2015 KAR Annual Banquet to feature Luke Humphrey of Hansons Coaching!



Kalamazoo Area Runners Annual Membership Banquet

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

6:30 PM at the Fetzer Center, WMU

Guest Arrival and Check in from 6:15-6:30 PM

 Luke Humphrey

Guest Speaker, Luke Humphrey of Hansons Coaching Services

The 2015  Annual Banquet and Membership Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 6:30pm at Fetzer Center at WMU (registration and check in 6:15 – 6:30pm).  The evening’s events will be presented in two parts.  Part I will begin with dinner provided by Fetzer Center Catering at 6:30pm and a presentation by our special guest speaker Luke Humphrey of Hansons Coaching Services.

Luke Humphrey has been a member of the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project since 2004 and currently serves as the owner and head coach of Hansons Coaching Services based in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Humphrey holds a Masters Degree in exercise science, and is a certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. He is a three-time Olympic Trials marathon qualifier with a personal best marathon of 2:14:39 and half marathon PR of 1:03:58.  He has recorded overall finishes of 12th place in the Chicago Marathon, and 11th place in both the New York City and Boston Marathons.  Humphrey is co-author of the books Hansons Marathon Method, and Hansons Half Marathon Method.

There is a charge ($20 KAR Member Adult/$25 Non-KAR Member Adult/$10 Children age 3-10) for dinner and the presentation.

Part II will begin at 7:40pm and will include our Runner Recognition Awards, Volunteer Awards, Annual Business Meeting and Election and Door Prize Drawing.  Part II attendance only is FREE of charge.

Pre-registration is required and closes at 5:00pm, Friday, March 20, 2015.


Register Here!



Below is the evening’s itinerary:

6:15 – 6:30     Guest Arrival and Check in

6:30 – 7:30    Part I: Dinner and Special Guest Speaker

7:30-7:40       10 minute break, Part II arrivals

7:40 – 8:40    Part II: Awards, Business Meeting and Election, Door Prizes


Volunteers Needed 


6:00 – Event start     2 Volunteers Needed for Check in

Beginning at 8:45      2 Volunteers Needed for Tear Down


Email Amy Clark at amy.clark@kalamazooarearunners.org  with questions or to volunteer.