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United Financial CU Freeland Walleye Fest 5K/10K 2019 Overview
United Financial Credit Union is once again proud to present the 10th Annual Freeland Walleye Festival Race for 2019! Join several hundred participants in running and/or walking USATF sanctioned 10k and 5k Freeland Rail Trail/road courses. Or run along with the kids on a 1 Mile trail fun run course. The Walleye Fest race is moving back to the weekend this year and will take place on a Sunday morning! And THIS year, the 10K and 5K events will be separated out so runners can participate in BOTH events if desired.
Included with entry:
Awesome custom finisher medals
Professional timing results
Free online finisher photograph
Free slice of Hungry Howie’s Pizza – courtesy of Hungry Howies in Freeland
New this year, up to 75 runners will be able to participate in the Lunker 9.3 (6.2 mile and 3.1 mile combined distances) where they’ll run in both the 10K and 5K events at a rate less than should they register for both individually. We’re separating the 2 events with the 10K starting at 7:30AM and the 5K at 9:00AM. Lunker 9.3 participants will receive a pint glass signifying their accomplishment and a long sleeved tech shirt in place of the cotton blend t-shirt.
This race is being organized as part of the 34th annual Freeland Walleye Festival through a joint effort between United Financial Credit Union, TriToFinish, Walleye Festival Organizers and Tittabawassee Township with proceeds being placed back into the Freeland community through the Freeland Lions Club, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
Date: April 28, 2019
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Location: Freeland SportsZone
Address: 5690 Midland Rd, Freeland, MI 48623
All races will begin on Stone Briar Lane in the neighborhood behind Freeland SportZone where runners will proceed to Kochville Rd. Then…
Runners will take a right onto Kochville Rd and head East before turning left (North) onto Garfield Rd. They will then run one mile before turning left onto Pierce Rd. About 1 mile later, runners will turn right onto the Freeland Rail Trail and will head North on the trail until reaching Powley Dr and turning right. After running East for about ¼ mile, runners will turn around and return to the Freeland Rail Trail; turning left and head back toward Freeland SportZone via the Rail Trail. After passing Kochville Rd, runners will turn with the rail trail just before arriving at SportsZone where the trail will take them behind the building and to the finish line near the tennis courts and pavilion.
10K RUN COURSE MAP
Note: This year's race is limited to 450 Participants! Register NOW to be sure and get your spot!
Runners will take a left on Kochville Rd and proceed to the Freeland Rail Trail before turning right (North) onto the trail and running approximately 1 mile before turning at Muirhead Rd and following it around and back onto the trail and again turning right (North). A very short time later, runners will turn around at McDonald Ford and head back toward Freeland Sportzone. After passing Kochville Rd, runners will turn with the rail trail just before arriving at SportsZone where the trail will take them behind the building and to the finish line near the tennis courts and pavilion.
5K RUN/WALK COURSE MAP
1Mile Fun Run Course
Runners will take a left on Kochville Rd and proceed to the Freeland Rail Trail before turning left (South) onto the trail toward Freeland Sportzone. Runners will turn with the rail trail just before arriving at SportsZone where the trail will take them behind the building and to the finish line near the tennis courts and pavilion.
1 MILE FUN RUN COURSE MAP
Please note that ALL youth 1 Mile Fun Run Participants MUST have a “run buddy” age 16 or older to participate.
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