More Details on “Freeze Your Fanny” Event

More detailed information on the “Freeze Your Fanny” event, January 26, 2013. ~ diana

‘Freeze Your Franny’ to Benefit 3 Macomb Co. Charities, Promote Healthy Living

With warming tents, snow-free running paths and an endless supply of hot cocoa, organizers of the Freeze Your Franny 5K say there is no excuse for skipping this winter exercise and charitable fund-raiser.

Hosted by the Utica Education Association and Utica Paraprofessionals Association, the Freeze Your Franny 5K run/walk will return to Stony Creek Metropark for its third year Saturday, Jan. 26.

Proceeds from the 2013 event will benefit MCREST (Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team), the Macomb County Food Bank and 4 PAWS 1 HEART.

Registration is available online or by mail though Jan. 25 and in person on race day. The per person fee, listed below, includes a long sleeve T-shirt with the Freeze Your Franny logo, bib tag timing and warm refreshments at the end of the race. There is no added charge for strollers or dogs.

•$20 – Through Jan 19
•$25 – Jan. 20-25
•$30.00 – Race Day

Child Under 12
•$12 – Through Jan 19
•$17 – Jan. 20-25
•$22 – Race Day

The race starts at 11 a.m. Jan. 26 and participants are invited to walk or run the course, which is USA Track & Field (USAFT) certified and will be salted, or cleared as needed on race day. Runners are invited to gather in warming tents after the race to reboot with soup, coffee, hot chocolate and the music of a DJ.

Race day parking will be available at Eastwood Beach. There is a $5 per vehicle fee to enter Stony Creek.

For more information, or to register for the event, visit
Related Topics: 5k, Freeze Your Franny, Roberts Elementary, Stony Creek, and Winter Exercise

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