Lake Village Homestead Farm presents the 1st Annual Farm Wellness Day and 5K in celebration of the connection between the health of our bodies and minds, and the health of the earth and the animals that inhabit it.
This event will include a morning warm-up, a 5K trail run/walk, kids’ Fun Run/Obstacle Course, plus farm and garden tours, and visits with farm animals and residents. Visitors may also enjoy local and healthy food sourced from our farm and opportunities to chat with wellness professionals.
The rustic 5K trail winds along our permanently protected 1.5 miles of Long Lake shoreline and nearly 300 acres of connected meadows, pastures, and wooded trails. Runners will be treated to views of the diverse and beautiful habitats shared by farm animals and wildlife.
5K Race Registration - $25.00 (includes T-shirt, entrance, parking, water and nutritious post-race refueling!) Online registration closes May 15th.
MAY17: $30 cash or check only. DAY-OF REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 8:15 AM (No T-shirt guaranteed)
Kids’ Fun Run/Obstacle Course registration - Free
Adult 5K T-shirts - $15.00 Youth 5K T-shirts - $10.00
General Admission for non-runners is free.
Donations are welcome and appreciated.
No dogs allowed on farm for this event.
Online Registration is Closed for 2014
(All children wishing to participate in the Kids’ Fun Run & Obstacle Course must be registered prior to May 15th.)
Lake Village Homestead Farm is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. All proceeds from this event and donations directly benefit the preservation of wetlands, wildlife areas, farmland, and educational programs at Lake Village Homestead Farm in Kalamazoo, MI.
Schedule of Events:
8:00 Gates Open
8:30 Warm-up led by CrossFit AZO
9:00 5K Trail Run/Walk followed by post-race snacks and massage by Kalamazoo Athletic Wellness
10:30 Kids Fun Run and Obstacle Course
Noon-1 Yoga led by Virginia Bird (please bring a yoga mat if possible)
11-3 Local food prepared by Rustica will be available for purchase. Visit with the animals, tour the garden, learn about becoming a Lake Village Member as well as opportunities to visit with wellness professionals.
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS:
CrossFit AZO, Gazelle Sports, Rustica, WMUK,
Crow's Nest, Great Harvest Bread Company, Steensma, Safety Services, Boxed Water, American Screen Printing, Rathco, Kalamazoo Athletic Wellness, Irving's Market,
Right-Way Rental, Kohl's, Life EMS