The Giant Slayer Michigan 5K & Fun Run

Hudson Mills MetroPark
Dexter, MI 48130

Running > 5k

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Event Description

Help us slay the giants of illiteracy and poverty by running or sponsoring the Giant Slayer Michigan 5K!

Whether you’re in it to compete or just to get outside, your registration fee will benefit Children’s Relief International’s sponsorship program. The program serves children and teenagers who attend our Grace & Knowledge Academy in Nigeria. $500 is all it takes to provide education for a year for one student. Learn more here

Pre-registration includes a race t-shirt. Register by May 24, 2024 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Age Based Discounts

  • Discounts are automatically calculated during registration.
  • Children 9 and under are free (t-shirt can be purchased).
  • Ages 10-15 run for $10.

5K/Fun Run

Our course loops through Hudson Mills MetroPark in Dexter, MI. Racers can access chip-timed results after the event. The course is a mix of open fields and trails. Or run your own course for our virtual runners! 

Course routes are subject to change in instances of inclement weather at Hudson Mills' discretion.


Awards will be given to in-person runners only for the following 5K categories:

Overall Male and Female Winners
11 and under Male and Female
12-14 Male and Female
15-19 Male and Female
20-29 Male and Female
30-39 Male and Female
40-49 Male and Female
50-59 Male and Female
60+ Male and Female

Race Day

7:30 am - Registration 
8:40 am - Welcome
9:00 am - 5K race
9:15 am - Fun Run
10:00 am - Medals

Packet Pickup: TBD

Event Location & Accomodations

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