Quotes, Pictures & Times from Past Years' Races.
Louie and Effie Atsaves from Chicago were at the race with 27 family members. “This is a very electric atmosphere, well organized, and everyone is so friendly!”, according to Mr. Atsaves. The runners in the family ranged from 7 to 70.
Another Family Affair: The David Becker Family from Ann Arbor participated in both the 5k and the Kids' Race.
Zack Ripley, who missed the 2016 race not long after the birth of his first child, trimmed 15 seconds from his first place in 2015. "We really appreciate the small-town atmosphere here in Glen Arbor and race's backing by the community," Ripley said. "It's one of our favorites."
"This race is so special, "said Heidi Heuerman of Columbus, Ohio, who participates in about 15 races a year. "I just love the positive atmosphere."
Heuerman captured top honors on the women's side in dramatic fashion, crossing the line in 19:04, just three seconds faster than fellow Ohioan Kerry Lee.