WHEN ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON FRIDAY AUGUST 2nd...
Race packets can be picked up Friday Aug 2nd from 6:30pm to 8:00pm Downtown Coloma at Salem Lutheran Church and on Saturday Race Morning starting at 6:30 am at Salem Lutheran Church on Park St until 8:30am. Registration will also be open Friday Aug 2nd from 6:30pm to 8:00pm Downtown Coloma at Salem Lutheran Church on Park St. and Saturday Race Morning at Salem Lutheran Church on Park St. until 8:15 am. Late registration cost is $25.
SWMI RACERS Welcome to Coloma !
5/3 River Bank Runners
CONGRATULATIONS 5/3 RIVER BANK RUNNERS...WELCOME TO COLOMA!
CONGRATULATIONS SUNBURST RUNNERS...WELCOME TO COLOMA!
Hartford, Watervliet & Traverse City Runners
CONGRATULATIONS Strawberry & Cherry RUNNERS...WELCOME TO COLOMA!
Notice to 5K RUNNERS & 5K WALKERS time change to 8:30 AM!
Notice to 5K & 10K BIKE EVENTS time change to 7:45 AM!
Weatherproof signs, baracades, new directional signs, over-the-road banners, and additional course marshalls added, in addition to county motor-bike patrols to lead each event on each proper course.
Finish line is now moved to be the same as the start line. You will now have an electronic start time and finish time.
Friday Registration has moved to Salem Lutheran Church Run Headquarters.
Saturday Registration, Run Headquarters and Post Race Party has moved to Salem Lutheran Church Parking Lot & Fields on Park St parallel to West St the start & finish line.
- Passing Firestation on Washington St. to Main St. take and stay in the "CONE" lane on Main St.
Questions? Contact the Administrator
Park St & West St
From Chigago...take I 94 East to Michigan Coloma exit 39. ~
From Detroit...take I 94 West to Coloma exit 39. ~
From Grand Rapids...take I 196 to Coloma exit 4, turn left, 3 miles to Coloma. ~
WELCOME TO COLOMA !
About This Event
Located in beautiful downtown Coloma in conjunction with the Coloma Glad-Peach Festival. Runners will be running across Paw Paw River Bridge and 10K runners will pass along the scenic, historic, Paw Paw Lake. Enjoy music, cheer squads, band squads, water, sprinklers, and timing along run courses. Leading runners will have police escort and all traffic will be controlled by city police and fire departments. As you near the finish on West Street (between Washington and Jackson Streets), you will run through a spectators "runners parade" to cheer you on (your families are encouraged to bring and set up lawn chairs to cheer you on). After the run, join the community and have brunch downtown and enjoy festival parade at 1:00pm. Music and entertainment to follow throughout the day and evening. Peach-tacular fireworks show begins at 10:30pm.
5K - begins on West St, turn L on Washington, turn L on Paw Paw St(or town Main St)and stay in "cone" lane, merge to Paw Paw Lake Rd, turn L on Becht Rd, cross Coloma North Rd to 5K Turn-a-Round point(by Washington School), turn R on Coloma North, turn R into Sycamore Bluff neighborhood, turn R back onto Coloma North Rd, turn R on Paw Paw Lake Rd, turn R on Park St, turn R on Jackson, turn L on Wilson St, turn L on West St to FINISH LINE ! ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
10K - begins on West St, turn L on Washington, turn L on Paw Paw St(or town Main St) and stay in "cone" lane, merge to Paw Paw Lake Rd, DO NOT TURN L ON BECHT RD (5K/10K SPLIT) stay on Paw Paw Lake Rd, turn L on Newton Rd, turn L on Little Paw Paw Lake Rd, turn L on Coloma North Rd, turn R on Becht Rd and pass 5K Turn-a-Round Point to 10K Turn-a-Round point(.1M past Washington School), turn R on Coloma North, turn R into Sycamore Bluff neighborhood, turn R back onto Coloma North Rd, turn R on Paw Paw Lake Rd, turn R on Park St, turn R on Jackson, turn L on Wilson St, turn L on West St to FINISH LINE ! ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
FUN RUN begins at Start/Finish Line, turn R on Marvin St, turn R into Salem Lutheran Church Parking Lot for Finish.
NEW 10K Walk Event...
New for 2013 is a 10K Walk which will follow the complete 10K run course and will begin behind the bike events at 7:45 AM. Walk in CONE lanes and against flow of traffic.
NEW 5K & 10K Bike Events...
We added a 5K & 10K Bike Events in 2010. The Bike Events participation continues to grow and will continue in 2012. Bike events begin 7:45 am and will travel the complete 5K or 10K Run course. HELMETS MUST BE WORN. For additional information contact: Brian Saltzman (269)468-8363.
On Line Registration Deadline
ON LINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AUGUST 1, 2013. Registration forms can be picked up from Coloma City Hall until Thursday,
August 1. Do not mail any registrations after July 28.
Voted Best T-Shirt of Southwest Michigan in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012(Best in Michigan!)
