Runners Early Packet Pick Up

Friday, July 28th
Run Detroit
441 Wests Canfield
From 11AM to 7PM


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Saturday| July 29, 2017
Belle Isle Casino Area
Detroit | MI

The Gift of Life MOTTEP LIFE Walk/Run is the largest event promoting organ and tissue donation in the state of Michigan. LIFE Walk/Run is attended by more than 2,000 individuals, including members of the medical profession, major corporations, media personalities, politicians, donor family members and transplant recipients.

LIFE Walk/Run not only promotes organ and tissue donation, but it brings people together. Over the years, several life-changing events have happened at LIFE Walk/Run – donor families and recipients have met for the first time, participants have gotten married and participants have also traveled internationally to attend.

LIFE Walk/Run is an event for the whole family which also promotes health and fitness through the Kid’s Fun Run, free health screenings and the healthy eating at LIFE Walk/Run Cafe. In addition, there are several other activi­ties which guarantee a good time for all participants.

Sign up today!

Early Registration $30 Walkers | $35 Runners

Event Day Registration $35 Walkers | Runners

LIFE Walk Cafe

Before your walk/run, stroll through the LIFE Walk Cafe to energize up with complementary coffee, bagels, juice and whole fruit. Then after you have walked stop through again for food, fun and great conversations.

Kids Corner

LIFE Walk is a family event and whether the kids are participating in walking the route or just come to have fun we've got you covered. The Kids Corner will be bursting with kid-friendly entertainment. Children will enjoy arts and crafts, face painting and a bevy of games.

Health Fair

Come out and visit our Health Fair where we will have diabetes screening, breast cancer screening, breast feeding and healthy baby information, get your blood pressure checked, some fitness demonstrations and healthy cooking demonstrations ALL FREE!

Circle of Life Garden

The garden is a place for Donor Families to display pictures of their loved ones commemorating their gifts in the circle of life. The pictures, along with beautiful flowers, have grown to be one of the highlights of LIFE Walk/Run, putting a face to the heroes of organ donation.

Event Day Schedule

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7:00 am  Onsite registration opens

7:30 am   Café opens, DJ on the Mic

7:50am  Begin transitioning runners to start line

8:00 am  5K & 10K Runs start

8:10 am  Walk warm-up begins

8:15 am  Begin transitioning walker start line

8:30 am  5K Walk begins

All campus activities are open

Circle of life Garden, Café, Health fair, Massage school, Kids Corner

 10:25 am  Transition to Kids Fun Run

10:30 am  Kids Fun Run starts

10:50 am  Awards ceremony

– Acknowledging sponsors, donors, recipients, donor families

11:30 am  Event close out

2017 Event Co-Chairs

Rico Razo

District 6 Manager, City of Detroit

Sommer Woods Champion

Director External Relations, M1 Rail

Community Engagement Chair

Dr. Terra DeFoe, D.D. Honorary Chair

Senior Advisor to the Mayor | Faith-Based and Public Affairs | City of Detroit

Honorary Angels for LIFE Walk/Run Chair

Felecia D. Henderson

Assistant Managing Editor, The Detroit News

Run Marshal

Lauralyn Taylor

Run Marshal