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SWMI Racers Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 23, 2017, 07:30am
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Looking for a local Thanksgiving Day Run? Chek out this event organized by the Red Arrow Club for Endurance, Running and walking Sports. They have generously designated net proceeds to benefit West Michigan Guardianship, a program of Child & Family Services of Southwestern Michigan.

The 2017 5K Run/Walk event starts and finishes at the Dwight Pete Mitchell City Center Park in Benton Harbor, with refreshments, awards and random door prizes after the race.

Thank you to the Benton Harbor Public Library for opening their lobby on Thanksgiving morning for same day registration and packet pickup! The Benton Harbor Public Library is located on the corner of Wall and 5th Streets, across from the Benton Harbor Police Department.

Same day registration and packet pickup opens at 7:30 am with registration closing at 8:45 am. City Center Park is located just a block from library. The 5K Run/ Walk begins at 9:00 am, heading south and west from the park to Riverview Drive.

This is a chip timed event. Overall male and female finishers in the run and walk divisions will receive individual awards. Medals go to top male and female age group finishers in the 5K run and walk. Registration includes a short sleeve tshirt, with a long sleeve shirt option for an additional $5.

Online registration (see contact information ) closes at 8:00 am on Tuesday, November 21. Register by 11:59 pm Sunday, November 12 to guarantee shirt size or order a long sleeve shirt.

15 and Over:

  • $20 by Midnight 11/12
  • $25 11/13 through 11/21 at 9 am
  • $30 Race Day

14 and under:

  • $15 through Race Day

No charge for adults and children pushed or pulled in strollers of any kind, wheelchairs of any kind, and wagons. Participants pushing adults or children in any stroller, wheelchair, or wagon must select the Stroller option.

SWMI RACERS members receive a $5 Discount

Select this link to register



Location : Dwight P. Mitchell City Center Park, 213 Wall Street, Benton Harbor, Michigan
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