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Run Scream Run Race Review

Posted on 03 August 2011

 

The first annual Run Scream Run 10K, 5K, 1M  will be held Saturday October 22 at Wiard’s Orchard in Ypsilanti, MI  Complete details can be found at http://www.runscreamrun.com. Randy Step is the founder of this race as well as ‘twenty-some’ others put on by Step’s company Running Fit.  Randy has been an endurance athlete for decades.

The 5 & 10K start at 8:30AM, the Kids’ 1M at 10:15 AM  Average temperatures in the area for Oct see lows in the 40s, highs in the 60s.

Run Scream Run will be beautiful, fun, holiday oriented course/event perfect for all ages, that should attract runners from all over!  A race, thrill park, county fair and the colors of MI in the fall – what more could you ask for?! This race is definitely a family friendly event!  Kids 1 mile and Wiard’s attractions include their Orchard, Haunted Thrill Park, County Fair and more…

Please visit http://www.runscreamrun.com/ for deadlines and pricing information.  All race participants receive a t-shirt (and kid milers earn a finishers medal) and valuable discounts for Wiard’s Haunted Thrill Park – voted #1 horror attraction in MI, and County Fair.  Food, awards, costume competitions and more will also be available to all athletes.

Packet pick up and late registration will be held on Friday October 21 (in addition to Saturday Oct 22) – stick around and enjoy Ward’s Haunted Thrill Park and County Fair!

The race venue is merely 20 minutes from Detroit Metro Airport, http://www.metroairport.com. With plenty of hotels around.

The race will start and finish in the same area and has plenty of bathroom facilities. Race terrain has some hills and a bit of gravel, but this will generally be a fast, flat course mostly run on new asphalt roads and bike paths within Rolling Hills County Park. With plenty of aid stations as well.

Great race for a first timer! Lots of fun in tune with the holiday!  Dress in costume and make your first race that much more memorable!

 

 

 

 

 

One Response to “Run Scream Run Race Review”

  1. Tunaboy48138 says:

    I highly recommend doing this run next year.  The course was great. Next year I will be taking all of my grandchildren so that they to can enjoy this run.Thanks to Wiards Orchard for having this run, and thanks to all of the volunteers for their support.  Robert King

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