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Grand River Run

The Grand River Run 8K timed trail race consists of equal parts paved trail and natural/enhanced packed dirt and grassy trails at a scenic 240 acre nature preserve located in Ada Township. 8K runners will traverse through wetlands, woodlands, and prairie meadows while enjoying nature and views of the Grand River throughout the course. Top finisher awards and medals. All runners will receive a race shirt, refreshments, and a great "family-friendly" Fall River Festival at the finish line!

When: September
(This trail race takes place in September each year. Visit race website link below for details.)

Location: Michigan, United States
Geographic Area: Western Michigan
Nearby City: Grand Rapids

Event 1:
Race Length: 8 km (5 mi)
50% dirt trails, 0% dirt roads, 50% paved
Event 2:
Race Length: 5 km (3.1 mi)
0% dirt trails, 0% dirt roads, 100% paved
Event 3:
Race Length: 1.5 miles (2.4 km)
0% dirt trails, 0% dirt roads, 100% paved
Additional Information

Website URL: http://www.grandriver-run.com (opens new window)
Race Director: grandriverrun
Phone: (616) 975-0945

In addition to the timed 8K trail race (3rd annual event), is a 5K paved timed trail race (timed), followed by a Family Fun Run/Walk (non-timed 1.5 Miles) in which all kids will receive recognition and 8K & 5K registrants may join their friends/family for free. Free parking is available onsite, and following the 8K and 5K timed trail race events (chip to chip timed), runners can join family members for free in the 1.5 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk event. Awards ceremony to follow the 5K. The free post-race family-friendly, Roselle Park Fall River Festival is available all day until 4PM. Enjoy live music, food, nature themed arts/crafts, activities, displays, hikes, live animal interactions, and more!



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Submitted On: 5/07/2014
By: grandriverrun (Race Director)

Editors: alloutevents



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