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Overview

5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run/Walk, Kids' Fun Run This is an annual fundraising event to benefit Faithway Christian School. FCS/FHS thanks our sponsors and partners for supporting this event!

Date & Time

Race2Grace Participants Picture Saturday, May 20, 2017
START TIMES
  • 5K Run/Walk at 9:00 a.m.
  • 1 Mile Run/Walk at 9:02 a.m.
  • Kids Fun Run at 10:30 a.m.
  • Race Day Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

Location

The start and finish are at Faithway Christian School / Faithway Tabernacle Church, 1225 South Center Road Burton, MI 48509.

Parking

Parking is available at Faithway Christian School / Faith Tabernacle Church. Additional parking behind Bob Evans restaurant.

Course

The run/walk course is flat and fast on paved roads and Kelly Lake pathway. Road closures by Burton Police Department. Watch for vehicle traffic on the course.

5K Map »1 Mile Map »

VISA Gift Card Drawing, 10:45 a.m., Day of Event

All registrants of the 5K run/walk and 1 Mile run/walk will be entered into a drawing for a $300 VISA Gift Card (excludes kids fun run participants). Must be present to win!

Tech Shirts

Race shirts are sold al a cart. All shirts subject to availability for race day registrations and may be available for purchase on race day, first come, first served. Race day orders accepted. Please add $1 for 2XL.

Refreshments

Refreshments will be provided for all participants after the race. Concessions available on campus along with fun family activities.

Awards

Race2Grace Awards Picture
5K RUN & 5K WALK AWARDS
  • First overall male and female.
  • First male and female over 40 years old.
  • First three males & females in age groups 10 & under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.
  • A dozen roses will be provided by Bentley Florist to the overall male and female winners in the run and walk divisions.
race2Grace Medal Picture
ONE MILE AWARDS
  • Top overall male and female.
  • Top three males and females in age groups 17 & under.
  • Top three males and females in age groups 18 & over.

Timing & Results

Timing and results will be provided by Newton Timing & Race Services. We will be using ChronoTrack Systems, featuring the disposable B-tag that remains attached to the race number bib. Results will be posted continuously during the event for review. Complete results will be posted promptly after the event at www.newtontiming.com.

The race will use "net" time for results, allowing each participant to receive an individual start time. This means the fastest time wins, not necessarily the first to the finish line.

Walk Participant Acknowledgements

We welcome and encourage participation in the walk for those not interested in running. Please be aware that the walk event is a timed event with awards, so it is unfair for those competing if you run any portion of the event. To ensure the accuracy of the results and awards, we are implementing the following policy for the 2017 event. Thank you for your understanding. If you have any comments about this policy, please feel free to contact us.

  • Walk participants are required to walk throughout the entire 5k walk event. No running is allowed at any time. If you want to run any portion of the event, please register for the run.
  • The walk event will start after the run event. Any walker starting with the runners will be changed to the run category.
  • Walkers will be judged by their peers. If three or more people report seeing a walker run any portion of the event, they will be disqualified from the walk category. Any walker identified as running across the finish line by the timing staff, will also be disqualified from the walk.
  • Any protests must be made prior to award announcements on race day. Once awards are given, results are considered final.

Burton Race Series

Burton Race Series

The Race2Grace is event number two in the four event Burton Race Series. There is no need to register for the series, just complete three of the four events and receive a custom Burton Race Series medal. Medals will be available for pick-up at the Veterans Honor Run. To learn more about the Burton Race Series, please visit their website at www.burtonraceseries.com.