Mark the Barber's Polar Run/Walk for Life

Sandusky, MI

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Maple Valley Elementary School


Join us on January 8, 2023 for Mark the Barber's 5K Run/Walk and 1 mile Run/Walk. The event will be run through the streets of Sandusky and finish on the Diamond Trail. Packet pick up and awards ceremony will take place inside Maple Valley Elementary School, 138 Maple Valley St. 

All participants will receive a swag bag and a finisher medal. If you register by 12-22-22 you will also get a Long Sleeve Tech shirt. Age group awards will also be given out after 5k race. This is a fundraiser sponsored by Right to Life of Sanilac County to raise funds for Sanilac Baby Pantry in Sandusky, MI.

This year Mark chose to raise funds for the Baby Pantry because he wants to help the residents of Sanilac County who need assistance with their infants and small children during these difficult economic times. Please help support our local Sanilac Baby Pantry by donating today!

TIME: 2:00 p.m. - 1 Mile Run/Walk and 5K Run/Walk. Both begin at the same time. Starts may be staggered. Event will be timed by Miller Race Management.

REGISTRATION: Early Bird fee is $20; good through 12-8-22, after that the registration fee is $25 per person. Same Day Registration is $30 and will begin at 1:00 p.m. inside Maple Valley Elementary School.

COURSE: The 1 mile course will be on the paved Diamond Trail. The 5K course will utilize the Diamond Trail and city streets, with some dirt roads.

REFRESHMENTS: Water, Coffee and Hot Chocolate with snacks will be available at the awards ceremony.

FACILITIES: Bathrooms inside school and a Porta-John is on site near the start/finish line. 

MORE DETAILS: Long sleeve Tech shirts are only available if you register by 12-22-22. Finisher medals go to all who participate in person.

1 Mile Awards: Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female mile finishers will receive awards, no age groups. 
5K Awards: Age group awards will be given to the Top 3 finishers in the following age groups: 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over
ALL AWARDS will be given after the finish of both races.
Hoodies will be available by special order through Mark the Barber.

When & Where

Jan 8, 2023


1:00 PM

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