Community spirit was strong and the storms held off for the 39th Annual Kalamazoo Klassic, presented in partnership by MRC Industries, Inc. and Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR). The 2017 Kalamazoo Klassic and Kids’ Klassic were held June 16th and 17th and attracted 1,057 registered participants in the combined events.
The 2017 Kalamazoo Klassic was endorsed by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports and the Michigan Fitness Foundation as a quality physical activity event through the Pure Michigan FITness Series endorsement program. The race was designated as an Olympic Day event, and the 5k run served as the 2017 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Michigan State Championship Races.
2017 Kalamazoo Klassic results are available online at www.macssportstiming.com.
Sincere thanks to all of our participants, sponsors, partners and volunteers for making the 2017 Kalamazoo Klassic a success. Proceeds of the Kalamazoo Klassic benefit MRC Industries, Inc. in it's' mission to encourage and support individuals living with a disability to achieve their fullest potential through employment, skill-building and active community involvement.