121 Ezra Rust Dr., Saginaw, MI, Saginaw, Michigan, Saginaw County, United States

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Activities: Virtual race, Running race, 5K (3.1 Miles), 1 Mile

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

1st Annual "Grit Your Grief 5K Run/Walk" FUNDRAISER

May 15th-22nd: Virtual Race Week  🏃‍♀️🏃🏽  May 22nd: LIVE RACE EVENT (Midland City Forest, 8am-1pm)

During the Virtual Race Week (May 15-22), participants choose their own routes, log their miles and times and submit as they finish. These will be listed on the race results website page at the completion of the week. The Live Race on May 22nd is an untimed trail run event. *Also on the day of the Live Race (May 22nd), there will be a "Kids Color Fun Run" held at City Forest from 10-11am. Registration is $6.00 for children 12 and under (all participants must be registered), Kids will receive a free T- shirt .

This is a Great Lakes Bay Regional event. All proceeds will directly benefit ALL of the  children and families that we serve in the Great Lakes Bay Region at each of our grief center's sites, and the onsite school grief groups that we facilitate. The live event will rotate throughout the years to come in each city we serve.  

MEMORIAL SIGNS with photos of your loved one can be purchased through this website. The signs will be displayed along the race route the day of the event and also at the Children's Grief Center the week before. Need not be a runner to purchase. Donations will be gladly accepted from our non-runner friends. 

COVID-19 guidelines for the state of Michigan will be followed and details are included in the waiver required when registering. 


$35.00  💚  EARLY REGISTRATION ✔️ March 26 - April 9:  Receive a Tie-Dye Bandana BONUS, Race T-shirt and Race Medal
$35.00  💚  REGISTRATION ✔️ April 10 - April 25:  Receive a Race T-shirt and Race Medal
$40.00  💚  LATE REGISTRATION ✔️ April 26 - May 21:  Receive a Race T-shirt ONLY IF AVAILABLE, and Race Medal

*Race Packet Pick-ups will be available throughout the region prior to May 22nd (dates and times to be announced) 

We are grateful for our amazing Great Lakes Bay Region communities and look forward to having you participate in this wonderful event. In the words of Dr. Seuss, "To the World You May be One Person and to One Person You May be the World". Thank you for being the World to us!

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. 5k Run/Walk - Virtual Race Week

    Activity Starts: 5/7/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends: 5/21/2022 23:59
    Registration opens : 4/5/2022 08:00
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 4/5/2022 08:00
      Registration closes : 5/5/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 5/6/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 6/1/2022 11:59
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.32

  2. 5k Run/Walk - Live Race & Ojibway Island (Saginaw)

    At City Forest
    Activity Starts: 5/14/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends: 5/15/2022 00:00
    Registration opens : 3/18/2022 08:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/18/2022 08:00
      Registration closes : 4/17/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 4/18/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 5/14/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.32

  3. Kids Color Fun Run - Live Race @ Ojibway Island (Saginaw)

    Must purchase a T- Shirt for child(ren) to participate in the color run.
    Activity Starts: 5/14/2022 09:00 - Activity Ends: 5/14/2022 12:00
    Registration opens : 3/17/2022 08:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/17/2022 08:00
      Registration closes : 5/8/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $6.00
      Processing fee : $1.35

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