ANNUAL FARM WELLNESS DAY 5K
LAKE VILLAGE HOMESTEAD FARM 5TH ANNUAL FARM WELLNESS DAY 5K
SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018
Lake Village Homestead Farm presents the 5th 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.
Fees: 5K Race Registration - $30.00 (includes T-shirt, entrance, parking, water and nutritious post-race refueling and meal)
Online registration closes June 1st at midnight. MAY 31st is the LAST DAY to guarantee a t-shirt and size of t-shirt.
June 2nd (Event Day): $35 cash or check for race day registration. Available 7:45am - 8:45am (shirt subject to availability)
Kids’ Obstacle Course Fun Run registration (10 & under)
Kids race only: FREE
Kids race with shirt and meal: $20 -- MAY 31st is the LAST DAY to guarantee a t-shirt and size of t-shirt.
(All children wishing to participate in the Kids’ Fun Run & Obstacle Course must be registered prior to June 2nd.)
Meal-only tickets will be available on site for $15
Additional Adult 5K T-shirts - $18.00
General Admission for non-runners is free.
Donations are welcome and appreciated.
No dogs allowed on farm for this event.
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:
7:45 am Gates Open
9:00 am Announcements and Warm-up led by CrossFit AZO
9:30 am 5K Trail Run/Walk followed by a snack
10:00 am Kids' Fun Run and Obstacle Course
10:30-11:30 Yoga led by Virginia Bird (please bring a yoga mat if possible)
10:30-12:30 Local food prepared by Rustica (included with all paid registrations).
11:30-12:30 Musical performance by Megan Dooley
12:30-2:30 Lees Adventure Sports kayaking excursion on Long Lake
Visit with the animals, tour the garden, learn about becoming a Lake Village Member. Also, enjoy the opportunity to meet with wellness professionals from Healthy Family Chiropractic (massage available) and Crossfit AZO.
For questions regarding our event, please call Lake Village Homestead Farm (269) 323-3629.
More About the 5K
The goals of this event are to raise wellness awareness and support Lake Village Homestead initiatives.
This event includes a morning warm-up, a 5K-trail run/walk, a Fun Run and Obstacle Course for children, plus farm and garden tours, and visits with farm animals and residents.
Visitors also enjoy local and healthy food sourced from our farm and opportunities to chat with wellness professionals.
All of the proceeds of this event directly benefit our educational programs as well as the preservation of wetlands, wildlife areas, and farmland.
Become a Sponsor!
We need your support! The Farm Wellness Day 5K is in search of community partners who want to support the goals of this event and take advantage of this exceptional promotional opportunity. As many as 500 people attend this highly publicized event.
You are invited to take advantage of our sponsor benefits and the outstanding advertising opportunities provided at each of our sponsor levels. Expose your business through our website, t-shirts, banners, promotional materials, and much more by sponsoring the Farm Wellness Day 5K.