Small Race, Big Run

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5K, 6pm start, Wednesday evening, June 6 — Mishawaka Riverwalk, IN


The Big Run

MISHAWAKA, IN-The Mishawaka Fleet Feet store will be participating in a nationally coordinated and branded 5k called The Big Run in recognition of Global Running Day on June 6. By running locally you can participate in an event that spans 30 states and involves an expected 12,000 runners in 90 different events.

“The Big Run is a chance for all kinds of runners to come together across the nation and celebrate running,” says Kristin Albers, operator of Fleet Feet Mishawaka.

Sponsored nationally by Brooks and Nuun, The Big Run welcomes runners of all ages, levels, and abilities. Stores participate either by holding a timed, certified 5K race or a fun run.

The results from the timed 5K races will be fed into a national leader board to determine age group winners and the fastest runners of the day for all participating stores. In addition, runners can win prizes in q few unique categories such as “In the Middle of It All” which awards $500 to a male and female who finish in the exact middle of their gender nationwide.

Mishawaka’s Big Run is on June 6, at 6pm. The start and finish line are in Mishawaka’s Central Park. Registration is $30 and you can sign up until 12pm on event day, June 6.

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