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Traverse City Track Club’s Good Fight 5K returns to the TC Parks and Recreation Civic Center Pathway!
This year’s event will return to an in-person gathering at our original location from 1994 (formerly known as the Remembrance Run) at the Civic Center pathway, calling on participants of all ages and abilities to take on the “good fight” along-side others who have been impacted in some way by cancer - whether a survivor, in the middle of the challenges brought on by a cancer diagnosis, or in remembrance of a loved one.
The event is timed and includes awards to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in these male and female age categories:
18 & under; 19-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; and 80+
The in-person experience of walking or running a 5K or mile in town at our beloved Civic Center (like own own Central Park) will take place on Sunday October 3rd, 2021.
Since 1994, participant entry fees and the various partner and sponsor relationships and activities have enabled the Traverse City Track Club to donate on their behalf over $250,000 to the Munson Healthcare Foundations.
The Munson Healthcare Foundations' Cancer Patient Needs Fund provides direct financial support for expenses not covered by insurance for those undergoing cancer treatments. Examples of support include gas cards, funds to pay utility bills, childcare, and rent for those fighting cancer.
The entry fee includes a finisher souvenir, bib, and the commemorative runner giveaway/swag.
The Good Fight 5K event is open for registration through October 1st.
This event is presented in partnership with Hagerty of Traverse City, which has been a long-time partner in the event.
While $5 of each entry fee will be donated by TCTC to the Munson Healthcare Foundations' Cancer Patient Need Fund, participants can help raise additional funds by choosing to "add a gift" amount to their entry fee during the registration process.
All registrants will receive a custom bammie (multi-use head-wear).
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