April 20th 2013
Half Marathon: 9:00am
5k & 10k: 9:10am
Island Park - Downtown Mt. Pleasant
331 N. Main St.
Mt. Pleasant MI, 48858
Come join Club Running at CMU for the first race of the Michigan Half Marathon Series. This will be the third year that The Chip River Run has been hosted. All races will start and finish along the fun and naturistic trail systems located in the downtown Mt. Pleasant area. This will also be the opening day for the Mt. Pleasant parks systems. So please come out and enjoy a strole around the 5 beautiful parks that Mt. Pleasant has developed for its community. Don't be afraid to invite friends and family either as there are plenty of things to do while waiting for finishers.
Things to do while waiting during and after the race:
Spectators will have all sorts of things to do while waiting. Island park has a skate park, water park, an extremely large play place, multiple softball and baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, horse shoe pits.....shoot! You can even play shuffle board around the finishing stretch!!! Bring the family, invite your friends (CMU alumni gatherings!?!?) and enjoy the downtown Mt. Pleasant area as it blossoms into the spring season.
Race Entry Gift
Custom designed Nalgene water bottles (BPA Free)
Race Entry Fees
One month ahead--- Half: $25 / 10k: $20 / 5k: $15
1 month - 2 week--- Half: $30 / 10k: $25 / 5k: $20
2 weeks - Race Day-- Half: $35 / 10k: $30 / 5k: $25
Age Group Awards
Half Marathon: Free pair of running shoes
10k: Free race entry into a future MI Half Series Event
5k: Free race entry into a future MI Half Series Event
16 & Under 17-22 23-28 29-34 35-40
41-46 47-52 53-58 59-64 65 & UP
Available at online registration or on race day for $15. All sizes are not guaranteed to be in stock on race day.
All race are on an out and back route with a short loop at the end to turn each race around. The 5k will be on all pavement following along the Chippewa River making multiple bridge crossings. The half marathoners and 10kers will experience the same route but continue out further to vites woods. The 10k runners will run a loop around Vites woods and then head back to Island Park. The half marathoners will finish their portion of the race by running a 3.5 miles on some of Mt. Pleasants most difficult side streets.
Packet Pick Up
Day of the event
Saturday: 7:00 am - 9:00 am