Join us for Michigan’s shortest race, coming in at 328 feet this course will challenge you in ways you never knew! Every step of this course takes you closer to the finish line, the tangible ending of the race. Our agency walks those final steps of life with our clients and families. Providing care and support to anyone in the community who needs us, regardless of their ability to pay for these services.

That’s where you come in. As you race alongside us on September 26th you’ll be helping us continue to be #HereForLife for those that need us.

 

Stick around after the race for snacks & the official Duck Derby raffle pull!

Registration fee: $25, includes event t-shirt, race medal and bib!

Register for a Team of 4 for only $80

Special friends can race for free — and receive a complimentary shirt.

Kids under 12 can race for free! (no t-shirt available, but they will receive a medal!)

Registration & the Amazing Pre-Race begins at10am

This is a Spoof Run for a Real Cause.

Join us!

Be a Sponsor

  • The Duck Derby Point 1K Presented by your company on all media, website, advertising and event materials (signs, programs, etc.)
  • Special verbal recognition at the start of the race by the MC and post-race by the DJ during the new after party!
  • Your logo printed in the top tier position on race shirts
  • Your logo printed on all 4,000 Duck Derby Raffle Tickets (deadline for this is June 1)
  • Opportunity to distribute medals and congratulate participants at finish line
  • Recognition on social media as presenting sponsor, including on cover photo and event cover photo
  • Opportunity to have the event mascot visit your company prior to event for some fun cross promotion
  • Eight .1K entries and unlimited 20% discount code for employees/friends
  • Your logo included on posters and event materials

  • Verbal recognition before the race by the MC

  • Your logo printed in the 2nd tier location on race shirts

  • Opportunity to have the event mascot visit your company prior to event for some fun cross promotion

  • Recognition on social media and website

  • Four .1K entries and unlimited 20% discount code for employees/friends

  • Business name listed in event program

  • Business name listed on race shirt

  • Opportunity to have the event mascot visit your company prior to event for some fun cross promotion

  • Recognition on social media and website

  • 20% discount to employees on .1K entries

  • Business name listed in event program

  • Recognition on social media and website

  • 20% discount to employees on .1K entries

Details

Have a great time with fellow ‘racers’ while raising money to ensure that everyone in our community has access to grief support services and hospice care — regardless of their ability to pay.

10am — Amazing Pre-Race
12pm — Point1K
12:05pm — AFTER PARTY

Connect with Us

Pay by check:
Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
2255 West Centre Avenue, Portage, MI 49024

Questions?

Call Katie at 269.345.0273 or email kathleen.paauwe@hospiceswmi.org.

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