Heart of a Lion 5K *All proceeds benefit the Jackson Area 19 SPECIAL OLYMPICS*

Sunday October 4th, 2020

Jackson, MI

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Mark your calendars for the Sixth annual Special Olympics Michigan Area 19 (Jackson County), chip timed 5K Run/Walk at the beautiful Ella Sharp Park located at 2800 Fourth St. Jackson, MI 49203. The race will be held on Sunday October 4th at 9 a.m. with a SOMI athlete/kids Fun Run to follow.

Awards will be given for  Overall male, Overall female, 1st-3rd places for divisions Male, Female, Male masters (40+) and Female Masters (40+) for both the 5k run and the 5k walk.

Packet pick up will be on Saturday October 3rd from 3pm-5pm at the Special Olympics office at our NEW location 210 E. McDevitt Jackson, MI 49203

Race Day Registration and packet pick up will start at 7am

Proceeds from this race will benefit the Jackson Area 19 Special Olympics and will be used to provide year round sports training and athletic competition for persons with intellectual disabilities. All proceeds stay in Jackson, County.

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and on the web at Playmakers.com.

* Please note that race shirts cannot be guaranteed if registered after September 20th and will be given to registrants on a first come / first serve basis while supplies last.  


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Start Location

2800 4th St, Jackson, MI

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