It’s a milestone year for the Northwestern Michigan College business students, who are behind the BIG Little Hero Race, a family-friendly 10K & 5K & kids fun run held on the Traverse City campus each April. This superhero-themed race, which raises funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan, is celebrating its fifth year. Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 13.

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NMC students Nick Mulvaine, Katy Rogers and Liz Manor share the details of this year’s race on the latest episode of the Michigan Runner Girl podcast. Also joining the conversation: Race Director Kyle Brownley and Ty Schmidt, this year’s Local Hero and co-founder of Norte, a Traverse City-based organization dedicated to building stronger, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities by empowering the young and young at heart.
This race is always a great time—runners and walkers dress up in fun superhero costumes (MRG was Wonder Woman one yearand there are tons of activities post-race for kids and their families. It’s also a perfect training race for Traverse City Bayshore Marathon runners. Most importantly, the race benefits an essential organization in the community, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Michigan.
Watch for giveaways on the BIG Little Hero Race Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/BigLittleHeroRace/ 

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