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Event Information

7:30 am - Registration and Packet Pick Up Opens at Band Shell under the blue tents
8:15 am - Welcome Announcement – Contest Winners Announced
8:30 am - 5k Run starts
8:40 am - 5k/1mile Walk starts
9:00 am - Run/Walk Post event celebration opens at the Band Shell
9:30 am - 5k Awards Announced/Presented, Additional Prizes Drawn

Bib Assignments

Course Map

The 2012 Fight For Air Run/Walk Detroit will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2012 in Belle Isle Park in Detroit, Michigan.  Belle Isle is America’s Largest City-Owned Island Park.  The name, Belle Isle means beautiful island and is home to many beautiful and historical attractions.  The island is situated on America’s busiest inland waterway and provides views of both the Detroit and Canada skyline.  The island has over 5 miles of scenic shoreline.   For more information about this beautiful historic Detroit treasure by clicking here.

Event Overview

Each year, too many lives are lost to lung disease and this is your chance to walk, raise money and make an impact in their honor. By joining the Fight for Run/Walk you are making the commitment to fight lung disease so everyone can breathe easier- including you!

Families, individuals and teams join together in a run or walk to raise awareness for the 35 million Americans who suffer from asthma, COPD, lung cancer and other lung diseases. Participants work together to fundraise. Please join the thousands of individuals across the nation who believe in the cause and will walk in their communities as well.
 
You can get involved by:

Registering as a Team Captain
Joining an existing Team as a new registrant
Signing up as an individual registrant
Sponsoring the event
Joining the event planning committee
Making a contribution supporting a registrant
Volunteering to be event support

Registration

Both individual and team registration options are available.

Online registration will be available until Monday, September 17 at 1 pm.  After 1 pm, registrants will need to plan to register the morning of the event.  Registration (adult) will be $30 for both walkers and runners on the day of the event. 

You can also download a registration form HERE.

T-Shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed for anyone registering after Friday, August  31st at Noon.   T-Shirts are included with your registration fee.

 RUNNERS AND WALKERS of all ages*
 5K Run/Walk Route or 1 Mile Walk
 
 $20     Through July 31, 2012
 $25     August 1-September 17, 2012
 $30     Day of the Event Registration
 

$10     Kids Walk - untimed 12 and under
          Children wanting to participate in the timed 5k must register for the 5k Run option.

 
 * Children in strollers, no fee

Directions

Address to park entrance:  Picnic Way, Detroit, MI 48207

Map of Belle Isle Park

Course Map

Parking

VOLUNTEERS & REGISTRANTS: Parking is available near the Band Shell (Remick Music Shell).  View the park map or look for signage when entering the park.

Fundraising

We encourage you to fund raise at least $100 toward the cause.  This is easier than you think!  It is as easy as asking 10 friends for $10.  Coaching packets and trainings are available.  Please contact our office for more details at 248-784-2000.  
 
Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law. The American Lung Association ® is a registered 501 (c) 3 organization. Please make checks payable to the American Lung Association in Michigan.
 
A fundraising packet is available to help you with your fundraising.  Check out the Participant Resources page for additional fundraising ideas and tips.

If you need additional help in fundraising, please contact our office at 248-784-2018.  The ALA staff is happy to help coach and provide fast and efficient ideas to reach your fundraising goal.

AWARDS   

Individuals and teams challenge themselves to raise money, beat the clock, and be the best.  While raising money to fight lung disease is our top priority, we know all of our runners, walkers and teams work hard to meet whatever challenge they set for themselves. 

Select Awards will be awarded the day of the event after both the run and walk have finished.  Additional awards will be handed out at a later date. 

All participants will be divided into the following age groups for award purposes:
13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Awards will be given to participants in each of the following categories:

Thank you to Moosejaw for donating products from The North Face®, Moosejaw®, and Nalgene®.

5k Run Awards

 1st Place Overall Male/Female Runner  The North Face Jacket / Moosejaw Jacket
 2nd Place Overall Male/Female Runner  Moosejaw Jacket / Moosejaw Sweatshirt
 3rd Place Overall Male/Female Runner  $30 Road ID Gift Card / Moosejaw Yoga Tank
 13-18 Male/Female Runner  Asthma Friendly Stuffed Animal
 19-29 Male/Female Runner  $15 Road ID Gift Card
 30-39 Male/Female Runner  Moosejaw Nalgene Water Bottle
 40-49 Male/Female Runner  Moosejaw Nalgene Water Bottle
 50-59 Male/Female Runner  Moosejaw Nalgene Water Bottle
 60-69 Male/Female Runner  Moosejaw Nalgene Water Bottle
 70+ Male/Female Runner  Water Bottle

Fundraising Awards and Prizes

 Fundraising prizes are available to all participants in the walk or run.  Team Prizes Awarded to the Team Captain.

 Highest Fundraising Individual  Yoga Shelter Gift Certificate
   

 Highest Fundraising Company -
 all teams with a designated
 company combined

 Recognition Plaque
   

 Highest Fundraising Corporate 
 Team - singular corporate team

 Recognition Certificate
   
 Highest Fundraising
 Friends and Family Team
 Recognition Certificate

Additional awards and prizes may be awarded on event day.

 


 

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