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38th Annual Groundhog Gallop 5K Run/Walk

Event date: 
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
Event location: 
Middle School at Parkside, 2400 4th Street, Jackson, MI

Event Information

Where: Middle School at Parkside - Cafeteria
When: Saturday, January 31
Check-in: 10:30 a.m.
5k Run/Walk: 12:00 p.m.


Online registration is now closed. Our timer is now busy getting your bib numbers ready! Late registration is available Friday and Saturday. Forms will be available to pick up, or you may download the file and bring it in completed.  Groundhog Gallop Race Registration Waiver 11 6 2014.pdf 

Packet Pick-Up/Late Registration: January 30, 12-4:30pm, 9th Floor One Jackson Square Building
Saturday, January 31, 10:30am-11:45am (race begins at noon)

Entry Fee:
$30, Late registration (January 30 at packet pick up, January 31 at check-in, cash/check only)

All registered particpants will recieve light refreshments and a long-sleeve event shirt (please note we are out of size small and 3XL shirts, in the event run run out of shirts we will order and ship to those that did not receive them).

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Prizes will be awarded to walkers and runners in the following categories:

  • 1st place male/female
  • 1st place master's male/female
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd in age group

Proceeds from this event will support Step by Step Mileage Club in our local elementary schools. Step by Step Mileage Club is a way to encourage children to become more physically active. This voluntary program offers children incentives for every mile walked/run, with the goal of logging 26.2 miles, the distance of a full marathon.

Note: 38th Groundhog Gallop WILL NOT be cancelled due to inclement weather.  We promise, it's fun every year no matter the conditions!