Sat June 18 - Sun July 3 Kalamazoo, MI 49008 US Directions
922 W. Maple Street
Kalamazoo, MI US 49008

About This Event

The 2022 Kalamazoo Klassic 10k Run and 5k Run/Walk, presented in partnership by MRC Industries, Inc. and the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR), is scheduled for Saturday, June 18th.  We are excited about celebrating our 44th year and we are pleased to announce the 5k Run has been selected as the RRCA National Championship.  The 10k Run starts at 7:30am and the 5k Run/Walk starts at 9:00am at the top of Maple Street Hill in Kalamazoo. 

A virtual option will be offered for both the 10k run and 5k Run Walk. 

For the virtual option, runners and walkers run the 5k and/or 10k course of their choice and input results directly into the system upon completion of the distance (s)  All times must be entered by 11:59 pm on Sunday, July 3rd to be included in the official results.  The virtual race is not eligible for age group awards.  

The cost to participate with a high quality custom finisher medal (s) and soft weave polyester/rayon/cotton blend shirt is as follows:

In Person Events on June 18th: 

$30 for the first in-person event (5k Run or 5k Walk or 10k Run)
An additional $10 for the second in-person event (5k Run or 5k Walk and 10k Run combination).  Runners/walkers who participate in both the 5k Run or 5k Walk and the 10k run will receive two medals – one for each event.  A 5k Run and 5k Walk combination is not available for the live event.

Virtual Events June 18th – July 3rd:

$30 for the first virtual event (5k Run or 5k Walk or 10k Run)
An additional $5 for the second virtual event (5k Run, 5k Walk and/or 10k Run combination) (Includes two medals)

*A group discount of $5 off per individual is available for both the in-person and virtual events.  

Registration for both the in-person and virtual Kalamazoo Klassic 5k Run/Walk and/or 10k Run closes Thursday, June 16th at 11:59pm.   Shirt size and availability cannot be guaranteed after Sunday, June 5th.   After June 5th shirt sizing it is subject to available inventory.

At least 85% of the net proceeds of the Kalamazoo Klassic benefit MRC Industries, Inc. in its mission to encourage and support individuals living with a disability to achieve their fullest potential through employment, skill-building and active community involvement.  The remaining proceeds benefit Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) in its mission to promote a healthy lifestyle through the sport of running while enhancing the quality of life in the community. 

Questions regarding the Kalamazoo Klassic 5k Run/Walk and 10k Run should be directed to Bonnie Sexton at or 269-343-0747, x208. 


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