Maybury State Park - Michigan State Police Fall Color Run

From: Maybury State Park

10/1/2016

Contact Information:
(248) 349-8390
Address:
20145 Beck Road
Northville, MI 48167
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The Department of Michigan State Police proudly hosts the 21st Annual Michigan State Police 5K Run/Walk. Participants are encouraged to register early for this event! Beautiful Maybury State Park in Northville will be the location of this event (Enter at entrance on 8 Mile Road/West of Beck Road approximately 5 miles west of I-275 Freeway, 49575 8 Mile Road, Northville, MI).

We have an exciting new course this year that will begin and end at the Trailhead Shelter! Portions of the 5K run/walk are one paved as well as dirt trails. Dogs are permitted as long as they are on a leash. Jogging strollers are welcomed as well. Awards will be given for the overall top male and female 5K runners, as well as top runners in their age groups (Ex. 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, all the way up to 70 & over). Awards will also be given to the top male and female law enforcement winners (MCOLES certified). 5K walkers will participate in a non-competitive walk.

Registration PDF fliers will be available and can be obtained from the Thin Blue Line of Michigan's (TBL) website, www.tblofmi.com (Click on "Store", then click on "Events" and then "21st Annual MSP Fall Color 5K Run/Walk.") Participants may also register for our event online on TBL's website listed above. Registration is $25 per participant before 9/1 and a long or short-sleeved t-shirt is included with the registration fee. After 9/1, registration is $30 per participant and there is NO GUARANTEE of a t-shirt for participants who register late! Please register early to avoid disappointment as our event always has great t-shirts! Registration includes refreshments, a raffle will be held afterwards, and awards for top competitors in their age group and event! Preregistration and late registration will occur from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at the Trailhead Shelter in Maybury State Park.

An Opening Ceremony will begin at 8:45 a.m. Start time for this event will begin at 9 a.m. Proceeds of this event will benefit the "Thin Blue Line of Michigan" which is a non-profit, strictly volunteer organization, dedicated to providing assistance to law enforcement families in crisis and also the "MSP Fallen Trooper Memorial" which is a memorial in Lansing, Michigan, that honors all Michigan State Troopers who have died in the line-of-duty.

For more information, contact Trooper Brenda Hoffmann, Michigan State Police at 313-720-5249, fallcolorrun@gmail.com, or contact the TBL coordinator at 517-540-6572 or events@tblofmi.com.

Please Note: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources makes every effort to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information on the web calendar. However, dates occasionally change and events may be canceled for any reason. Please call the unit hosting the event to confirm dates and times prior to your arrival.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into all Michigan state parks and recreation areas. Check "YES" when you renew your license plate. Learn more at www.michigan.gov/recreationpassport.

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