Runnin' with the Law

Essexville, MI

The Bay City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 103
& Downtown Restaurant Investments proudly presents the 4th 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 Hero Run - 9.11 mile Run
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 5th through September 10th. 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 8th, 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.

Friday September 9th from 4p-7p we will hold a pre-race packet pickup. Pre-registered runners can pick up their packets and shirts a day early at Finn Rd Park. Packets will also be availble the morning of the race as usual. 

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: 
FOP 103 Event Page

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 10, 2022


9:00 AM

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