Community Spirit Challenge

Thank you Turtle Glove for providing our Community Spirit teams with Cold Survival Gear!

The 2018 Community Spirit Teams are:

  • Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Portage Northern Band Boosters
  • TriKats
  • Otsego Cross Country
  • Western Michigan University Sigma Kappa Sorority
  • Western Michigan University Alpha Phi Fraternity

The Community Spirit Challenge is for groups who volunteer to staff one of our eight aid & spirit stations.  Volunteer groups are eligible for cash prizes which they designate to a local (Kalamazoo and adjacent counties) non-profit 501(c) (3) or 501 (c) (1) organization of their choice.  Any business, organization or group is eligible to participate, but must have a minimum of 10 volunteers to staff the aid station and a creative theme, and the recipient of the cash award must be a local non-profit 501(c)(3) or 501 (c) (1)organization.   Proceeds will be awarded as follows based on half marathon participant post-race vote.

  • 1st Place – $1000
  • 2nd Place – $750
  • 3rd Place – $500
  • 4th – 7th Place – $200