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Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Big Little Hero Race

Date: Saturday, April, 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: NMC Main Campus - West Hall


The Big Little Hero Race is a superhero themed race! Please come wearing your favorite superhero costume. The fun run is free, and there are prizes for all children who participate. NMC's College for Kids will sponsor the fun run so that every child that participates will receive a cape and mask!  After the event, join us in West Hall at NMC's Main Campus for the awards ceremony, prizes and fun events for kids of all ages. We will have face painting, balloon animals and more! All proceeds of this event will benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan.

Every Child needs a hero, and you can help us find them one by racing in this fun event. It is a chip timed race by Endurance Evolution. The one mile fun run starts at 9:00 a.m., the 5K and 10K start at 9:30 a.m. The race route winds around Northwestern Michigan College's Main Campus and out Old Mission Peninsula. To qualify for the student rate you will need to bring your student ID to the packet pickup.


There will be awards for:

  • Top overall time male/female


First, second and third place awards for each category:

  • 9 and under male and female
  • 10-14-male and female                 
  • 15-19 male and female                
  • 20-29 male and female                 
  • 30-39 male and female                
  • 40-49 male and female 
  • 50-59 male and female
  • 60-69 male and female
  • 70 and up male and female


There will also be prizes for best child costume (boy and girl), Best costume adult male and female and best team costume.


Register by April 11, 2015 to receive your technical running shirt courtesy of our super sponsor Alfie Embroidery. This race is coordinated by the NMC Business Students for Big Brothers Big Sisters.


Additional Information

Packet pick up and start line

10K Map

5K Map

Fun Run Map


Registration Information

Online registration  (closes on Thursday April 9, 2015, 1:00 AM)



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