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Playmakers Community Involvement

Playmakers and our the Playmakers Fitness Foundation is committed to the wellness of the Mid-Michigan community. We will work to empower people to adopt and sustain a healthier and more active lifestyle by providing opportunities to get active and stay active through various programs offered at the store and around the community. 

Team Playmakers

Playmakers has a variety of training teams for individuals of all ages and abilities. Our motto is "any distance, any pace!" Please check out our current training groups and register for one today. Time for a run, walk, or triathlon!

Our Events

Come one, come all! We have an event for everyone. Keep tabs on our "Event Calendar" for the latest Playmakers fun run, road race, triathlon, and much more plus check out all the other great events on our calendar.

Good Form

With a focus on simple, proper mechanics, Good Form Running and Good Form Walking clinics teach runners and walkers of all abilities to move faster, easier, and healthier by increasing efficiency and avoiding injury. 

Latest Community & Event Articles

Feet and Fitness Day at Sparrow

Feet and Fitness Day at Sparrow

SPRING is just around the corner . . .  and Playmakers and the Sparrow Hospital Guild have teamed up to bring you “Feet and Fitness at Sparrow”! We will have footwear, apparel and Good Form Walking and Running Clinics in the Atrium at the Sparrow Professional Building on Wednesday, March 11, from 10:00 a.m. – 8...

Playmakers Customer Appreciation Week

Thank you, Greater Lansing, for supporting Playmakers for the last 33 years! We appreciate every customer who has stopped by, shopped at Playmakers and ran or walked in a local event, thereby joining the Playmakers Family! For all of our loyal customers, Playmakers is offering our annual Customer Appreciation Week from February 23 through March 1....

2015 Children's Race Series Information

Playmakers Kids Mile Series The 2015 Playmakers Kids Mile Series debuted on March 21with the Run for the House 10k/5k and Children's Races. The Race Series will continue with 7 events that conclude with the Sunday, October 4, Dinosaur Dash on the campus of MSU. Youngsters who complete five of the seven series events will be awarded a commemorativ...

8th Annual Sponsor "A" Champ Campaign

Donate Today Playmakers and Special Olympics advocate Bobby Crim invite you to participate in the 8th Annual “Sponsor-A-Champ” campaign! We are appealing to individuals, groups, and businesses to support athletes for one season in their chosen sport. Our goal is to raise $37,500 and sponsor 250 Special Olympians from Ingham and Eaton...

Registration is LIVE!

The 2014 Lake Lansing Team Marathon registration is now open! Register today and guarantee your spot at the event this year!  There are a limited number of spots available for 2014. 

2013 Playmakers Summer Mileage Club!

One of the best ways to improve in Running is by consistently training! High School and Middle School Cross Country Runners record your miles this summer and join the Playmakers Mileage Club. Be recognized for your training for the Cross Country Season and get some cool swag along the way! Click on the link below to find out more information and ch...
Playmakers Racing 7th of 45 teams at USATF nationals

Playmakers Racing 7th of 45 teams at USATF nationals

The Playmakers Men's Racing Team finished seventh of 45 teams in the USA Track and Field National Club Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Dec. 10, in Seattle. Jed Christiansen fiinished in 22nd place in a 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) time of 30 minutes, 29 seconds, Zach Ripley 29th in 30:41, Curtis Vollmer 53rd in 31:02, Kris Koster 72nd in 31:28...
Okemos High School Track and Field

Okemos High School Track and Field

MEET INFORMATION Boys Honor Roll ------- Girls Honor Roll The 2013 Greater Lansing High School Junior Honor Roll Track and Field Meet is being hosted at the Okemos Track and Field on Thursday, May 30! The meet is the premier individual championship for Greater Lansing Middle School Track and Field Athletes. Coaches only should submit their athlet...

Okemos High School Track and Field

Meet Information Boys Honor Roll ------- Girls Honor Roll The 2013 Greater Lansing High School Junior Honor Roll Track and Field Meet is being hosted at the Okemos Track and Field on Thursday, May 30! The meet is the premier individual championship for Greater Lansing Middle School Track and Field Athletes. Coaches only should submit their athlet...

