32nd Annual Grape Lake 5k Run Walk

Maple Lake, Paw Paw
September 11, 2021 - 9:00am - 11:00am
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Move for Mental Health

Paw Paw is proud to present the Grape Lake 5K Run/Walk as part of our commitment to maintain and improve health. The event is endorsed by the Governor's Council on
Physical Fitness, Health, and Sports. It is also a part of the 14th Annual Michigan Fruit Belt Challenge.

The proceeds for this run will go back into our community. This year our proceeds will go to:

  • Community Mental Health
  • Van Buren County Suicide Prevention Coalition
  • Daily Recovery Zone

 

Click the image below to sign up for the race!


The Course
The Grape Lake 5k Run/Walk course will begin on Lake St., near the Mental Health Building, goes around beautiful Maple Lake and then finishes on Willard St.  Parking is
available at the Tri-County Head Start building located at 775 Hazen St.

Registration

Online Registration
Click HERE to register online. The cost is $32.74. Make sure to return by September 25 to receive a Grape Lake 5K t-shirt!

Paper Registration
Paper registration is $35.00. You can download the paper application by clicking the "DOWNLOAD INFORMATION" button above. Send the application and payment by mail to: Grape Lake 5K PO BOX 125, Paw Paw. You can also drop off your paper application to Freshwater Community Church during office hours. Make sure to return by September 25 to receive a Grape Lake 5K t-shirt!


In-Person Registration
You can also register at the Grape Lake 5k registration tent, at 801 Hazen St on both Friday and Saturday (late registration will not be provided a T-Shirt). Late registration starts Friday from 5 pm to 7 pm and Saturday from 7:30 am to 8:30 am.

 

More Information

Recognition and Prizes
Both a timing start strip and finish strip will be used for this race. Awards will be based on actual chip time, not gun time. Walkers may not run. If seen running, a walker will be disqualified. The awards ceremony will follow the race and start when the results are ready by T&H Timing. Preliminary results will be posted while runners and walkers are still finishing.


Live Results
Participants with a smartphone, tablet, or computer can access their results within moments of crossing the finish line by entering a URL that will be provided at packet pick-up. No need to stand in line to look up your results. Overall place, age group, and time will be available by entering your name or bib number into the live results link. Printed results will also be available. Online results can also be found on our runsignup race page! 

 

14th Annual Challenge Fitness 2021 Michigan Fruit Belt Challenge
The Grape Lake Race is proud to be a part of the 2021 Michigan Fruit Belt Series. This series highlights the importance of including fruit in your daily diet as well as
exercise. Visit facebook.com/groups/746936272506365 for more information.

Thank you to all of our Wine & Harvest Festival Sponsors