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Race for Your Memories


Grab your running shoes and get ready for the 9th Annual Race for Your Memories.

The 2014 event will take place on Sunday, May 18th, at Maple Beach of
Kensington Metro Park in Milford, MI.
Race for Your Memories is a 5K/10K Run and a 5K Walk to benefit the
Alzheimer's Association, Greater Michigan Chapter.

7:30 AM - Registration begins
8:30 AM - Runs/Walk begins
9:30 AM - Awards and Refreshments

All ages and athletic abilities are welcome! Register now by visiting

Pre-registered runners are guaranteed a race t-shirt and runner bag.
Pre-registration ends on Friday, May 2, 2014.

For questions, contact:
Alzheimer's Association Event Coordinator Carissa Criscenti at 248-996-1050 or

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for this event,
please contact the Race for Your Memories Coordinator,
Tom Longanbach at 248-705-2081 or


10th Annual MIND OVER MATTER Bike Event!

Grab your family and your bikes, and pedal your way to supporting the Alzheimer's Association at the:
2014 MIND OVER MATTER, a Tribute to Karl T. David.

All proceeds will go to the Alzheimer’s Association.

There are 3 ride distances available. The more AVID cycler can ride 40 miles along Lake St. Clair to
Windmill Pointe Park (Grosse Pte.) and back to Lake St. Clair Metro Park. The 25 mile ride ventures
on the bike path out of Lake St. Clair Metro Park to Freedom Hill Loop in Sterling Heights and back to
the park. The 5 mile ride stays on the bike path in Lake St. Clair Metro Park for ALL AGES. Purchase
your Bike Raffle Tickets at the event for a chance to win great prizes!

Same Day Registration $10 additional

Pre-Registrants receive a MIND OVER MATTER 2014 t-shirt and lunch! Only those who complete
pre-registration by Friday, July 18, 2014 will be guaranteed your preferred t-shirt size!

5 Mile Bike ($15.00) – 10:00 a.m. start
- Same Day Registration $10 additional
- Stays within Lake St. Clair Metro Park on the bike path

25 Mile Ride ($25.00) – 9:00 a.m. start
- Same Day Registration $10 additional
- Leaves Lake St. Clair Metro Park on the bike path to the Freedom Hill loop and back

40 Mile Ride ($40.00) – 8:00 a.m. start
- Same Day Registration $10 additional
- Leaves Lake St. Clair Metro Park on a scenic route along Lake St. Clair to Grosse Pointe and back

Children age 18 & under And Senior Citizens 62 & up ride any distance ($10.00) Same Day Registration
$10 additional

As a 10th Anniversary special, raise only $200 or more to earn the official 2014 Mind Over Matter Bike Jersey.

For more information, or to register, visit:

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