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Become a Member

Member benefits include…

  • The Rundown, our E-Newsletter
  • Training Programs and Group Runs for runners of all abilities
  • Automatic participation in the Club Championship Series and year end celebration and awards ceremony
  • Social runs and Events:
    • Hash Runs
    • Member Reception Runs
  • Children’s Events
  • Fundraising Teams
  • KAR Annual Banquet, which includes a special guest speaker
  • Runner Recognition Program
  • Volunteer Recognition Program
  • Local Service Provider Discounts
  • Discounts to Many Local and Regional Races
  • Indoor Track Workouts at the WMU Read Fieldhouse during the winter
  • Outdoor Track Work­outs at WMU Kanley Track during the summer
  • Membership in Road Runners Club of America (RRCA)

Our training programs include:

  • Beyond Half & Full Marathon Training Program (Jan – April)
  • Fast Track 5k Training Program Battle Creek (April – June)
  • Fast Track 5k and 10k Training Program Kalamazoo (July – September)
  • Safari Half & Full Marathon Training Program (with Gazelle Sports) (June – October)

We also organize or co-organize several major community events including:

  • Winter Blast Half Marathon & 5k (with the City of Portage)
  • Kal-Haven Trail Run 33.5 Mile Ultra and Relay
  • Kalamazoo Klassic 5k & 10k (with MRC Industries, Inc)
  • Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Time Prediction 5k Run
  • Run Through the Lights 5k Fun Run (with Gazelle Sports and Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes)

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Join or renew via submission of paper registration form (PDF)

KAR Membership Application