Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) Named a Finalist for the 2015 Governor’s Fitness Awards

2015 Governor's Council Fitness Award
We are pleased to announce Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) was selected as a finalist for the 2015 Governor’s Fitness Awards Extraordinary Event category.   Award finalists were recognized on April 23, 2015 at a morning legislative celebration at the state capitol in Lansing and at a gala event at Ford Field in Detroit that evening, where the winners were announced.
Below is the link to the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) segment of the video –https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=27&v=a3EvXlE8a7c&hc_location=ufi
Thank you for supporting KAR events and programs through your participation, volunteerism and sponsorship support.  It is through our collective efforts that this honor was made possible through the seven signature events we organize or co-organize:
  • Winter Blast Half Marathon & 5k (in partnership with the City of Portage)
  • Children’s Easter Egg Hunt Run
  • Kal-Haven Trail Run (in partnership with Greater Kalamazoo Girls on the Run)
  • Kalamazoo Klassic 5k, 10k & Kids’ Klassic (in partnership with MRC Industries, Inc.)
  • Jack-O’-Lantern 5k and 10k Trail Run
  • Turkey Trot 5k Time Prediction Run
  • Run Through the Lights (in partnership with Gazelle Sports and Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes)