McLaren Bay Medical Foundation to Host Sixth Annual 5K

Bay City, MI - McLaren Bay Medical Foundation will host its sixth annual 5K Walk/Run at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021 in Uptown Bay City. Advanced registrants receive a t-shirt. Snacks and beverages will be provided after the event. Awards will be given to the top finisher in each age category, and participation medals will be awarded to all finishers. All participants will also be entered into a random prize drawing that will take place during the awards ceremony after the race.

Packet and Shirt Pick-Up and Health and Wellness Fair – Friday, April 30th

Pick up your race packet, goodies from our sponsors, and your shirt before race day in the Retail Galleria in Uptown Place (122 Uptown Drive). There will be a Health and Wellness Fair just for race participants, where you can sign up for free health screenings, a prize drawing, as well as receive valuable health and fitness information!

Virtual 5K Option Also Available!

Participants who register for a Virtual 5K Walk/Run will receive a half-zip jacket. The “Its Your Race” app provides a fun way for runners to participate in the virtual version of the 5K Run/Walk. App instructions provided upon registration.

Register Today!

The registration deadline to guarantee a t-shirt is April 17th.

Registration fees increase April 1st. Advanced registration for the 5K Walk/Run begins at $30 and includes a t-shirt. Registration for the Virtual 5K is $60 and includes a half-zip running jacket. Special pricing is available if you register for both the 5K and the Virtual 5K, as well as for children ages 18 and under.

Informational Flier (pdf)

All proceeds from this fundraising event will go toward the purchase of a state-of-the-art mobile digital radiology system, which will improve speed, accuracy and efficiency of patient diagnosis and treatment.

Volunteer Information

Many volunteers are needed for this event. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Jessica Gregory at (989) 895-4727 or by email

About McLaren Bay Region

McLaren Bay Region is a 415-bed acute care hospital providing primary, specialty, and preventive care located in Bay City, Michigan. Services include cardiovascular, neuroscience, women’s health, orthopedics, oncology, and rehabilitation. The emergency department treats more than 45,000 patients per year. McLaren Bay Region is part of the McLaren Health Care system.