Playmakers

Any Distance, Any Pace

Any Distance, Any Pace

Whether you’re looking to get off the couch and start walking, or are looking to better your marathon time or complete your first ultra marathon, there’s a spot waiting for you on our team.

 Team Playmakers Any Distance, Any Pace 

 

Team Playmakers: is a running and walking team that is designed to support people of all abilities. Whether you're looking to get off the couch and start walking, or are looking to better your marathon time or complete your first ultra marathon, there's a spot waiting for you on our team. Our motto is "Any Distance, Any Pace!" Come join us!


Program Kickoff: The next Any Distance, Any Pace kickoff will be on Sunday, June 11, starting with a 6pm Kickoff Event! Join us at Playmakers and learn about the program, the coaches, and what's in store for the winter and spring seasons!   Attendance at the kickoff is not required but will help everyone become familiar with the program and celebrate the start of a great team! Sign up before or after the program kickoff, or online & in-store beginning May 20. 


Program Dates: The summer session starts with our kickoff on Sunday, June 11 and will conclude with Detroit Marathon, Marathon Relay, International Half Marathon, and U.S. Half Marathon on Sunday, October 15. The first formal training will be held on Saturday, June 17.


Formal Training: Saturdays at 7:30 a.m. rotating between Hawk Island Park (1601 E. Cavanaugh Road, Lansing) and Playmakers.


Informal Training:  Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. starting from Michigan Athletic Club/Sparrow Health Pavilion (2900 Hannah Boulevard, East Lansing).

Program Cost: Team Playmakers now has three membership levels:

"New Members": $90 (Prorated for new members) 
"Returning Members": $80
"Social Membership": $70


Social Membership: Alumni of Team Playmakers who have been members during four sessions will now be able to join as a social member. For $70 a year you get a year membership to the team with all the same advantages, minus the gear and Playmakers coupon. It will help those stay connected who might not have the time to fully commit to train for an event! 


Goal Events: We have 3 goal events for Summer/Fall Session. The first is the Crim Festival of Races in Flint on Saturday, August 26. Participants can choose between their 5K, 8K, 10 Mile, or combo races. The second goal event is the Fifth Third Capital City River Run 5K, Half Marathon, and Half Marathon Relay in downtown Lansing on Sunday, September 17. Our program concludes with the Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon, International Half Marathon, U.S. Half Marathon, and Marathon Relay on Sunday, October 15. However, runners and walkers do not have to complete the goal event(s); they can train for any event with the coaches assistance in making a plan for their race. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration: Sign up at the Kickoff, Sunday, June 11 at 6p.m., online at anytime, or at Playmakers!

Contact:  Lynn DuVal: lynn@playmakers.com   

 

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