Tip Of The Day

Build a Foundation

Add some variety to your exercise routine. Run one day and strength train the next. This will not only hold your interest in the workouts longer, but it will give your body the time it needs for recovery. Additionally, you are covering more muscle groups throughout the body and keeping the workouts motivating and different.

To build up endurance for your 5K race include some interval training as part of your regimen. Use hill sessions and up-tempo to your runs to do this. Hold a steady running pace where you do not feel like you are just about to die, but that you can keep going.

Head to the track for shorter interval runs while learning to pace yourself. Learn to conserve your energy during the first part of the race and then to let go in the second half so you can make it to the finish line of you 5K race.

Grand Rapids Mud Run

The GR Mud Run is a messy, muddy, obstacle and challenge-based 5K run that’s designed to be safe and fun for competitive athletes, fun seekers, and families. The Grand Rapids Mud Run started in 2010 right here in Michigan. Today it attracts thousands of mud-lovers and includes 25+ mud pits, a 60-foot mud-slide, 2 murky swamps, tight tunnels, lots of messy crawls, 8 climbing walls, slippery hills, and much more.
Race Events
5K Walk and Run 
Race Weather and Climate
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Race Fees
$49 until June 30, 2017
$54 from July 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017
$59 from August 1, 2017 to Race Day
$65 on Race Day
Race Registration
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