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Four Fall Races Coming Up in October

Here are four fall races coming up in October (…which starts this Friday! Can you believe it?!). Race for the Cure and LUNG FORCE Walk are happening this weekend, while the inaugural Run the D will be next Saturday.

And make sure you save the date for Hot Cider Hustle happening October 31st! Get all of the fall race details below.

Race for the Cure
Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash

SUSAN G. KOMEN RACE FOR THE CURE

WHEN: October 2, 2021

WHERE: Milliken State Park, 1900 Atwater St., Detroit 48207

TIME: The opening ceremony starts at 8 a.m. and the race will begin at 9 a.m.

COST: Click here for registration and pricing info.

October kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to show your support!

Photo credit: American Lung Association

LUNG FORCE WALK

WHEN: October 3, 2021

WHERE: Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10Mile Rd., Royal Oak 48067

TIME: 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

COST: Click here for registration and pricing info.

Come out this weekend to support the Lung Association’s efforts to end lung cancer and lung disease. LUNG FORCE Walk will also support the Lung Associations COVID-19 Action Initiative.

Register online here. You can also register for the virtual walk here if you like.

Run the D with DPD and DMC
Photo credit: Detroit Public Safety Foundation

RUN THE D WITH DPD & DMC

WHEN: October 9, 2021

WHERE: Brush Mall (DMC Campus), 3990 John R. St., Detroit 48201

TIME: Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the race will begin at 9 a.m.

COST: $40 (includes race t-shirt and medal)

Join the Detroit Police Department, Detroit Public Safety Foundation, and Detroit Medical Center for Run the D with DPD & DMC 5K Race.

The race is open to runners and walkers of all abilities. Cadets in the Detroit Police Department Training Academy will help lead the race and Detroit Police Chief James E. White will also participate in the 5K.

Register for the race online here. Virtual race options are also available.

Hot Cider Hustle
Photo credit: Hot Cider Hustle

HOT CIDER HUSTLE

WHEN: October 31, 2021

WHERE: Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Pkwy, Harrison Township 48045

TIME: Packet pick-up is from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:30 a.m.

COST: See website for details as prices may vary.

Here’s a fun way to start your Halloween day and run for a good cause! You can also participate virtually if you like.

There will be a 15K and 5K Run/Walk at Hot Cider Hustle. Participants will also get apple cider and caramel apples once they complete the race.

Hot Cider Hustle will help support Cass Community Social Services. Register here.

DON’T FORGET: Make sure you review COVID-19 safety protocols. Have fun and be safe if you decide to go!


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