Runnin' with the Law

Essexville, MI

The Bay City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 103
& Downtown Restaurant Investments proudly presents the 3rd annual Runnin’ with the Law Race Series. Participate in one of the many run/walks through the nature trail of Hampton Twp. Stick around after for the Public Safety Showcase where you can meet & greet with local Law Enforcement and local Businesses/Sponsors.  Proceeds benefit the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 103


Law Enforcement personnel are encouraged to run/walk in uniform, but not required.


Choose your call from the Dispatch log below:

Hero Run - 9.11 mile Run
Felony Apprehension
– 5 mile Run
Foot Pursuit – 5K Run
Jaywalking – 5K Walk
Police Academy – ¼ Mile Run/Walk (10 and under) Free


Virtual Felony Apprehension - 5 mile Run
Virtual Foot Pursuit
– 5K Run
Virtual Jaywalking – 5K Walk

Unable to make it to race day? No worries, we now offer a virtual version of our race series. Register for the Virtual Races and complete the week of the race at your leisure. Runners are encouraged to run/walk the week of September 6th through September 12th. All particiapnts will receive a Race day t-shirt and finisher medal for participating. Virutal runners are not eligible for placement awards. 



Runners are encouraged to pre-register before September 9th, 2021. Registration will also be available in person day of the event at an extra cost. No refunds will be provided. T-shirts are available for pre-order. Limited number will be available day of race. Post refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Those that wish to utilize Finn Road Parks Campsites the weekend of the race please contact Ellen Lutz. Site reservations open April 1st. 
Finn Road Park Campground and Boat Launch

Checkout our Facebook Event Page for up-to-date information: 
Facebook Event 2020

Day of Event Schedule:

8:00 am - 9:45 am - Registration and Bib Pickup
9:00 am - Hero Run (9.11 Miles) Start

10:00 am - 5 mile & 5K Run/Walk Start

11:00 am - ¼ mile Run/Walk (10 and under)

11:10 am - Debrief Public Safety Showcase and Award Ceremony


When & Where

Sep 11, 2021


9:00 AM

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