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The safety, health, and well-being is our top priority, and we feel it is critical to do our part in the global effort to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. For this reason, the 2nd annual Bolt for the Heart 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run has been changed to a VIRTUAL ONLY race.
The Michigan State Police 2nd Annual Bolt for the Heart 5/10K Run/Walk has been changed to a VIRTUAL Run/Walk.
For the safety of everyone and the current Executive Orders, the Bolt for the Heart scheduled for August 15, 2020 will be a virtual race. Participants will be mailed their t-shirt and finisher metals by the end of August.
Questions can be directed to MSP-BOLTMICHIGAN@michigan.gov.
A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself. All participants will receive a medal!
What: This is a Virtual race, so you choose your own course and time yourself.
When: Complete your race any time on or before August 16, 2020! Medals will ship at the end of August.
Why: We want to spread awareness of our mission to place an AED in each MSP patrol car, and to provide for preventative cardiac screenings for troopers.
Cost: The price is $25 and includes a finishers medal. T-shirts are available for $10.
Donate $50 and you'll receive a FREE entry!
Steps how to receive a free entry:
1. Choose Sign Up and follow the steps to register for the race
2. You will be routed to the Donation page during registration, choose the $50 donation level
3. Your discount (free entry) will be reflected in the cart during checkout.
* Free entry is valid until April 30th, then it's a $25 (5k) / $35 (10K) discount off your entry fee with a $50 donation. 5K/10K entry fee will be $5. Valid for the 5K, 10K, and Virtual event.
* Please note if you go to the donation page first and enter the donation the discount will not be applied for a free entry. You must register by choosing Sign Up first.
Thank you for your support of our mission to place an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in each Michigan State Police patrol car, and to provide preventative cardiac screenings for MSP troopers. Donations go to support this wonderful cause!
This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. The challenge encourages Michiganders to engage with events that promote physical activity, health and wellness. You will receive a FIT point for every endorsed event you participate in or volunteer for from January 1st until December 31st. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win various prizes! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.
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