Registration is OPEN for the 2015 YMCA Bubble Run

2015 YMCA Bubble Run – A Family Event

Sign Up by May 31, 2015 to Pre-register and Receive a T-shirt

  Friday, June 5, 2015

Check in and late registration 4:45 – 5:45 pm

Warm-up and stretch – 5:45 pm

Tot Run – 5:55 pm

Bubble Run – Immediately following Tot Run

Portage West Middle School – 7145 Moorsbridge Road, Portage

 2014 YMCA Healthy Kids Day Run

Join us for an evening of Family Fun!!! Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) is a proud sponsor and member of the organizing committee of the YMCA Bubble Run scheduled Friday, June 5, 2015 @5:55 pm at Portage West Middle School.  Sponsored by Consumers Credit Union, preschool age children age 4 and under will participate in a short tot run while children and adults ages 5 and above participate in a one mile bubble run.

Festivities will include an obstacle course and other family fun activities, post-run refreshments and more.  Pre-registration cost  (through May 31) is $4 for the one mile Bubble Run/$1 for the tot run.  Family of 5 or fewer is $15.  Participants can register by mail, phone (269.324.9622), online or in person at the Portage YMCA branch.  Late/Race day registration is $10.

To register online, visit the links below:

Click here for the Bubble Run Individual Registration

Click here for the Bubble Run Family Registration (up to 5)

For questions regarding the event, contact Don Seibert at


Volunteers from Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) are needed for the 2015 YMCA Healthy Kids Day Run for the following positions and time slots below on Friday, June 5:

  • Water Station Volunteers (including set up & tear down) 5:00 – 7:00pm (2 – 4 volunteers)
  • Mascots 4:00 – 7:00pm (2 Volunteers)
  • Rabbits to run with and encourage the children: 5:45 -7:00 pm (3 waves) (6 Volunteers)
    • 5-6 Year Olds (2 volunteers)
    • 7-8-9 Year Olds (2 volunteers)
    • 10-11-12 Year Olds (2 volunteers)
  • Starting Line Staging (crowd control/sign bearer) 5:30 – 6:30 pm (3 Volunteers)
  • Finish Line Ribbon Distribution 5:45 – 7:00 pm (3 volunteers)
  • Tear down start/finish line – immediately following event until about 7:30 pm (2-4  Volunteers)

Click here to register to volunteer for the 2015 YMCA Bubble Run

New YCMA Logo Color

 Presenting Sponsor 

Consumers Credit Union 

Race Sponsors 

Kalamazoo Area Runners

Natural Health Center

D&W Fresh Market

Hardings Friendly Markets

Champions for Healthy Kids