Saginaw 9/11 Heroes Run taking place at SVSU on 20th anniversary of attacks
SAGINAW, MI — The Travis Manion Foundation is hosting the Saginaw 9/11 Heroes Run 5K race and 1 mile Fun Run at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, at Saginaw Valley State University. The 9/11 Heroes Run national race series is now in its 14th year and will take place in more than 50 locations across the country and around the world. Registration is now open for participants to run, walk or ruck, and the race series is expected to draw more than 60,000 participants worldwide. This is what the 9/11 Heroes Run race series is all about.”SVSU is located at 7400 Bay Road in Saginaw County’s Kochville Township. For more information about the race series or to register, visit www.911heroesrun.org.mlive.com
Annual Polar Plunge in support of Special Olympics Michigan goes virtual this year
Each year a Polar Plunge takes place at the winter blast to raise money for Special Olympics Michigan -- this year the polar plunge will be virtual. Anna Blakeslee is an events coordinator for Special Olympics Michigan. “Everyone just gets to be a little bit more creative in how they take the plunge this year,” Blakeslee said. Anyone can register online to do the polar plunge at home. How to register:Click here to register for the virtual polar plunge, 5K, or fun runUse the code LOCAL4 to get $5 off registration for the 5KThe virtual event is designed to raise awareness for Special Olympics Michigan.
The volunteer difference
Photo courtesy of Kristin MannStudents celebrate the success of Maire's Fun Run, which exceeded its ...An active subscription to the Grosse Pointe News is required to view this article. Please login or purchase a subscription by clicking here. Subscribers who want to reset their password can click heregrossepointenews.com