Sunday, February 5, 2023

March 5K to benefit MCC XC program

SIDNEY — A 5K run and 1-mile fun run and walk will be March 11, 2023, on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney campus.

The event will begin at 9 a.m. and proceeds will benefit the college’s cross country program.

Kevin Sweeney, event organizer and cross country coach, said “The run will take place along paved and grassy areas around the college. The course is flat and fast.”

Fifteen age groups, for men, women and youths, are offered and awards for the top three finishers in each age group will be given. In addition, participants will receive a T-shirt, and overall male and female awards will be given, including and overall masters male and female for runners age 40 and older.

Pre-registration is preferred and is $30 per runner, which includes a T-shirt. There is no charge for fun run participants. Pre-registration may be completed until 11:59 p.m. on March 9. Registration will be available the day of the race from 8 to 8:45 a.m., but a T-shirt is not guaranteed for those registering the day of the race. Only those who pre-register are guaranteed a T-shirt.

Visit for more information and a link to register.

For more information, contact Sweeney at or (616) 863-0669.

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