2015 - Lake Village Homestead Farm presents the 2nd 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 - $30.00 (includes T-shirt, entrance,
parking, water and nutritious post-race refueling and meal)
Online registration closes May 15th.
MAY16: $35 cash or check for race day registration.
Available 7:45am - 8:45am
(shirt subject to availability)
Kids’ Obstacle Course Fun Run registration
Kids-with shirt and meal $15
Kids race only free
Additional Adult 5K T-shirts - $15.00
General Admission for non-runners is free.
Donations are welcome and appreciated.
No dogs allowed on farm for this event.
(All children wishing to participate in the Kids’ Fun Run & Obstacle Course must be registered prior to May 16th.)
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:
7:45am Gates Open
9:00am Announcements and Warm-up led by CrossFit AZO
9:30am 5K Trail Run/Walk followed by post-race snack
10:00am Kids Fun Run and Obstacle Course
10:30-11:30am Yoga led by Virginia Bird (please bring a yoga mat if possible)
11-1 Local food prepared by Rustica free to all registered participants. Visit with the animals, tour the garden, learn about becoming a Lake Village Member as well as opportunities to visit with wellness professionals from CrossFit AZO, Kalamazoo Athletic Wellness, Gazelle Sports, Agility Physical Therapy and Lake Village Homestead Farm.
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS:
CrossFit AZO, Gazelle Sports, Rustica, WMUK, American Screen Printing, Crow's Nest, Steensma Lawn and Power Equipment, Agility Physical Therapy
Pease Packing, Kalamazoo Athletic Wellness, Right-Way Rental, Life EMS
Rathco Safety Supply Inc., Paulette Rayal, Irvings Market, Earth Fare
Natural Health Center, S.W. Michigan Land Conservancy, Monroe & Harvey Family, Virginia Bird