2018 Thanksgiving Day Run

Race Date and Time
Thursday, November 22, 2018
10K Race begins at 7:45 am / 5K Race begins at 9:15 am
On-site late registration begins at 6:00 am
Race Location 
Niles-Buchanan YMCA
905 N. Front Street
Niles, MI 49120

About This Event
For 37 years the Niles-Buchanan YMCA has hosted a Thanksgiving Day Run in the community. It has become a tradition for many people who live or visit the Niles-Buchanan area at Thanksgiving. Last year, nearly 2,200 people from 31 states participated in the 10k Run, 5k Run/Walk, or the Kids 1 Mile Fun Run.  Proceeds from the Thanksgiving Day Run support the Y's Annual Campaign which supports youth programming as well as financial support to families through membership scholarships.  The Niles-Buchanan YMCA Thanksgiving Day Run is the largest, most popular run in the Michiana area.  

- 5K Run/Walk
- 10K Run
- 1 Mile Fun Run

Register By Mail
Niles-Buchanan YMCA
905 N. Front Street
Niles, MI 49120

Online Registration:
Until midnight 11/20/18

Registration Fees
Early Registration:
$25 /person until midnight 11/4/18
$20 /per person for groups of 2 - 8 participants

Late Registration:
$30 /person from 11/5/18 - 11/20/18
$24 /person for groups of 2 - 8 participants

Final Registration:
$35 /person from 11/21/18 - 11/22/18
No discounts
All race fees are non-refundable

Packet Pickup Information
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
1:00-7:00 pm

Thursday, November 22, 2018 (Race Day)
Opens at 6:30 am

All pick up will take place at the Niles-Buchanan YMCA.

Shirts are not guaranteed after 11/4/18 registration.

Age Groups
Under 5, 5-9,10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80+

Trophies will be awarded to the overall male and female winners in the 10k run and 5k run. Medals will be awarded to the top three males and females in each age group in the 10k and 5k events. The 1 Mile Fun Run is a non-competitive event. 

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about the race, please email Jill Haboush (jhaboush@ymcaswm.com), Race Director. 

If you're interested in volunteering, please contact Sammee Schaller at sschaller@ymcaswm.com. 


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