Sunday, May 20, 2012

Manistee Firecracker 5K 2012

Get ready for the best Manistee Firecracker 5K ever this summer!  This year's race, held during the annual Manistee Forest Festival, takes place Saturday, July 7th, beginning with the 1K fun run at 8:00 am and the 5K run/walk following at 8:15.  Starting at Manistee High School, run through quiet, tree-lined neighborhoods to Manistee's newly remodeled 1st St. Beach waterfront on newly paved streets.  You'll be sure to run your fastest time of the year!

Race entry includes a specially designed T-shirt.  Trophies will be awarded to the top overall finishers in the run/walk as well as for the top masters (over 40).  Also 3 age-group medals for each of 15 different age categories in the run/walk will be awarded, while every finisher in the fun run gets a medal!

The annual race is organized by the Manistee Track & Field and Cross-Country teams, with all proceeds supporting their programs.
You can register in several ways:

Online through Michianatiming

Printable race form  - through mail

Saturday, May 19, 2012

HAM it Up 5K 2012 Results

Over 50 runners and walkers enjoyed the sunshine and warm weather to participate in the 2012 HAM it Up 5K, kicking off Healthy, Active, Manistee Week.  Nick Veine of Manistee was the first finisher in 18:54, while Kayleigh Shillinger of Ludington was the first woman in 20:59.

Complete results here.