Whoville Check In/Late Registration Details
Dec 8 — Late Registration/ Runner Check In at Gazelle Sports from 4pm – 8pm at 3930 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Dec 10 — Runner Check -In/ Late registration at Whoville 5K from 11:30AM to 1pm
Whoville Race Day Details — Sunday Dec 10
11:30AM — Runner Check-In
12:50PM — Introduction of the Whoville Players
1PM — Costume Judging Ends
1PM — Kid’s Fun Run ( about 200yards long)
Immediately after Kids’ Run — KCGOTR 5K start
2 Minutes after KCGOTR Start — 5K Runners
1 Minute After run — 5K Walkers
The Grinch says…”Wait!! What?? You’ve never heard of The Whoville 5K Run/Walk? Well hold on to your jingle bells because you’re going to find out!!
The Whoville 5K is the funniest, coolest, never before seeniest, out of this world and happiest 5K this side of the Grand River…or even the other side of the Grand River!
This is a fun run 5K or close to that (not sure the exact distance…(the Things keep moving the course on race day). Everyone gets a Whoville t-shirt and at the finish hot chocolate and xmas cookies for all runners and walkers!
The event is held at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids MI on December 10 at 1pm (new weekend and new time).
New This Year
Finish medal this year to the first 700 finishers!!
We’ve moved the event to the second Sunday of December and into the afternoon at 1PM.
Should I Dress Up?? Heck Yes!!
Why?? Fabulous prizes are going to be given to some of the best outfits on race day. Our judges will be meandering amoungst you Whos, picking thier favorites costumes and posting them at our prize tent. So when you return from your run, check at the prize tent to see if you have impressed our judges…kids and dogs are judged too!
Raffle for Whoville Quilt!
Everyone registered for the Whoville 5K gets an entry for the quilt. You can buy additional entries during registration getting 6 chances for $5 bucks OR by donating to Feeding America West Michigan receiving 6 entries for $5 bucks!! You do not need to be present to win the quilt. Mrs Mayor and myself will deliver the quilt if you’re close to Whoville or by mail if you’re not!