Strut for the Strays - Virtual Event / In Person 2024

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Short review

14th annual Strut for the Strays! This years event participation can be completed virtually or in person to support the animals at the Humane Society of South Central Michigan. Virtually you can participate in a one mile walk or 5K walk or run. (Only the 5K is supported in person at the shelter) In Person event at the shelter on the 20th of July begins at 8:30am, day of race registration starts at 7:00am.

Register 3 or more participants at the same time and receive $2 off per registrant! (does not apply to canine registration)

T-shirts are provided for all paid participants registered by July 1st, 2024; participants registered after will receive shirts as supplies last. 

People Awards: There are prizes for the first place participant in three categories: men 17 and older, women 17 and older and kids 16 and younger for the 5K. We will also have medals for the top three finishers in these categories for the 5K.

Canine Awards: This year we will again celebrate our canine participants. There will be medals for 1st-3rd on the canine participants in the 5k by time, and a gift basket for the first place dog in the 5K.  Please sign your dog up separately for them to be eligible for prizes ($10 entry fee for dogs, includes race bandanna).

Packet pick up available starting July 16th- can be mailed for an additional $12.50 postage cost. Please contact shelter to schedule a time for pickup.

All proceeds from this event are used to provide medical care, primarily heartworm preventative, treatment and vaccines for our animals at the shelter. Thank you for supporting our animals!!  Consider an extra donation and earn a $5 entry to the race. Details below.

Results will be posted during the race and on this website. The race is professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation.

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Road Running , Walk , Vertical race

Distance:

5K , 10K , Ultramarathon , Less than 5K , Half to Marathon

Price:

from $5

Organized since 2015

Short review

14th annual Strut for the Strays! This years event participation can be completed virtually or in person to support the animals at the Humane Society of South Central Michigan. Virtually you can participate in a one mile walk or 5K walk or run. (Only the 5K is supported in person at the shelter) In Person event at the shelter on the 20th of July begins at 8:30am, day of race registration starts at 7:00am.

Register 3 or more participants at the same time and receive $2 off per registrant! (does not apply to canine registration)

T-shirts are provided for all paid participants registered by July 1st, 2024; participants registered after will receive shirts as supplies last. 

People Awards: There are prizes for the first place participant in three categories: men 17 and older, women 17 and older and kids 16 and younger for the 5K. We will also have medals for the top three finishers in these categories for the 5K.

Canine Awards: This year we will again celebrate our canine participants. There will be medals for 1st-3rd on the canine participants in the 5k by time, and a gift basket for the first place dog in the 5K.  Please sign your dog up separately for them to be eligible for prizes ($10 entry fee for dogs, includes race bandanna).

Packet pick up available starting July 16th- can be mailed for an additional $12.50 postage cost. Please contact shelter to schedule a time for pickup.

All proceeds from this event are used to provide medical care, primarily heartworm preventative, treatment and vaccines for our animals at the shelter. Thank you for supporting our animals!!  Consider an extra donation and earn a $5 entry to the race. Details below.

Results will be posted during the race and on this website. The race is professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation.


15 Road Running races on 10 — 20 July 2024 in Battle Creek

67 Mile Bike

July 01, 2021

The race starts at 05:00

107.8 km

from $25

20 Mile Bike

July 01, 2021

The race starts at 05:00

32.2 km

from $25

10K Run/Walk

July 01, 2021

The race starts at 05:00

10 km

from $25

5k Run/Walk

July 20, 2019

The race starts at 08:30

5 km

from $30

5k Run/Walk - Dogs

July 20, 2019

The race starts at 08:30

5 km

from $5

5k Run/Walk

July 25, 2020

The race starts at 08:30

5 km

from $25

5k Run/Walk - Dogs

July 25, 2020

The race starts at 08:30

5 km

from $5

5k Run/Walk

July 01, 2021

The race starts at 05:00

5 km

from $25

5k Run/Walk - Dogs

July 01, 2021

The race starts at 05:00

5 km

from $10

5K Run/Walk at the Shelter

July 20, 2024

The race starts at 08:30

5 km

from $30

5K Run/Walk- Dogs at the Shelter

July 20, 2024

The race starts at 08:30

5 km

from $10

5k Run/Walk- Virtual

July 10, 2024

The race starts at 05:00

5 km

from $25

5k Run/Walk - Dogs- Virtual

July 10, 2024

The race starts at 05:00

5 km

from $10

One Mile Walk

July 01, 2021

The race starts at 05:00

1.6 km

from $25

One Mile Walk

July 10, 2024

The race starts at 05:00

1.6 km

from $25

Weather for Jul 10, 2024

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Very Good for running

Past weather

Jul 09, 2016

85.04 °F, wind 2.7m/s

Foggy in the morning..

Jul 22, 2017

86.69 °F, wind 0.4m/s

Foggy in the morning..

Jul 21, 2018

78.03 °F, wind 4.97m/s

Rain in the morning and evening..

Jul 20, 2019

80.44 °F, wind 2.49m/s

Partly cloudy throughout the day..

Jul 25, 2020

81.46 °F, wind 7.03m/s

Partly cloudy throughout the day..

Jul 01, 2021

79.87 °F, wind 7.52m/s

Partly cloudy throughout the day..

Jul 01, 2022

89.45 °F, wind 9.37m/s

Clear throughout the day..

Jul 01, 2023

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Jul 22, 2024

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