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Entry Information

5K Run/5K Walk 


  • EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $30.00 until July 31, 2020

  • $35.00 August 1st, 2020 - August 31st, 2020

  • $40 onsite late registration *if available

  • High School Teams - Registration is $20 per participant, with a minimum of 5 participants per team. Each entrant will receive a free Ultimate Wristband to the fair, along with the option for family members to receive a discounted Ultimate Wristband.


Packet Pick-Up for Pre-Registered Participants

Morning of the Race at the Suburban Collection Showplace - Michigan State Fair - 46100 Grand River Ave. Novi, MI 48374

Online Entry: To enter the Moovin' thru the Midway 5k

Race Details​​

Race Date: Sunday September 6, 2020

Start Time: 8:00AM 

Course: 5K, Flat and Fun along the Michigan State Fairgrounds

Location: Michigan State Fair, LLC

START at 46100 Grand River. Ave Novi, MI 48374


Costumes encouraged!

Race Amenities

  • Special Inaugural 100% T-Shirt

  • An invite to the post race party at the Celebration Beer Garden!

  • Radio Personality start line announcer

  • A Free Guernsey Farms Dairy Milk 

  • Special Inaugural Finisher Medal! 

  • Free Fair Only Admission tickets (may upgrade to Ultimate Band)

  • Free Race photos for participants


Post Race Party & Beer Garden

Plan on hangin' out after you finish! We will be having a good time at the Michigan State Fair. Stick around for some brews and live band playin'.

Rules & Regulations 

We hope that this is a race you will want to come back to year after year.  To help make your experience go as smoothly as possible, please read and become familiar with the race rules and regulations. All rules have been established in order to protect the safety of our participants and keep us in good standing with our governing body, the USATF.  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated in helping everyone to enjoy race day

  • Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.   

  • Headphones ARE now permitted on the course, but discouraged for safety reasons.

  • No Dogs allowed.

  • No wheeled vehicles are allowed on the course at any time.  Baby Joggers, strollers, roller/in-line skates, bicycles etc. are prohibited.  

  • Participants must follow instructions as given from all event officials including race staff, volunteers, medical personnel, fire and police officials, security officers and city officials throughout the duration of the event.

  • All participants are expected to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner towards the community and their fellow participants during their participation in the event. This means, for example, alcohol consumption, urinating or defecating in public except in designated toilet facilities, participant obstruction anywhere on or near the course shall be strictly prohibited unless facilitated by the event. Anyone violating this rule of conduct shall be disqualified from the event and will be asked to leave the course.

  • Participants must stay on the official course at all times.  It is the responsibility of each participant to know the course.  Participants who leave the course will be disqualified. Please see the course map to learn the course before race day. 

  • Only participants wearing the provided timing chip/tag on their shoe will be timed and included in the final race results for the scored events.

  • No persons are authorized to be on the course unless they are registered participants. Therefore, no person shall be allowed to accompany a participant if he/she is not registered in the event, nor shall any participant be allowed, without the permission of the event management, to receive assistance or refreshment from anyone during the progress of the event. Any person not properly displaying an authorized and issued bib number shall be directed to leave the course.

  • Only registered participants may be on the course during the event.  Spectators are asked to remain on the side.  Please do not cut across the course.

  • Medical personnel authorized by the event to do so may examine any participant who appears in distress. If, in the sole opinion of authorized medical personnel it is in the best interest of the participant’s health and welfare, medical personnel may remove the participant from the event.

  • Participants must retire at once from the race if ordered to do so by a member of the event’s official staff, official medical staff or any governmental authority, including fire and police officials.

  • Participants are responsible and assume liability for any and all medical expenses incurred as a result of training for and/or participating in the event, including but not limited to ambulance transport, hospital stays, physician and pharmaceutical goods and services.

  • Event officials reserve the right to delay, cancel or suspend the race due to inclement weather or other dangerous circumstances in accordance with Emergency Protocol on severe emergencies and/or inclement weather.

  • The decisions of the race director are final in all matters. 

  • Walker etiquette: Runners will approach walkers quickly. Please be courteous; move over to the sides of the roads when runners approach and let them have the right of way and quickest way past. 



Honor. Support. Serve

Military Families United is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to Honor the Fallen, Support Those Who Fight, and Serve Their Families. We are a coalition of Blue Star, Gold Star, Next of Kin, Veterans, and Patriotic American Families who share a deep appreciation for our men and women in uniform and support them in their mission to keep America safe. Founded in 2005 to provide an avenue for military families to remind the nation of the importance of supporting our military and the mission they have been given to accomplish, we expanded to provide charitable programs that offer families direct support. Through a portfolio of unique services, events, and advocacy programs, we seek to ensure that future generations of Americans will never forget the sacrifices of our courageous military and that these men and women and their families receive the support we can provide.

Visit their website for information and events!  Please consider increasing this race's donation by opting to donate when you register. 


Thank you!

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For more information please contact:

Mark Partogian


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