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Race to a Million 3K Walk

Potter Park Zoo. 1301 South Pennsylvania Avenue, Lansing, MI 48912
Race to a Million supports the Greater Lansing Food Bank in the fight against hunger. Join us for a 3K Family Fun Walk at Potter Zoo Park. Included in registration is admission to the zoo, parking and a race t-shirt. Enjoy a post-walk celebration, complete with prizes, raffles, healthy snacks and family-friendly activities.
Free zoo admission is included with the price of registration! On-site registration begins 7:30 a.m. Race begins at 8:30 a.m (rain or shine), Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Tigers Den Pavilion.
Adult: Pre-Registration, $20/person ($25 race day)
Child (3-11): Pre-Registration, $10/child ($15 race day)
Children under 3: Free
Register at

HMA Promotions. 2167525151.

Capital Area Humane Society's Walk for the Animals

Fitzgerald Park in Grand Ledge
The Capital Area Humane Society's Walk for the Animals features an unofficial 5k and 1-mile course. Register online at and have friends and family sponsor you to help CAHS save the lives of homeless animals in Mid-Michigan. Other activities include carnivals games for humans and dogs, a pancake breakfast, and much more!

Jamie Fuhr - (517)626-6060 ext. 120

Grass Lake Heritage Day Festival & 5K Run/Walk

Grass Lake
Free activities.

For more information or to register for the 5K, call 517-262-3032, or 517-522-4088, or, or

USRA Half Marathon Series Event

Hawk Island
Half Marathon 5K Fun Run/Walk. Start/finish at Hawk Island and run the scenic Lansing River Trail. Runners and walkers welcome. Finish line party with music and refreshments. Commemorative shirts/medals. Part of 25-city nationwide USRA Half Marathon Series.

For more information go to:

2014 American Heart Association Heart Walk

Delta Dental - 4100 Okemos Rd. Okemos, MI 48864
Step up to stop heart disease and stroke. The American Heart Associations’ Heart Walks fight heart disease & stroke, America’s #1 and #4 killers, by raising money to support lifesaving research, programs and education. The Heart Walk also helps people take the first steps toward a heart-healthy lifestyle by eating better and moving more.
Heart Walks are fun for the whole family with health screenings, kids activities, and more. Form a team today to help raise funds for the American Heart Association's Heart Walk in Lansing.

For more information contact Kimberly Earnshaw at 1-800-968-1040 or 269- 808-2783 or via email at Also visit the local Heart Walk site at

WHEN: Saturday, September 13
8:30 AM - Doors open for registration
9:30 AM – Walk begins

WHERE: Delta Dental offices in Okemos
4100 Okemos Rd

Kimberly Earnshaw - 1-800-968-1040 OR Visit

Walking In Our Community Series

Jun 8, 2013 - Dec 7, 2013 Varies; June 8: 2-4pm; July 17: 7pm; July 20: 8:30am; August 13: 7pm; September 2: 9-11:45am; September 7: 9:45am; October 5: 10am; November 9: TBA; December 7: 10am.

Varies. June 8th event at St. Joseph's Tabernacle Church in Lansing.
Exciting FREE walks to explore our amazing parks, trails, historical neighborhoods and farmers’ markets. The monthly events are held rain or shine or snow, dress for the weather and join the fun!

June 8 – 2:00 - 4:00 pm at St Joseph’s Tabernacle Church, Lansing
July 17 – 7:00 pm Trail Walk at Harris Nature Center, Okemos
July 20 – 8:30 am St. John’s Walk/Farmers Market, 100 E State St., St. Johns
August 13 – 7:00 pm Grand Ledge walks with the Mayor, Location TBD
September 2 – 9:00 – 11:45 am Labor Day Bridge Walk, Fitzgerald Park, 133 Fitzgerald , Grand
September 7 – 9:45 am ‘Live Life N’spired Walk’ & Health Screenings at Hayes Green
Beach Hospital, Charlotte
October 5 – 10:00 am Fall Color Trail Walk at Burchfield Park, Holt
November 9 – Time TBA Walk in Williamston with Jodi Davis, BCBSM Walking and
Healthy Living Advocate
December 7 – 10:00am Holiday Window Shopping and Cocoa at Eastwood Towne Center

Please visit or call Alicia Armstrong, Playmakers, 517-282-5035.

Choosing Health Rally

Jun 8, 2013 1:30pm-4:30pm

The Armory & St. Joseph Tabernacle Church, 330 Marshall St., Lansing, MI
The FREE Spring/Summer Choosing Health Rally features children's activities (games & prizes), speakers and demonstrations (learn about healthy eating), door prizes, taste of health (food samples from area restaurants), a community walk and lifestyle resources.

Registration is requested but not required. Please call (517) 347-3377 or email for more information.