Thank you for your interest in the Race for Spartan Stores YMCA presented by Chemical Bank in Byron Center! Chemical Bank is committed to Michigan and its residents. Consistent with that commitment, this event pays tribute to the benefits of a healthy lifestyle while supporting worthwhile causes in West Michigan.

  • Race Date and Time Information
    • Saturday, July 30, 2016
    • 8:30 am Start Time – 5K Run/Walk
    • 9:45 am Start Time – Kids’ Fun Run
    • Awards Ceremony - 10:00 am at the Registration Tent
  • Race  Location Information
    • 2445 – 84th Street SW
    • Byron Center, MI

Trophies and Awards

  • Trophies will be awarded for male and female overall, masters, and age group winners. Medals will be awarded for 2nd - 5th place in each age group.
  • Age Groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over (age based on participant’s age on July 25, 2015)
  • The 5K Walk is non-competitive and will start behind the 5K runners.
  • Kids’ Fun Run participants will receive a medal. The Fun Run is a 1/2 mile long and is for kids 12 and under. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult for their safety. The Kids’ Fun Run is a non-competitive event with no official time or results posted. All children participating in the Kids' Fun Run will receive a medal!