Granger Paths 5k Canceled for 2020

 

Letter from Friends of Granger Paths Board:

At the heart of what we do, Friends of Granger Paths is dedicated to bettering our community. Because of the COVID 19 impact, we feel the neighborly thing to do is to cancel our 5K and Family Fun Run that was scheduled for May 17, 2020.

Hopefully, the social distancing won’t still be required in May. However, our 5K is a fundraiser that makes money off of corporate sponsorships. The money we receive from actual registrants barely covers the cost to host the race. Since so many of our local businesses are closed or hurting right now, we cannot ask them for donations now or even six months from now. We are offering all our current sponsors a refund of their generous donations or the option to continue with their sponsorship but put the money towards the race in 2021. For 15 years, we have been supported by multiple Michiana businesses big and small. We are canceling this year’s race in solidarity with them.

The same goes for our runners who have already registered. We are offering full refunds (minus the transaction fee) unless they choose to defer their payment to the next year’s race.

Even in these trying times, we encourage you all to continue being a good neighbor, and we encourage you to use our paths! The City of South Bend says that you CAN go outside during a “watch” travel advisory. Feel free to walk your dog, ride your bike, or take a jog along the Granger Paths. Just remember to avoid congregating in groups, stay six feet away from others, and always cover coughs or sneezes.

Stay home and stay healthy!


Your Friends of Granger Paths Board

 

Participants already registered for the 2020 Race:

We will begin processing refunds on April 6, 2020. If you would like to defer your registration to 2021 or if you would like to donate your 2020 entry fee to Friends of Granger Paths, please email grangerpaths@trimichiana.com by April 3.  All registered participants that have not arranged for a deferral or a donation by April 3 will receive a refund of their registration fee minus the transaction fees.

2019 Sponsors

Platinum

Granger Business Association

Korhorn Financial Group, Inc.

Lake City Bank

TCU Investment Services

INOVA Federal Credit Union

The Troyer Group

Gold

Centier Bank

Fleet Feet Sports

McDonald Physical Therapy

Orangetheory Fitness

Jordan Automotive Group

Devon Homes

Gates of Granger

Silver

Kryder Veterinary Clinic

Ninja Golf!

Lazar Scientific Inc.

Mutual Bank

Hardwoods Specialty Products US LP

Copper Creek Cafe

Quality Dining/Chili's/Papa Vino's

Wine & Canvas

Kumon Math & Reading Center of Granger

Culligan Water

Einstein Bagels

Urban Swirl

South Bend Premier Wedding & Event DJ

Bronze

Bar Louie

Beyond Zen Studio

Bittersweet Road Family Dentists

BGH Chinese Bistro

Dairy Queen of Granger

Family Medicine of South Bend, P.C.

Free Time Kids Playcare

Gurley Leep Hyundai Subaru

Granger Oral Surgery

Graphie-Tees

Higher Homes

Mathnasium of Granger

McDonalds of Granger

Morris Animal Hospital 

New Balance of Granger

Notre Dame Federal Credit Union

Patio Enclosures

Peacock & Company

RC Fun Park

ReStyled Furnishings

Sunny Haven Recreation Park, Inc

The Village at Arborwood

Valley Restaurant

Villa Macri

Vista Manufacturing

Many Thanks to our

2021

Sponsors

Bronze

Vista Manufacturing

OUR VISION

Our vision is to bring about a non-motorized 21-mile system of safe,       multi-use paths in Granger that will link neighborhoods with the         library, schools, ball fields, churches, stores, and other points of interest in our community. 

CONTACT US

P.O. Box 306 Granger, IN 46530

grangerpaths@gmail.com

EIN # 41-2237591

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