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Fallen Heroes Run 2016

Hawk Island County Park, 1601 East Cavanaugh Rd Lansing
Course: 5K, Timing by Michigan Running Foundation. Awards: Medals awarded to top 3 places in age group. Age Groups: 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+. Entry Fee: Postmarked by May 22: $18. Postmarked after May 22: $25.
Registration Online: Heroes.html
Registration by Mail: Fallen Heroes Memorial Foundation, 711 Reynolds Drive, Waterford, MI 48328
Packet Pickup: Playmakers - Lansing, May 27, 4:00-8:00PM & Day of race 8:00AM

Proceeds will create, establish, and help maintain hometown memorials in honor of the brave men and women, who have lost their lives defending the United States of America in the war against terrorism.

Saline Relay For Life

Henne Field, Saline, Michigan
Run for your life fun run (5k)
8 am registration, 9am race begins

Info: Bark for Life
10am-11am registration, event 11am-1pm

Relay for Life
1pm-3pm registration, event 3pm-10pm

For more information go to

Around the Park for Autism 5K

Cascade Falls Park, 1233 Brown, Jackson, MI 49203
Around the Park for Autism 5K - more than a race, it's a family friendly happening you won't want to miss! Come out and enjoy the morning at the newly renovated Cascades Falls Park.

David Parham, 517-914-3181

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.