The first annual Run Scream Run 10K, 5K, 1M will be held Saturday October 22 at Wiard’s Orchard in Ypsilanti, MI Complete details can be found at http://www.runscreamrun.com. Randy Step is the founder of this race as well as ‘twenty-some’ others put on by Step’s company Running Fit. Randy has been an endurance athlete for decades.
The 5 & 10K start at 8:30AM, the Kids’ 1M at 10:15 AM Average temperatures in the area for Oct see lows in the 40s, highs in the 60s.
Run Scream Run will be beautiful, fun, holiday oriented course/event perfect for all ages, that should attract runners from all over! A race, thrill park, county fair and the colors of MI in the fall – what more could you ask for?! This race is definitely a family friendly event! Kids 1 mile and Wiard’s attractions include their Orchard, Haunted Thrill Park, County Fair and more…
Please visit http://www.runscreamrun.com/ for deadlines and pricing information. All race participants receive a t-shirt (and kid milers earn a finishers medal) and valuable discounts for Wiard’s Haunted Thrill Park – voted #1 horror attraction in MI, and County Fair. Food, awards, costume competitions and more will also be available to all athletes.
The race venue is merely 20 minutes from Detroit Metro Airport, http://www.metroairport.com. With plenty of hotels around.
The race will start and finish in the same area and has plenty of bathroom facilities. Race terrain has some hills and a bit of gravel, but this will generally be a fast, flat course mostly run on new asphalt roads and bike paths within Rolling Hills County Park. With plenty of aid stations as well.
Great race for a first timer! Lots of fun in tune with the holiday! Dress in costume and make your first race that much more memorable!