YMCA of Greater Michiana ready for 42nd annual Thanksgiving Day Run

YMCA of Greater Michiana

YMCA of Greater Michiana

YMCA of Greater Michiana

YMCA of Greater Michiana

NILES, Mich., — The Niles-Buchanan YMCA announced the 42nd Annual Thanksgiving Day Run is set to take place on Thursday.

The community event will have both in-person and virtual options for participants, inviting families and individuals to join the festivities.

A longstanding tradition, the Thanksgiving Day Run offers three events: a 10K run, a 5K run/walk, and a One-mile Fun Run.

In-person events will take place at the Niles-Buchanan YMCA, 905 N. Front St. in Niles.

The 10K run will begin at 8:00 a.m., the 5K will begin at 8:05 a.m., and One-mile Fun Run will begin at 8:15 a.m.

Virtual participants can run or walk their event anywhere such as neighborhoods, parks, and on treadmills, between November 23 and December 2.

Upon completion, virtual runners can upload their run information to an online race platform.

Registration until November 21 is $35 per person or $30 per person for households of two to eight participants.

Late registration on November 22 and 23 is $40. To register, visit ymcagm.org/TDR.

Proceeds from the Thanksgiving Day Run support the Y’s annual campaign, which provides youth programming and financial support for families through membership scholarships.

Participants are encouraged to share race photos on social media with #2023TDR.

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