38th Annual Run for the Buds

Sat May 6, 2017 St. Joseph, MI 49085 US Directions


5K Run/Walk

10:30AM EDT

10K Run/Walk

10:15AM EDT

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Additional race information can be found at https://www.raceplanner.com/registrationinfo/event/RunForTheBuds.


Ship & Main Street
St. Joseph, MI US 49085


Join us for the 38th Annual Run for the Buds
5K Run / Walk and 10K Run

Proceeds from the 38th Annual Run for the Buds benefit the Blossomtime Scholarship Fund which awards scholarships to outstanding young women and men in Southwest Michigan.

Run for the Buds is a chip-timed 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run along the Grand Floral Parade route. Both the 5K and 10K routes start and finish in St. Joseph. The 5K route is an out and back course following Main Street in Benton Harbor. At Riverview Drive, the 10K out and back course heads north to Jean Klock Park. Both are USATF Certified and Sanctioned.

FEES: 15 and Over: $20 through April 9
$25 April 10 through 10 am May 3
$30 Race Day
14 and under: $15 through Race Day

Same Day Registration 8:30 am - 10:00 am
10K Run: 10:15 am
5K Run/Walk: 10:30 am
Awards Presentation: 11:15 am

SWMI RACERS members receive $5 Discount with code
NO REFUNDS - Proceeds benefit Blossomtime Scholarship Fund.

Special awards to Overall Female and Male Finishers in all three events.

Age group medals awarded to top 3 female and male finishers in Run Divisions. Finisher medals awarded to top 10 male and female finishers in Walk Division

The Blossomtime Festival is the oldest and largest multi-community Festival in the state of Michigan. This year marks its 111th Celebration with a fun filled week of wholesome family entertainment.


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