Ryan Shay

Mid Summer Night Run

July 4, 2014

 
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Ryan Shay
Midsummer Night Run 
5k &10K  Road Races  &  Fudgees  “1 mile Ice cream fun run” 
July  4th  2014
Central Lake      Thurston Park         7:00 p.m.

The sixth annual Ryan Shay Midsummer Night Run will be held this summer in conjunction with the Central Lake 4th of July celebrations. Shay, who grew up in Central Lake, was an 11 time state champion in track and cross-country, a ten time All- American at the University of Notre Dame, 10,000 m NCAA champion, five time USA National Champion, and represented the United States in competition throughout the world. On November 3, 2007, during the US Olympic marathon trials in New York City, Shay collapsed and died of heart failure due to a pre-existing condition at approximately 5.5 miles (9 km) into the race. Come and run one of three races 5k walk/run, 10k run, or the 1 mile ice cream fun/walk run. The 5k and 10k courses will cover roads and trails where Ryan often trained while living in Central Lake. Race proceeds benefit the Ryan Shay Memorial Scholarship.

Race Information: The 5k and 10K will start at Thurston Park in Central Lake at 7 p.m.  Both races will finish at the Central Lake High School track.  The Fudgees 1 mile Ice Cream Fun Run will be at the track at 8:00 p.m. where refreshments and awards will be presented.  At the conclusion of the award presentation, we welcome all spectators, runners, and their families to sit in the stadium stands to enjoy one of the most beautiful firework displays in Northern Michigan.
Registration:     At www.ryanshay.org or between 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. race day at Thurston Park
Packet pick up: Thurston Park starting at 4:00 p.m. 
Awards: Presented to the overall, and masters male /female winners and places 1-3 for all the following categories: 14 under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 40-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Amenities: Rest rooms and water available. T-shirts to all pre-registered runners. Post race refreshments.
Fees:  5K___ $20/ race day $25    10K___$20/ race day $25   1 mile fun run___ $10/ $15 with shirt / race day $15/ $20 with shirt 

Go to www.ryanshay.org or call 231-544-2815 for details


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