SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2023, 9AM // WARREN CITY SQUARE, 1 CITY SQUARE, WARREN, MI 48093
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN 2023 SPONSORSHIP?
Area businesses have seen a sharp increase in brand awareness after sponsorship of Run Warren Center Line 5K. Between the foot traffic at the cruise locations and the online traffic of social media advertisements, thousands of eyes will view your logo and engage with your organization.
Packages are available at various price levels.
WHY NOT RUN FOR A CAUSE?
Come one, come all! The Warren Community Foundation invites you to lace up your shoes and get in the race! Spend a beautiful Saturday morning with us at Warren City Square as we work up a sweat to benefit our beloved community with The 6th Annual Run Warren Center Line 5K. Between our USATF-certified 5K Run/Walk, Kids Fun Run, and Senior Walk, the whole family can get up and get active. The goal of Run Warren is to encourage physical fitness, promote community spirit and involvement, and as a non-profit support various community causes and the needs our citizens. Along with a $25 gift card to Hanson's Running Shop being awarded to the top male and female in each age category, The Mayor's Cup and a $1,000 donation will be awarded to the school athletic department with the most participants and pledged support. So get the blood flowing and help out your friends and neighbors. The online registration period lasts through Friday, June 2 with same day on site registration available beginning at 8:00am.
FOR AGES 12 AND UP. TEST YOUR ENDURANCE AND SPEED ON THIS CERTIFIED COURSE.
KIDS FUN RUN
FOR TODDLERS AND ELEMENTARY. PUT THAT ENERGY TO USE!
OUR SENIOR MEMBERS WILL ENJOY THIS STROLL AROUND CITY SQUARE.
$30 5K ADULTS // $10 5K STUDENTS
$5 KIDS RUN AND SENIOR WALK
$50 UNLIMITED STUDENT REGISTRANTS THROUGH SCHOOL
ON THE DAY OF THE RUN, CARD PAYMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLY THROUGH OUR QR CODE. REFUNDS NOT AVAILABLE. SAME DAY REGISTRANTS WILL NOT RECEIVE A 5K T-SHIRT.
ALL FUNDS AFTER COSTS GO TO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS.
FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS, THROUGH REGISTRATION AND BUSINESS SPONSORSHIP, THOUSANDS HAVE BEEN DONATED TO GROUPS LIKE:
WARREN 37TH DISTRICT COURT SOBRIETY PROGRAM, PARKS AND REC SPECIAL NEEDS BASKETBALL,
MCREST HOMELESS SHELTER, HARVEST TIME FOOD BANK, CITY OF WARREN ANIMAL WELFARE LEAGUE, AND ROCK N' RESOURCES HEROIN AND OPIATE AWARENESS.
IN-PERSON REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT A LOCATION TBD ON
FRIDAY, JUNE 2 AND SATURDAY, JUNE 3
5K COURSE INFORMATION
NOTE: A SHUTTLE WILL BE PROVIDED TO TAKE RUNNERS FROM THE END POINT AT CENTER LINE PARKS AND REC BACK TO WARREN CITY SQUARE.
The course begins at Warren City Square and crosses at 12 Mile onto Longview. Then a diagonal cross is made onto Arsenal. The route progresses along Arsenal with a right made onto Bernice. After making a left on Lawrence, the 5K ends at Center Line Parks and Recreation building.
TRACKING YOUR TIME? WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED.
Monitoring of the race will be provided by Eastside Racing Company, which has served the Detroit Metropolitan Area for 30 years.
Each runner will be given an electronic chip that will measure the distance traveled and the time it took. Results will available shortly thereafter here on their website.
COME EARLY TO WARM UP AND STRETCH!
No one wants to pull a muscle! Arrive early onsite to warm up those legs before the 5K with an expert guide provided by our friends at Team Rehabilitation.
Team Rehab uses body science and kinesiology to ensure that your body is properly tuned for maximum physical effect and protected from strains and sprains. Come early and learn more!
