Dash for a Difference



GRAND BLANC TWP. — Genesys Athletic Club will host the 11th annual Dash for a Difference to raise funds for Genesys Hospice patients and families, Sept. 24.

The Dash event includes these races and walks:

 5K run: 10 am

 5K walk: 10:05 am

 One mile fitness run for kids: 10:45 am

 Quarter mile indoor fitness run for kids (on the track of Genesys Athletic

Club): 11:10 am

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. outside Genesys Athletic Club. The Dash for a Difference course winds through the grounds of Genesys Regional Medical Center’s Health Park campus, which includes its paved, scenic nature trails.

Awards are presented to overall and first Master’s male and female finishers, and the top three finishers in each division. (Age groups are: 12 and under, 13 to 15, 16 to 19, 20 to 24, 25 to 29, 30 to 34, 35 to 39, 40 to 44, 45 to 49, 50 to 54, 55 to 59, 60 to 64, 65 to 69, 70 to 74, and 75 and over.)

All participants in the kids’ races will receive a finisher’s award. Parents may accompany their children. Cost is $20 for early registration (by Sept. 9) and includes a t-shirt, or $15 without a tshirt. After Sept. 9, the cost is $25 (with t-shirt) or $20 (without t-shirt). All kids’ races are one price — $10 — and it includes a t-shirt.

Child care is available for children ages 2 to 10. To reserve child care services, call 810-606- 7534. Reservations are required.

To register for Dash for a Difference, go to www.genesysathleticclub.com, or call 810-606- 7909. — G.G.


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