Pi Day 5k: a 3.14 Miler

Saturday March 11th, 2023

Lansing, MI

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Join us for a Pi Day 5k on March 11, 2023!

This race recognizes the importance of STEAM and STEM programs in our communities and will benefit Impression 5 Science Center’s scholarship programs. 

Impression 5 Science Center is a dynamic, interactive space for families to play, create, and challenge their understanding of science together. Their scholarship programs increase access to their exhibits and experiences for children and families throughout our community. Learn more about Impression 5’s exhibits and programs at www.impression5.org. 

Race Details

Location: Hawk Island Park

Start Time: 9:00 am on Saturday March 11, 2023

Those racing for a competitive time, start to line up to at 8:50 am. After the competitive start, keep an eye on the start line and begin your run/walk when you feel comfortable. The starting line is open to allow for social distancing. You do not have to feel rushed to get to the starting line.  Start your race when you are ready. Timing does not start until you cross the timing mats!

Parking: Parking fee at Hawk Island has been waived for this event. Please tell booth attendant you’re here for the Pi Day 5k to be exempt from parking fee.

Entry Fee: Early bird registration $25 until November 30, 2022.  Registration $30 from December 1, 2022 through February 28, 2023. Registration increases March 1, 2023 to $35.

Giveaways: Finisher medals and shirts available to participants and all participants receive a piece of pie after the race! 

Early Packet Pick Up: Packet Pick up will be available on Friday March 10, 2023. Details to come.  

Day of Packet Pick Up: Race day packet pick up will begin at 8:00 am at the covered/indoor Redtail Pavilion in Hawk Island Park.

Results: Your accurate chip time and current overall and age group place will be texted to your phone and live on this site. Timing done by Michigan Running Foundation.

Awards: 1st place medals available for top male and female finisher in each age group.

Age Groups for timing: Under 14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. 

No-shows to the race will forfeit their shirt and finisher medal.

Proceeds from the race go to support Impression 5’s scholarship program.

Virtual Pi Day 5k: If you can't make the race and still want to participate, sign up for the virtual race and we will mail out a shirt and medal to you! Run your virtual race any time from March 7th to March 14th (Pi Day!). Cost is $35 and includes shipping. There are no placement awards for the virtual event. Virtual event registration closes March 3rd and packets will be mailed no later than March 6th. 


Race Distances

Price Register
Pi Day 5k - Virtual $35.00 until Register »
Pi Day 5k - In Person $25.00 until Register »
Pi Day 5k - Light (no medal, no shirt) Click to Find Out Register »
Pi Day 5k - Virtual Click to Find Out Register »
Pi Day 5k - In Person Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

1601 E Cavanaugh Rd, Lansing, MI

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