Race Information

  • Name
    Grape Lake 5K
  • City
    Paw Paw, MI
    Van Buren County
  • Events
    5K run
  • Event Categories
  • Race Date
    Sep 11, 2021 Saturday
  • Primary Link
  • Details from event's RunSignUp.com listing:

    Please join us for the 32nd Annual Paw Paw Grape Lake 5k Walk/Run, because we are committed to maintaining and improving health especially those recovering from substance abuse. 

    The race again will go around beautiful Maple Lake, starting on Lake Street near the Van Buren Community Mental Health Building (VBCMH) 801 Hazen Street, Paw Paw MI 49079 and ending up on Willard Street.  

    This event has been reviewed for the physical activity content and has been endorsed by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. This does not reflect endorsement of the sponsoring organization or the product used. Proceeds from the event will help support agencies that focus on helping Van Buren County residents recovering from substance abuse and will also help their families. 

    TEE SHIRT OPTION: This year our quality t-shirt is a Marathon Performance Tee, 3.5 oz., 100% polyester, Moisture wicking, Odor resistant, Stain release and taped shoulder seams. According to reviews, these shirts fit as expected. A no shirt option is also available for a reduced fee. NOTE: There is no guarantee of shirt availability after the early registration deadline. During late registration, shirts (if available) will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.  

    RESULTS AND AWARDS: Both a timing start strip and finish strip will be used for this race. Awards will be based on actual chip time not gun time. Walkers may not run. If seen running, a walker will be disqualified. Everyone that runs or walks and finishes the race will receive a participation medal. The awards ceremony will follow the race and start when the results are ready by T&H Timing. Preliminary results will be posted while runners and walkers are still finishing. The top three (3) finishers in each age division, male and female will receive a medal with where they placed on the back. Results will be posted at Results will be posted at  http://www.runsignup.com/grapelakerdot/results


    ARRIVAL AND PARKING:  Parking will be located at the Van Buren Community Mental Health parking lot 801 Hazen, VBISD Transition Center parking lot 811 Hazen Street, Tri -County Head Start parking lot  775 Hazen Street and Paw Paw Elementary School Parking Lot 712 North Street.   Please allow plenty of time for parking signage and traffic volunteers will be available to help you.-

    Questions regarding registration? Contact Kathy Dahms Registration Director 
    GrapeLake5k@gmail.com or 269-716-2880



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    Jul 25, 2012
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Dec 6, 2020
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