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  • Wheatlake Festival of the Races

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    Name: Wheatlake Festival of the Races
    Date: May 20, 2017
    Time: 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Registration: 6 a.m. Race 8 a.m. Awards 10:40 a.m. at the Bandshell
    The half marathon starts at the Reed City Depot. The 10K run starts at Paris Park. Both races end at the Bandshell behind Big Rapids Middle School. The Course closes at 11 a.m. Buses depart Big Rapids at 6:45 a.m. and 7 a.m. 
    5K Run & Wellness Walk
    Registration: 8 a.m. Run/Walk: 9 a.m. Awards: 10:40 a.m. at the Bandshell.
    Course: Starts at Hemlock Park, ends at the Bandshell
    Kids Dash- children up to age 10
    Registration: 10 a.m. Dash: 10:30 a.m. 
    Course: Outlined on the Big Rapids Middle School soccer field.
    Participants receive a special prize.
    Free Skin Cancer Screenings
    8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center staff will provide free screenings at the Bandshell.

    Race proceeds will benefit the Susan P. Wheatlake Cancer and Wellness Fund, an endowment of the Spectrum Health Foundation Big Rapids and Reed City Hospitals. The fund provides resources and materials for use by patients and families facing cancer in our region.
    Located Behind Big Rapids Middle School 

    500 N. Warren Ave. 
    Contact Information:
    Travis Kroll, 231 832 6687
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