In 103 days, on Saturday, May 12th, more than 20,000 people will gather for the 35th running of the Fifth Third River Bank Run, the largest run of its kind in the nation.
I will be there.
And, you know, I was thinking that it might be really cool if a whole bunch of my friends would meet up with me that morning in downtown Grand Rapids. Not so much to cheer me on but to join me in raising awareness for Starfysh’s vision of transforming an island.
The event has multiple categories for folks to participate in: 25K, 10K, and 5K runs, as well as a 5K walk, and Junior events. Some people are serious runners. Some, not so. Lots of groups do it together as teams (school classes, businesses, clubs, teams, church groups, families) with their own unique team names.
I’m going to promote it hard and am hoping you, my friends will help me promote it in your circles. In the very near future we’ll have a special page on our Starfysh website, as well as a Facebook event page. We'll provide all the information and tools you'll need to plug in.
For now, just mark the calendar... Saturday, May 12th and start gathering up your own team. It has the makings of a very fun... and significant day.
Thanks all. Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to start getting in shape.