5K Fun Run & Walk 2024

2024-09-078:30 amNorthend Riverside Park, Big Rapids, MI

WISE will host its fifth annual 5K Fun Run & Walk on September 7, 2024. Join us at Northend Riverside Park on September 7th for an in-person fun run or walk to support WISE. You may participate in person or virtually. The virtual race will give you the flexibility to run or walk when and where you choose on or before Saturday, September 7th. Virtual participants can run or walk the course map provided or choose their own course. This is a family friendly event. All proceeds will benefit WISE and help fund WISE programs. 

If you register before Friday, July 19, you will be guaranteed a commemorative shirt. If you register after July 19, extra shirts will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Race shirts will be available at check-in and we will also have a date (TBA) to pickup your shirt before the event. Race shirts will be mailed to those who participate virtually.


  • First Place: $75 gift card
  • Second Place: $50 gift card
  • Third Place: $25 gift card

All participants, including virtual, will be entered in a drawing to receive a $50 gift card.

Registration Fee 

  • $30 per adult
  • $20 per student (must have I.D.)
  • Children 10 and under are FREE*

Please feel free to share this event with your friends and family, and help us make this a fun event for all! You can also print and mail your registration with t-shirt size to: 

PO Box 1249
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Sponsorship Information 

  • $500 Gold – Sponsor sign at the event, recognition on the event t-shirt, on the website and at the event
  • $250 Silver – Recognition on the event t-shirt, on the website and at the event
  • $100 Bronze – Recognition at the event

If you have any question about sponsorships or this event, please contact donate@wiseagainstviolence.org.

*The registration fee is a non-refundable gift to WISE, Inc. in case of withdrawal or cancellation due to inclement weather.

Thank You to Our Gold and Silver Sponsors

Sawmill Saloon

Susan H. Grant

Nancy Baldwin

Corewell Health Big Rapids

LeBaron Financial Group