Whoville Northville FAQ

FAQ Whoville Northville

Join us on December 8, 2019 for Whoville 5k in Northville 

  • Un-timed 5k run/walk, a kids’ fun run and all the characters you love from your favorite Christmas story! 
  • PLUS… there will be enough hot chocolate and treats for all registrants (even the Grinch!)
  • Northville High School is located at 45700 Six Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48168.


  • Whoville 5K is a family friendly event.  For planning, safety and liability reasons, we require anyone participating in Whoville 5k to be registered for the event including participants in a stroller. 
  • If you have further questions regarding registration, feel free to reach out to the race director at community@gazellesports.com.


  • Sorry, the Grinch is leaving Max at home for the Northville event, so your furry friends need to stay home too!


  • The Kids’ Fun Run will be a ¼ mile (or thereabouts…)
  • Participants in the Kids’ Fun Run will receive a finisher medal and long sleeve shirt.
  • The Kids’ Fun Run course will stay on the high school property and not cross any public roads.


  • All registrants (children and adults) receive a medal, shirt, and the full event experience- including cookies and hot cocoa. 
  • Those registering after 3pm on December 3, 2019 NOTE: While a shirt is guaranteed for every registrant, size selection is no longer guaranteed for either event. Those registering now through event day may select from available inventory at packet pick up.
  • 2019 Whoville Medal & Shirt Design

Available during these times only:
Gazelle Sports Northville – December 7 – 12-3pm
Event Day PPU (12/8) starting at 11:30am

  • Participants may pick up other individual’s bibs, but they must know their birthdate


  • Parking is available at Northville High School Parking lots (45700 Six Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48168)


  • The course will start and finish at Northville High School.  You will wind around the adjacent neighborhoods to the high school.


  • No transfers, deferrals or refunds
  • Individuals may not run with another registrant’s bib. It is extremely unsafe to do so. 
  • Shirt sizes may be exchanged with available sizes AFTER the race. No shirt exchanges at packet pick up or event check in.


  • Event check-in begins at 11:30am. The race begins at 1pm
  • PARKING: Available on Northville High School Campus Parking lots.


  • Proceeds from the Whoville 5k benefit Northville Track & Field and the Gazelle Sports Foundation

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