Track and Field Honor Roll 2013

Girls Honor Roll --------- Boys Honor Roll Complete Greater Lansing Honor Roll listing below The 2013 Greater Lansing High School Honor Roll Track and Field Meet is being hosted at the Holt Athletic Department and Track and Field on Wednesday, May 29! The meet is the premier individual championship for Greater Lansing Track and Field Athletes. Th...

Running has provided many journeys: Miles logged over years have helped health, too

As appeared in the December 26, 2011, Lansing State Journal and published and at www.lsj.com by Dick Miles ( rmileselan@comcast.net) Here we are at the end of yet another year, as time rolls relentlessly forward. Having been involved with running for more than three decades, the miles continue to pile up, though not as quickly as in the past. The ...

Greater Lansing Honor Roll Meet of Champions

Boys Junior Honor Roll Girls Junior Honor Roll
2012 Greater Lansing Championship

2012 Greater Lansing Championship

2012 Greater Lansing LSJ Advertisement --- 2012 Junior Greater Lansing LSJ Advertisement The 2012 Greater Lansing Cross Country Championship is this Saturday at the Ledge Meadows Golf Course in Grand Ledge. There will be 41 local teams squaring off for the title of best team in the Greater Lansing Area. With more 250 runners toeing the starting li...
Bath girls prevent East Lansing MacDonald sweep

Bath girls prevent East Lansing MacDonald sweep

Greater Lansing Junior CCC meet ad for State Journal (PDF). Bath edged East Lansing MacDonald and St. Johns 99-105-107 to take the girls team title on Monday at DeWitt High School. The 6-point victory narrowly kept MacDonald from sweeping all four Greater Lansing Junior Cross Country Championships team and individual titles for seventh and eighth...

2012 Spartan Invite

Spartan Invite Links: -- Did you miss a chance to purchase a 2012 Spartan Invite "Shoe" Shirt? Playmakers is printing a limited quantity and selling them online for a limited time. Purchase one now. -- Complete Spartan Invite Results High School Varsity Races High School Junior Varsity Races Middle School Races College Races -- Spartan Invi...
Team Playmalkers members compete at Bayshore

Team Playmalkers members compete at Bayshore

Many members of Team Playmakers have been training for much of the winter and spring to compete in Saturday's Traverse City State Bank Bayhore Marathon, half-marathon and 10K races. Click here to see Bayshore results
10 junior honor roll meet records broken

10 junior honor roll meet records broken

MID-JUNE: Playmakers ad featuring junior honor roll meet winners and some photos which appeared in the Lansing State Journal. JUNE 2: Ten records were set or tied by seventh and eighth grade middle school track and field athletes during the Greater Lansing Junior Honor Roll Meet at the Okemos High School football stadium and track. Click here to ...
2012 Junior Greater Lansing Honor Roll

2012 Junior Greater Lansing Honor Roll

Okemos High School Track and Field Junior Honor Roll RESULTS: BOYS --- GIRLS. The 2012 Greater Lansing High School Junior Honor Roll Track and Field Meet is being hosted at the Okemos Track and Field on Thursday, May 31! The meet is the premier individual championship for Greater Lansing Middle School Track and Field Athletes. Coaches should submi...

2012 Greater Lansing Race Series

2012 race series points (ALL FINAL): female overall,male overall,female age group,male age group,series overall and age group award winners only, and program for Playmakers Greater Lansing Race Series award celebration   Playmakers is pleased to announce the 11th annual Greater Lansing Race Series and the sponsorship of the United...

2012 Honor Roll: Waverly High School Track and Field

(Junior "Middle School" Honor Roll Meet Information: Boys --- Girls) Results: Event-by-event - Single page meet results Photos: 1300 photos by Ike Lea Lansing State Journal Honor Roll Meet Article The 2012 Greater Lansing High School Honor Roll Track and Field Meet is being hosted at the Waverly Track and Field on Wednesday, May 30! The mee...
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