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15th Annual Kayla O'Mara Memorial Road Race

Saturday August 1st, 2020

Goodrich, MI

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We will have a virtual 5k, virtual 10k to take place between August 1 - September 1, AND a modified Kayla O'Mara Memorial Race on August 1 in Goodrich.  If you are coming to spectate you should not congregate at the start area. No spectators are allowed inside the track. 

  • 5k will consist of 6 waves of approximately 25 participants in each wave

  • Waves will be divided by projected finish time

  • 5k Competitive Walk will have its own wave

  • Race will have chip start and chip finish

  • Each wave will have 1 minute to cross the start line

  • No race day packet pickup

    • outdoor packet pick up options:
      Bauman's Running & Walking Shop Thursday, July 30, 3-7 pm
      Goodrich High School, July 31, 4-7 pm

    • If you can not get your packet at either of these options please CONTACT US. We will hold your packet for you on race day, but you must contact us in advance. The packets will be held at a secret location - you must be on the list to find out where. - j/k but please help us reduce all lines/gathering sizes and be prepared.

  • To focus on a socially distanced 5k, we are moving the 10k and 1/2 mile fun run to virtual experiences only

  • Race course will be adjusted so the start line is in the parking lot entrance - finish will be adjusted for accuracy

  • Adjusted route will not be certified - This move will allow for multiple small waves

  • Awards will be given for overall, master, grand master and senior grand master male/female in the 5k walk and 5k run
    • Overall awards will be mailed post race

  • Due to the limited race size we will not be giving age group awards

  • Age group results will be posted online only

    • results will not be available on site

    • please enable results on your registration to have your unofficial finish time sent to you via email or text

  • No post race party

  • Finishers will be given a bag with post race snacks, water & individual hand sanitizer packet as they exit the track

  • Warm up/cool down should be done away from the race route to ensure we stay under the 100 person state guideline for outdoor gatherings

  • There will not be access inside the high school

  • Additional porta johns will be placed outside of the school

  • Masks are strongly encouraged when not running 

  • If state guidelines change the race plan may change, including a virtual only 5k

The Kayla O'Mara Memorial Road Race is held annually at Goodrich High School. The course offers a tour of Goodrich with a variety of terrain. Rolling hills, paved and dirt roads with a fast finish on the track.

Date: Saturday, August 1, 2020

5k will take off in assigned waves starting at 7:30 AM

Goodrich High School
8029 S. Gale Road
Goodrich, MI 48438

5k Course features a challenging uphill start on Hegel Road before turning right onto Clarence. You'll find your first and only water stop here in front of the Atlas Township Fire Dept. You'll follow the course to Ridge Road where you have another short climb before being rewarded with a nice long downhill on the sidewalk alongside Hegel Road. Your return to the school crosses the parking lot where you will follow cones to the track. You'll turn left onto the track until you cross the finish line to be greeted by cheers & air high fives. As you leave the track you will be given a bag with post race snacks & water. 

Swag: Custom memorial finisher medal while supplies last. Choice of cotton tee or technical tank top 

Awards (will be mailed out after the race): 
RRCA State Championship 5k Run/Walk: Overall Male/Female, Overall Masters Male/Female, Overall Grand Masters Male/Female, Overall Senior Grand Masters Male/Female

5k Competitive Walk: Overall Male/Female, Overall Masters Male/Female, Overall Grand Masters Male/Female, Overall Senior Grand Masters Male/Female

Race Distances

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5k Run/Walk Click to Find Out Register »
5k Competitive Walk Click to Find Out Register »
1/2 mile fun run Click to Find Out Register »
10k Run Click to Find Out Register »
5k/10k Combo Click to Find Out Register »
Virtual Kayla O'Mara Memorial 5k Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

8029 S Gale Rd, Goodrich, MI

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