WISE 5K Event

WISE will host its fourth annual 5K Fun Run & Walk on June 3, 2023. Join us at Northend Riverside Park on June 3rd 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, June 3rd. 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, April 28, you will be guaranteed a commemorative shirt. If you register after April 28, extra shirts will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here to register online. 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.

Click here for more information about the event.

Registration Fee $25 per adult, $15 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

If you are interested in helping to sponsor this event, please contact boardtreasurer@wiseagainstviolence.org. Individuals and businesses that donate $100 to sponsor this event will receive their logo on our website and a yard sign posted at the event. Individuals or businesses that donate $250 or more will also have a banner at the event. 

*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 Event Sponsors             










Susan H. Grant               


Nancy Baldwin