Sign up for 7th annual Silver Bells 5K run/walk

Posted: 11:23 AM, Oct 25, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-25 15:23:08Z
Sign up for 7th annual Silver Bells 5K run/walk

On your mark, get set, go! Start the holiday season off right by joining us for the 7th Annual Silver Bells 5K Run/Walk in downtown Lansing. Downtown Lansing Inc. is proud to host the charity 5K Run/Walk benefiting Silver Bells in the City and the Chris and Louise Holman Foundation on Saturday, Nov. 18.

The course begins at the State Capitol and will follow the State Capitol Building to the Hall of Justice and through the promenade. The 5K Run/Walk will be chip timed and awards will be handed out to the top three finishers in each age group, however all finishers will receive medals.

Participants are encouraged to wear costumes, although they are not required. Prizes will be awarded for the best holiday costumes! If you are participating in the costume contest, please arrive at 8:15 a.m. for judging. Each participant will be assigned a number and winners will be announced at the start line at 8:45 a.m.

The Silver Bells 5K Run/Walk is presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network and Dean Trailways and is coordinated by the Michigan Fitness Foundation.

Pick up your packet at Playmakers (2299 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos) on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. Packet pick up is also available on-site on Saturday morning starting at 8 a.m. All participants who register by Nov. 3 will receive a commemorative long-sleeve Silver Bells t-shirt. Registration ends Nov. 15.

Contact Michelle Coss, race director, at (517) 908-3878 or Mindy Biladeau, executive director of Downtown Lansing Inc. and coordinator of Silver Bells in the City, at (517) 485-3357. Visit for more information or register online at www.runsignup. com/silverbells.

For weather, traffic and/or emergency alerts for Silver Bells ONLY, please sign up to receive text messages by texting “SILVERBELLS” to 888-777.