WE'RE RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS.
When it comes to a big community event, more hands makes the work lighter. We are recruiting volunteers to assist with the 5K on the day, doing tasks such as aiding in runner check-in, relaying messages to Eastside Racing Company, handing out tracking devices and 5K t-shirts to the runners, etc.
To get more information on volunteering, please contact John Long at: Long3jm@icloud.com
1st Place Male: $500
1st Place Female: $500
2nd Place Male: $250
2nd Place Female: $250
3rd Place Male: $100
3rd Place Female: $100
A $25 HANSON'S GIFT CARD AWARDED TO THE TOP MALE AND FEMALE IN EACH AGE CATEGORY.
YOUTH // 13 AND UNDER
HIGH SCHOOL // 14 - 18
OVERALL TWENTIES // 19 - 29
OVERALL THIRTIES // 30 - 39
OVERALL FORTIES // 40 - 49
MASTER // 50 - 59
GRANDMASTER // 60-69
GREAT GRANDMASTER // 70+
ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A FREE T-SHIRT, A MEDAL, WITH WATER AND SNACKS AT THE FINISH LINE.
$1000 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO
THE HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT WITH THE MOST REGISTRANTS
Registration will be facilitated through Eastside Racing. Don't worry, it's easy as can be!
Just scan the QR code below by pointing your smartphone camera at the image and clicking on the link.
Or click on the button below.
Registration includes a 5K t-shirt, water and post-run snacks.
If you'd like to register in person, the registration desk will open up at 7:30am. Please note: same-day registrants will receive a t-shirt until supply is sold out. Size not guaranteed.
LEND A HAND AND BECOME A SPONSOR.
Area businesses have seen a sharp increase in brand awareness after sponsorship of Run Warren Center Line 5K. Between the foot traffic at the cruise locations and the online traffic of social media advertisements, thousands of eyes will view your logo and engage with your organization. We offer customized packages to ensure that you get out of our event the type of exposure you desire. Whether you prioritize a featured role through naming rights of individual contests and event attributes, exclusive credit in distributed material goods, a speaking role on the stage at headquarters, or an active physical presence in a vendor booth, we can tailor your sponsorship to your exact needs.
Packages are available at various price levels.
For more information on sponsorship, or to initiate the conversation on your package specifics, please contact:
Checks should be made out to Warren Community Foundation and mailed to 59 Walnut Avenue, Suite 206, Mt. Clemens, MI 48043 OR we can provide an ACH payment on request.
Proceeds help us fund future community programs and events, program scholarships and park improvements.
SELECTED PAST SPONSORS
WARREN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Looking for individuals of all ages who want to contribute to our fundraising events while giving back to the community. Bring your business and personal experience to help create successful events!
The Warren Community Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the Warren Center Line Chamber of Commerce, puts on two annual events: Cruisin' 53 and the Run Warren Center Line 5K.
Both of these annual events have strong footholds in their communities, but we are actively recruiting YOU to bring your ideas to our Planning Committee so we can expand, restructure and improve with each year.
Apply using the form below and you will hear from John Johnson or Donna Weatherby regarding the committee.
Run Warren Center Line 5K is an event organized by the Warren Community Foundation (WCF) which was formed for the coordination, marketing, and implementation of various community events designed to promote the welfare of the Cities of Warren and Center Line, Michigan We donate the proceeds to charitable and educational organizations doing good works. WCF believes the best way to bring people together is to get them out of the house and talking to one another. The foundation is comprised of veteran businessmen and philanthropists with decades of experience and relationships.
The Warren Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit under the umbrella of the Warren Center Line Chamber of Commerce (WCLCC). That chamber is one of two area specific subchambers of the Southeast Michigan Chamber of Commerce (SMCC). Click here for more information on the chambers.
JOHN LONG, RUN WARREN ORGANIZER
Whether you want to register to run or to sponsor, we want to hear from you. We look forward to your questions!