Winter Blast Half Marathon/10K/5K Run
Organized by Susan G. Komen Michigan, Kalamazoo Area Runners and the City of Portage
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020
Kalamazoo Loy Norrix High School
606 E. Kilgore Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49001
The 8th Annual Portage Winter Blast Half Marathon/10K/5K is organized by Susan G. Komen Michigan, Kalamazoo Area Runners and the City of Portage in a community celebration of health and wellness. All proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen Michigan. Over the last 20 years, Komen Michigan has funded over $12 million in community breast health programs across 24 counties. Register here.
The half marathon, 10k and 5K courses highlight the Portage Trail Way System and include a mix of mostly flat paved bike trail and city roads, road closures will occur as appropriate. The course is cleared of snow and ice as much as possible, however, this is a mid-winter run and conditions may include extreme cold and windy conditions and slick surfaces caused by snow, ice, sleet, hail, mud, and rain.
Awards to first place overall open, masters, grand masters, senior masters and five year age division three deep. Finisher medals to all half marathoners, 10k and 5k completing the race within the time limit.
- Online registration closes Feb. 21, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. The half marathon will close registration once it attains a cap of 1,500 runners.
- Early packet pick-up and late registration for all events will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Kalamazoo Loy Norrix High School. Race day registration will be available for all events.
- Race Day packet pick-up will be Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at Kalamazoo Loy Norrix High School. Race Day packet pick-up will be from 6:30- 7:30 a.m.
- There is no shirt guarantee for transfers or late registrations received after Feb. 21.
Register for this event: https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/MI/Kalamazoo/WinterBlastHalfMarathon10K5K