2013 T-Shirt promises to be another award winner.
A long-sleeve T-Shirt with a spectacular design you do not want to miss. T-Shirt guaranteed to the first 500 registrants...so don't delay on your chance to receive another awesome shirt !
This event is endorsed by Michigan's Governor's Council of Physical Fitness Health and Sports. The Coloma Glad-Peach Run is a qualifying event for the 2013 Mackinac Bridge Labor Day Run. For more information visit www.michiganfitness.org (Be One in a Million...visit www.michigan.gov/oneinamillion).
This event and the Michiana Fruit Belt Series is recognized by INShape Indiana Governor's Fitness and Health program as meeting high standards for physical fitness.
Coloma Glad-Peach Run/Walk is a "MICHIGAN FRUIT BELT SERIES" event.
The Michigan "Fruit Belt Series" is your chance to participate in helping "grow" the fruit industries of Michigan! As the country relies on much of the great fruit from Michigan, your participation will help promote Michigan's great fruit and it's growers to the surrounding states IN, IL, WI as well as broaden the awareness outside the Tri-states with the participation of out of Tri-state runners & walkers.
The Michigan "Fruit Belt Series" highlights the importance of including fruit in your daily diet as well as exercise. Fuel your body with "The Good Stuff"...Michigan fruit and get physical !
2013 Michigan "Fruit Belt Series" events are:
.../... Hartford Strawberry Run/Walk - June 8, 2013
.../... Watervliet Cherry Run/Walk - July 6, 2013
.../... Traverse City Cherry Run/Walk - July 6, 2013 .../... Coloma Glad-Peach Run/Walk August 3, 2013
.../... South Haven Blueberry Run/Walk August 10, 2013 .../... Paw Paw Grape Lake Run/Walk September 7, 2013. Posting a finishing time in "five" events earns you the 2013 commemorative "Michigan Fruit Belt Series" Gold Coin Award. (awards can be issued at the conclusion of Paw Paw Grape Lake Run). IT IS THE PARTICIPANTS RESPONSIBILITY TO ASSURE A FINISH TIME IS POSTED AT EACH EVENT TO QUALIFY - (Do not leave an event without seeing a finish time). See the timing staff at the event if you do not have a finish time.
COSTS OF RUN KEPT LOWER TO COMPENSATE FOR THE ON-LINE "PROCESSING FEE" YOU WILL BE CHARGED...WE ULTIMATELY PAY THE EXTRA FEE ---------------------------------
Early Registration ends July 1, 2013
5K/10K Runs-Walks-Bikes $22.00.../...($25.00 after July 1)
Fun Run with T-Shirt $12.00.../...(no change after July 1)
Fun Run without T-Shirt Free (no charge)
SWMI RACERS are welcomed to participate in the Coloma Glad-Peach events with a special $2 online registration discount by 07/01/13. Use the discount code provided by your membership president in the coupon code when completing your registration. For more information about SWMI RACERS go to www.swmiracers.org
Coloma Glad-Peach Run presents...Rachel's Challenge "Runners Road of Fame"...
Your family can sponsor a personalized sign to be posted along the course giving you those special words of encouragement keeping you motivated and fired up during the run and walk. Signs can be purchased for $5.00 and 100% of the monies raised go to Rachel's Challenge (Coloma Schools anti-bullying program). Signs may also be purchased on Friday and Saturday registrations at the "Runners Road of Fame" booth until 7:30am.
Packet Pick Up and Late Registration
Race packets can be picked up Friday Aug 2nd from 6:30pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday Race Morning starting at 7:00am at Salem Lutheran Church on Park St until 8:15am.
Registration will also be open Friday Aug 2nd from 6:30pm to 8:00pm and Saturday Race Morning at Salem Lutheran Church on Park St until 8:15am. Late registration cost is $25.
Overall awards immediately after results posted at the awards booth to top Male & Female in each 5K Run & Walk & 10K Run events. Medals to the top 3 finishers in each Male & Female age groups. ALL events have 14 age groups.
Fun Run participant ribbon to all age finishers and medals to top 5 finishers age 9 & under.
Post Race Party
Food provided by HARDING'S FRIENDLY MARKET & McDONALDS & PIZZA HUT. Music provided by Josh.
Parking available at Salem Lutheran Church parking fields (NOT PARKING LOT)...take West St. turn left on Washington St.(registration area) curve right on to Park St. and follow parking attendants. Also local public parking lots as available.
Who are you registering?
Waiver and Release
I know that a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter unless I am medically able and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with the event including but not limited to falls, weather, traffic and the condition of the road. Having read this waiver, I waive and release the GLAD-PEACH FESTIVAL, COLOMA TOWNSHIP, and the CITY OF COLOMA, Classic Race Management, and all volunteers, sponsors and representatives from all claims of liability of any kind arising from my participation in this event. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of these events for any legitimate purpose of these events. The event director has the right to delay or cancel this event in the case of severe weather. Registration fees are non-refundable. I understand knowing the course route is my responsibility. I will be charged a $40.00 chip fee if my ChampionChip is not returned. All Bike events require the use of a helmet during the event until participant is finished.