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The Challenge For Life

May 20 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Who: The Challenge for Life is an event for all ages; bring as many folks as you can find to join you. You can participate by either Walking or Running or Riding your motorcycle or paddling a canoe or kayak down the Muskegon

What: The Challenge for Life is our annual Spring Fundraiser Event supporting the day-to-day operations of Alpha Family Center of Newaygo. The Walk is an easy 2 mile event – The Motorcycle Ride is a scenic 75+ mile event – The Run is a 5K on the North Country Trail – The Paddle is 6 miles on the Muskegon. The Challenge for Life are simultaneous events, with staggered starts, so that everyone arrives back at the park at the same time to enjoy a delicious, free picnic lunch. The Event is held rain or shine. There is a minimum of $75 donation per boat to participate. Canoes hold 2 adults and up to 2 children.

Why: To act on your pro-life values by participating in this visible community event. To financially support the free services of Alpha Family Center of Newaygo. To enjoy a great day of family fun, good food and great fellowship; all for a great cause.

When:  Saturday, May 20, 2017. Runner, Biker, and Paddler registration begins at 8:30am. Walker registration begins at 10:00am. Paddler’s transport begins at 9:00am. Bikers take off at 9:30am. Runner’s transport begins at 9:30am. Walkers take off at 11am. Everyone returns to park for lunch at 12pm noon

Where: At Shaw Park in Newaygo, Just East of the M37 and M82 Intersection at the Newaygo Bridge. All participants start from and return to the park.

How: Collect donations from friends, family, co-workers, neighbors (especially the people who ask you to sponsor events!). Nine out of ten people asked say YES! Raise $50 – receive a 2017 Event T Shirt. Raise $250 – add an Event Ball Cap or Stainless Steel Water Bottle. Raise $500 – add a Event Golf Umbrella AND have your name in a drawing for the Grand Prize*, a 40″ Smart TV! If you can’t be at the event the day of, just collect donations and drop them off at AFC at your convenience and collect your prizes. *You must be present to win the Grand Prize

For more information – www.alphafamilycenter.com or call 231-652-1548


May 20
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Shaw Park
Shaw Park
Newaygo, 49337 United States