Event

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Wyan Knot Run the Dotte

Date / Location

Friday, April 21, 2017
* 6:30pm

Site of the old Wyandotte theater, grass park now - Please use this address.
131 Elm St
Wyandotte, MI 48192

Map here

Distances

5k Run (1 loop)
10k Run (2 loop)
15k Run (3 loop) A time limit is enforced for the 15k of 1 hr 45 min

Flat and fast urban run encompassing downtown Wyandotte on a 1, 2 or 3 loop course.   

The Scene

For this race, we’re going back to where the RD grew up, the beautiful city of Wyandotte, MI. A great historic city on the Detroit River.  Wyandotte is part of the downriver community of cities.  

This running event is part of the very popular Celebrate Friday’s series that has become a major part of the city’s culture celebrating local artists, musicians, and other festivities with local merchants.  

The event takes place at the old historic theater site right in the heart of downtown Wyandotte.  Registration/packet pickup, start and finish all using this venue.  

An exciting, scenic loop incorporates the entire downtown, along with a run along the river, before making a loop through a residential section and then coming back through downtown.  A multi-loop course for those participating in the 10k and 15k distances, each time you pass the finish line your 5k split will be recorded.  This is a very fast course.  So come downtown, have some fun, and enjoy all that Wyandotte has to offer.

Amenities
  • A custom event shirt
  • Custom finishers medal with custom ribbon
  • sponsor supplied samples 
  • professional chip timing with results available online
  • awards to top three in each age group and overall.
  • a great sponsor supplied raffle and awards ceremony following the last finisher.
Awards

Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women Overall in each event, excluded from their age group
Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women within each of the following age groups 
19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Awards will in NO circumstances be given out early, or individually before the awards ceremony.  If you must depart before the awards ceremony you may opt to pay a shipping and processing fee and have the award mailed to you.  Please see the forms button on the right side under the registration/results button, you will find the awards form to mail on the forms page. You MUST send the form within 2 weeks following the event with a check or money order, one fee per award in order to receive your award.  Please understand we have NO control over the US postal service.

Print award form here

Salute

Venue 
The City of Wyandotte
Wyandotte Police Department

Partners
Pepsi Co
Gatorade ENDURANCE
Rudy Project

Support Crews
Wyandotte Cadets
Wyandotte Soup Kitchen

Charity Partner

Free Community Meals for All - Pioneering a Community of Friendship
Waynewright Community Meals (aka the Wyandotte Soup Kitchen).

We are a free community meal and gathering place where we offer two meals per week on Wednesdays and Saturdays from, as well as a bagged lunch for our guests to take home for dinner. We are located in the fellowship hall of First Congregational Church, at 98 Superior, Wyandotte.

We have a no questions asked policy, so all are welcome regardless of residency or income. We serve everyone from those who are homeless to struggling families, seniors, and the working poor. We typically serve an average of 35 guests per meal, but our numbers climb much higher depending on various circumstances, with some of our events finding us serve over 125. While we have many regulars, we do not just see the same guests each time - we have served hundreds of new people through the years. We continue to take opportunities to offer resources and programming for our guests and are always looking for other services that we can offer during our meal service, including nutrition courses, smart banking, free haircuts, and enrichment opportunities.
We have no paid staff, so we depend solely on volunteers, civic groups, school and church groups, independent donations, and surplus items to keep our operation afloat. We are truly a community effort, because we wouldn’t exist without our community.

Visit their facebook page here

Parking

This is part of the on going 3rd Friday events downtown so parking will be throughout downtown in all available lots and spots.

Special Thanks

Heather Theide and the City of Wyandotte
Wyandotte Police Department

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