Race Guide Update

Start your week out strong with Healthy & Fit Magazine’s local race update. Races include 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons, marathons, cycling races, triathlons and dualthlons. The weekly race update lists upcoming races and even features longer articles about individual races. Whether you are an avid runner, or aspire to begin, the weekly race update will give you the tools you need to find the best races in 2010.

*5K through 10 Miles*

Saturday May 1

Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy 5K – Lansing – Hawk Island County Park – 9:30 a.m.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy is the number one genetic killer of children under the age of two.  SMA is an inherited and often fatal disease that destroys the nerves controlling voluntary muscle movement, which affects crawling, walking, head and neck control, and even swallowing. Families of SMA is an international nonprofit organization founded in 1984 with the mission to find a treatment and cure for SMA.  

Visit www.fsma.org to register. 

Saturday May 1

St. Gerard Run/Walk/Rock 5K – Lansing – St. Gerard Church – 10:00 a.m.

“Faith goes the distance” with the St. Gerard Run/Walk/Rock 5K. Seniors can rock away in the rocking chair rock and children can participate in a 1/2 mile fun run.

Click here to download the printable registration form.

Sunday May 2

Heart of a Spartan 10K/5K – East Lansing – MSU Football Stadium – Start Times Vary

Choose from a 10K, 5K or 1M course and help support The Spartan Scholarship Challenge Endowment Fund.  In addition, you can get a team together to raise funds for your favorite area non profit. We’ll supply you with a fund-raising kit and help get you started. Every penny you and your team raises will go directly to your charity of choice.

Go to www.heartofaspartan.com for more information and to register online.

*Cycling Events*

Sunday May 2

Metro Grand Spring Tour – New Boston – Willow Metro Park – 10:00 a.m.

Join the Downriver Cycling Club for the 27th Metro Grand Spring Tour covering routes along teh Huron River and scenic country roads in Wayne and Monroe Counties.  Choose from 25, 45, or 62-mile routes.  

Visit lmb.org for registration information.

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