for Holland Heights CRC is 836 E. 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423.

Block Party and Awards


After the race: free PIG ROAST, including blueberries and ice cream, and Biggby iced coffee. We raffle off prizes and hold an award ceremony for our finishers. In the 5k event we award medals 3-deep for age groups (6 and under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39,...etc), a prize for the top 3 finishers with strollers and the overall winner for men and women. Also, 2 Team awards: for most participants and for the 5 fastest participants (scored like a cross-country meet).
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Event registration is not available at this time• Registration will open on May 1, 2019 12:01 AM (GMT-4)