Run Through The Lights Registration is now OPEN!

2014 Run Through the Lights


Photography by Denis Billen

Photography by Denis Billen


Registration for the 2014 Run Through The Lights is now OPEN!

We are pleased to announce registration is now open for the 2014 Run Through the Lights 5k Fun Run!Join Gazelle Sports, Kalamazoo Area Runners and Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes for a festive run through the holiday lights of downtown Kalamazoo.

The event will be held at Bronson Park in Downtown Kalamazoo on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:30pm and will benefit Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes. There will also be special contests with fabulous prizes to be won! Don’t miss the post-run events including refreshments and snacks.

Event is $ 30 for adults 13+ (with shirt) and $ 15.00 for children 12 and under(with shirt).   $15 for adults 13+ (no shirt) and free for children 12 & under (no shirt) for those who preregister by noon on December 4, 2014.

In the spirit of giving, we also ask that you bring a non-perishable or canned food item(s), which will be donated to the Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes. Please bring food and/or monetary donations with you to the event. Representatives from the charity organization will be there to collect donations. Last year we gathered 1,418 lbs. of food for Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes and collected $ 6,985.00 in monetary donations. Please make a difference for your neighbors in need and help us reach our goal! Monetary donations will also be accepted online and at the event for Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes.

Click here for Registration Information 


More than 100 volunteers are needed for the Run Through the Lights. Some opportunities allow you to run and volunteer. For more volunteer information click on the volunteer information link below or contact Joy Mills at

Click here for Volunteer Information


For more information on the Run Through the Lights, visit the event website, or contact Andrea M. Nixon at or Katie Broekema at .


Thank you!
Andrea M. Nixon
KAR Co-Director, Run Through the Lights