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Name: Grit Your Grief 5K- Run, Walk, Roll and Color Run
Date: May 18, 2024
Starting Line for the 5K Run the Runway 2023
Event Description:

The Children's Grief Center of the Great Lakes Bay Region's

4th Annual

Grit Your Grief 5K


May 18th: LIVE Race Event at MBS International Airport on the runway including a Family Color Run on MBS property.

May 18th-31st: Virtual Race Weeks

5K Race Details:

LIVE Race Event on May 18th

9:55 AM - Competitive Wheelchairs and Handcycles

10:00 AM - Competitive Run/Walk

10:05 AM - Fun Run/Walk

The path will include MBS taxiways and a portion of a main runway!

VIRTUAL Race Weeks (May 18-31)

Participants choose their own routes. Race packets can be scheduled for pick up or mailed for an additional fee.


Run, Walk, Roll on the Runway- $35

Color Run-$20

Spectator- $10 (to watch the race from the secured area on the runway)

Family Color Run Details:

Time: 11:30 AM

Participants will receive a free T-shirt if registered by April 16. All participants must be registered to get a T-shirt. Kids may register after, or onsite, but please wear a white shirt should they not be available.

Please note: due to FAA regulations, the color run will be on MBS property, but not on a runway.

Spectator Pass: Spectator pass will allow you to watch the 5K on the Runway from the secure area on the runway and will give the holder access to the paid kids activities.

Memorial Signs:
Memorial signs to celebrate and honor loved ones who have died can be purchased through the race website. Signs will be displayed on MBS property at the event.

This is a Great Lakes Bay Regional event. All proceeds will directly benefit ALL of the children and families we serve in the Great Lakes Bay Region. We are grateful for our amazing Great Lakes Bay Region communities and look forward to having you participate!

Event Media:
MBS International Airport
8500 Garfield Rd. Freeland, MI 48623
Date/Time Information:
8 AM -10 AM - Packet Pickup
9 AM -1 PM – Kids Area and Activities
9:45 AM – Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:55 AM - Competitive Wheelchairs and Handcycles 
10:00 AM - Competitive Run/Walk
10:05 AM - Fun Run/Walk
11:30 AM - 1-Mile Family Color Run
Contact Information:
The Children's Grief Center - 989-495-9335 - admin@childrensgriefglbr.org

Run, Walk, Roll on the Runway- $35

Color Run-$20

Spectator- $10 (to watch the race from the secured area on the runway)

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