Scott Olson Memorial 5K

Scott Olson Memorial 5K
Date Jul 27, 2024
Distance 5k
Course Type Road

Race Information

The Annual Scott Olson Memorial 5K is held in memory of Scott Olson, who passed away in 2019. All proceeds will go towards a scholarship for a local student in Scott's name.

Scott passed away after a long battle with blastomycosis. One of his favorite hobbies was running, and the annual event honors his memory. The race will be at Ryan Park in LaPrairie/Grand Rapids, and same-day registration is also available. Breakfast will be provided for registered participants following the race!


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