Ignite: The Neighborhood 5k

Join the Madison Square Neighborhood for a 5k Run/walk! We will be having free yoga lead by Funky Buddha, DJ, interactive Art, yard games, food/drinks, tailgating for the big Michigan vs Michigan State foot ball games and more! Activities for kids of all ages! This is a family event, so all are welcome!

Healthy Body Healthy Mind 5K

FREE EVENT FOR GRAND RAPIDS AND AREA FAMILIES! Register for FREE at mindmeetsmusic.com/hbhm5K or call (616) 419-4329. This family friendly event provides an opportunity to celebrate health and wellness as a community! The morning will kick off with signature Mind Meets Music movement activities to warm up participants, followed by a run/walk through Grand Rapids’ beautiful Riverside Park. Local organizations […]

Lake Michigan Credit Union Bridge Run

First time participating in a 5K or 10 Mile Race? Not a problem, this year we will focus on helping you reach your goals with free training programs and advice! For those looking towards a fall half marathon or marathon, the Lake Michigan Credit Union Bridge Run is timed in the training calendar to help you build speed & endurance. […]

Love INC’s HayDay 5k

Love In the Name of Christ is partnering with Hudsonville Chamber & the city of Hudsonville’s Urban HayDay Event to bring you the second annual HayDay 5k! This official run will travel through the Love INC neighborhood and scenic Elmwood Lake paved trail, raising awareness and funds for the local nonprofit, Love INC, which exists to support and serve the […]

Urban Miditarod

What is Urban Miditarod? It’s nothing like the famous Alaskan race with dogs, sleds, and whatnot. Oh no, this is here involves a super social team (you and your friends), a shopping cart, and costumes. Cool, right? This team event-challenge includes an urban team race, checkpoint challenges, a costume contest, bar crawl, and an epic after party, making it a […]

Magic of the Mile

1609 meters or 5,280 feet. Whichever standard of measure you prefer, that is the distance of a mile. This distance was revered as the premier distance to race. During the 1960’s and 1970’s, the mile had countries racing against each other for national pride. On July 12, while national pride may not be up for grabs, RunGR is providing you […]

Brian Diemer Family of Races

Come join 3 time Olympian and 1984 Steeple Chase Bronze Medalist Brian Diemer for this flat, fast 5k.  Our race features so many amazing highlights:  5k run, 5k walk, 5k hand cycle, 5k My Team Triumph, 1k Steeple Chase for kids, Jr. Jog for younger kids, soft race shirt, over $9,000 in prize money, top four age group awards, 6 live […]

Grand Rapids Running Season

Grand Rapids Running Season Grand Rapids is a lean, mean, running machine. Be it on the streets, the trails, or along the water, we love to hit the ground running– especially when the weather is nice. If you love to run and support others by doing so, lace up your shoes because event season is in full swing! Take a […]