5K Event


 The 2015 United Way of Southwest Michigan Girls on the Run 5K

Presented by United Federal Credit Union

will be held on

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

@ the Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds.


This event is open to the public and is non-competitive. Registration fees for participating in the 5K support the Girls on the Run program. There is no charge to be a spectator and cheer on the girls!

5K Program Schedule (Tenative)

3:30-6:00 PM  Registration Table is Open

4:30-5:00 PM  Girls and Coaches Arrive, Meet at Designated Location in Bldg #36

4:30-6:00 PM  The Hair Station is open to all GOTR and GOT participants

3:30-8:00 PM  The Merchandise Table is Open

6:00 PM           Short Program Begins - Welcome and Acknowledgements

6:10 PM          Group Warm-Up

6:15 PM          Group Cheer

6:25 PM          All Participants Line Up at Starting Line

6:30 PM          5k Run Begins


Directions to the Berrien County Youth Fair

The Berrien County Youth Fair (BCYF) is located at 9122 Old U.S. 31, Berrien Springs, MI 49013.  We suggest using www.mapquest.com for directions.

From the North (Coloma/Watervliet): Take I-94 West to Exit 30 (US 31 S./Napier Ave.).  Turn left onto Napier Avenue and Right onto US 31 S.  Take Exit 15 and turn left towards Berrien Springs.  The BCYF will be on your right, use Gate #2.

From the Southwest (New Buffalo): Take I-94 East to Exit 16. Turn Right onto Red Arrow Hwy.  Turn Right onto Lake Street, Lake Street becomes Shawnee Road. Turn Left onto Red Bud Trail.  After 1.6 miles turn right onto M-139 and stay straight to continue to Old US 31.  The BCYF will be on your right, use Gate #2.

From the South (Buchanan/Niles): Take US 31 North to Exit 15A.  Turn right onto Old US 31.  The BCYF will be on your right, use Gate #2.

Presenting Sponsor:

Mega Star Sponsors:


The Peter De Groot Family
Shooting Star Sponsors:
Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds
National Sponsors: