Harrison Twp. MI

Save the Date! The next Michigan Ostomy 5k is Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020.

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Lake St. Clair Metropark 

31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

The 3rd Annual Harrison Township, MI Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k is on Saturday, October 3, 2020. All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) charity, a 501(c)(3) organization. (https://www.ostomy.org/)



8:45 a.m. Sponsor Set-Up

9:00 a.m. Silent Auction Begins

9:00 to 10:45 a.m. Registration and Packet Pick-Up

11:00 a.m. Fun Run/Walk

12:00 noon Awards Ceremony

Kids Activities and bidding at the silent auction throughout the morning.

Please note the Registration Fee for those registering after September 11th is $33.


This year a Fun Run/Walk will be held within Lake St. Clair Metropark at the Thomas Welsh Activity Center located next to the park office. The flat, out-and-back course will start and finish near the activity center taking participants on the scenic boardwalk along Lake St. Clair. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers.


Park entrance fee is not included.


Ample parking for the event is located within the Nature Center parking entrance.


Pre-registered day of packet picjup will be from 8:30 a.m to 9:30 a.m.

Day-of packet pickup will be from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on October 5th at the race site at Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Township, MI.


Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and top 3 female overall finishers, age group winners, and the top 3 ostomates.


Tech T-shirts will be included with registration if registered before the deadline. Race shirts will be either unisex or female v-neck cut. You are guaranteed a race shirt if you register by September 17th. You may purchase additional race shirts for $10 each.


Race registration bags will have typical race/sponsor promotional items, ostomy education materials, and most importantly an ostomy pouch. We encourage non-ostomate participants to put on the pouch for the race to improve awareness and empathy for the challenges faced by people living with ostomies.


The Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k will be a family-friendly event including a silent auction and kids’ activities.


Fundraising is an important aspect of our Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K. Funds raised help UOAA continue to provide resources, educational materials, advocacy and support to the ostomy and continent diversion community.

We invite you to set up your own Personal or Team Fundraiser when registering to participate in the event, or through our DONATION link at the top of this page. You can create a unique Fundraiser Name and URL address, personalize your fundraising message, and direct your friends and family to your page to join your team or sponsor you in your fundraising goal.


Your commitment to fund raise and support the ostomy and continent diversion community is no small endeavor, and we appreciate your dedication and hard work.

> “Empower” Fundraisers who raise $200 or more will receive a distinctive Run For Resilience Cell Phone PopSocket

> “Champion” Fundraisers who raise $400 or more will receive a Blue Rolling Insulated Cooler Bag with “Ostomies Are Life-Savers” Life Ring Logo



Local Supporter Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsoring the race, please contact us at Co-Race Directors, Holly Loos at hloos@sns-medical.com or Michelle Pitylak at mpitylak@sns-medical.com.

This event is held annually to raise awareness of this life-saving surgery, empower those living with an ostomy or continent diversion, and raise funds to support UOAA’s programs and services. We encourage you to invite family, friends, co-workers, caregivers and others to join you at this special event to walk, run or just enjoy the family-friendly festivities.

All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA), a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible.

2018 Race Results