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Activities: Virtual race, 21 Miles

21miles for 21years Challenge

Walk. Bike. Paddle. Run. Or Mix & Match!

You Choose Your Adventure.

May 21- June 21, 2022


Registration: Opens Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - Free t-shirts for all participants who register by Friday, April 29th!
Kick-Off Event: Saturday, May 21, 2022 - See details below!
Challenge Event: Saturday, May 21 - Tuesday, June 21, 2022



Michael's Place is excited to announce the return of our fun, family-friendly, choose your adventure challenge, presented by North Bay Produce and Bill Marsh Buick/GMC!

Last year, Michael's Place celebrated 20 years of providing grief support services to our community with the 20miles for 20years Virtual Challenge. Our sponsors and participants raised over $33,000 to support the mission! This year, we've upped our game. The challenge is 21 miles and the goal is $35,000.

This is not your average fun run! All ages and fitness levels can join in.  Walk. Hike. Bike. Paddle. Run...Or Mix & Match! You can choose your own adventure combo to achieve 21 miles during the event dates of May 21 - June 21. Grab your family and friends...the challenge begins May 21st!

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Join us at Hull Park for a fun, family-friendly event to kick off this special challenge!

Hull Park - 660 Hannah Avenue
11:00am - 1:00pm

Details on the event to come!



$35 per registrant - Adult Choose Your Adventure: Walk.Bike.Paddle.Run. Or Mix & Match!
Registrants can participate individually, or with a team. The Challenge Team option is available during registration or by following the "Challenge Team" tab at the top of the page! Gather a team of 4 or more and receive $5 off each participant's registration!

$21 per registrant - Kids & Family Choose Your Adventure: Walk.Bike.Paddle.Run. Or Mix & Match!
We encourage you to participate as a family! Registrants under 18 and their family members can register at the discounted rate of $21, which means adults save $14 on their registration! Kids & Family registrants can create or join a "Challenge Team". The Challenge Team option is available during registration or by following the "Challenge Team" tab at the top of the page! 



Interested in supporting Michael's Place and our grieving community? Join in by donating directly to the challenge, or creating a fundraiser in memory of a loved one, or simply in support of those grieving. Your investment helps Michael's Place continue to provide vital grief support and resources, without the burden of cost to the families served. Head to the Donate page to get started!



RunSignup Referral Rewards
If three participants sign up for the race using your referral code, you will receive a $5 refund! 

Random Prize Drawing
Lucky participants will be chosen at random during the last week of June following the race! All participants are eligible for the drawing.

Michael’s Place Photo Contests
There are 4 photo contest categories:

1. Most unique location
2. Best team photo
3. Most creative challenge
4. Best selfie 

How to enter the photo contest(s):

  • E-mail your photo by 6/20/22 at 11:59 pm to: with the subject line: "MP Photo Contest: ____" (fill in the blank with the name of the category you are entering. For example, MP Photo Contest: Best Selfie).
  • Include your name and mailing address in the email message so we can match it with your registration info.
  • You are encouraged to post the photo on Instagram and/or Facebook with hashtag #21milesfor21years and tag us @mymichaelsplace (FB) or @michaelsplacetc (IG)
  • Winners will get a prize! We will mail it or email it to the contact info you provided.
  • Submission of a photo into the contest implies your consent for Michael’s Place to publish the photo in public spaces such as our website, e-newsletter, future MP flyers, and social media platforms. 


The sky is the limit for this challenge. Do anything you love that can count toward 21 miles, upload your time to track your progress, or just have fun doing good for others and yourself! Follow us on Facebook or Instagram for challenge updates.  Share a post with a few pics and tag us @mymichaelsplace (FB) or @michaelsplacetc (IG) and #21milesfor21years with any updates!


Have questions? Contact the Challenge Director at or 231-947-6453 ext #8


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