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Looking Ahead to 2019 Ronald McDonald House's Run for the House in Okemos, MI

Michigan Business Beat
March 15, 2019 8:00 PM


Jeffrey Mosher is joined in studio by Carolyn Hurst, Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan, and Carmen Argersinger Corporate Citizenship Specialist Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.

They're reviewing the topic: 2019 Ronald McDonald Run for the House, it's set for Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 10:00am on and around the Delta Dental of Michigan campus in Okemos, MI.
Since 2001, the Run for the House has raised thousands of dollars to give families of seriously ill children a warm, safe place to stay. The event now attracts more than 1,000 runners each year. The 5K Run/Walk, 10K run and Kids Mile are part of the Playmakers Race Series.

Listen to Carolyn and Carmen share about this year's event!

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Help make a difference for families of seriously ill children. Your participation in the Run for the House 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run will help the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan provide a home-away-from-home for those families who have a child being hospitalized or receiving treatment at Lansing-area hospitals and clinics. The House offers a comfortable, inexpensive and private place for families to sleep, eat and relax. Families find a caring atmosphere where they can receive strength and encouragement from others who are also going through difficult times. 

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Packet Pick-Up: Playmakers

Friday, March 22, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Along with food provided by McDonald’s and Coca-Cola, race packets will include a long-sleeved performance shirt, race number with time chip and more. Packet pickup will be between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. at Playmakers on Friday, March 22. Playmakers is located at 2299 West Grand River Avenue in Okemos, MI. There will also be limited race packet pick-up on site at Delta Dental on race day, starting at 8:30am. 

For any questions please email ed@rmhmm.org 

Please note: No dogs allowed on race day. 

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Race Day Registration: 8:30 a.m.

5K Run/Walk: 10 a.m.

10K Run: 10 a.m.

Kids' Mile and Sprint: 9:30 am

Kids' Activities: 8:30 am-12:00 pm 

Again, please note: No dogs allowed on race day. 

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All awards will be available after the race in the registration tent and will be available for pickup beginning Monday, March 26 at the Ronald McDonald House from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

The Run for the House will be held rain or shine. In the event of serious weather conditions, the race could be postponed to a later time that same day. 

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