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January 1 - December 26, 2022
Registration Closed Thu. Mar 10, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

1,020 miles, 1,476 miles or 456 miles- Registration opens January 1st

Organized by Move-it Fitness LLC

RUN THE MITT
Michigan has a very cool and very recognizable state shape! How fun would it be to run the MITTen? Now you can... Virtually!!

Challenge yourself to Run or Walk 1,020 miles, 1,476 or 456 miles in 2022 (accumulated miles, not all at once) !!
Run the Mitt is a good way to stay motivated especially through the winter months. This challenge can be done...
SOLO = do all the miles by yourself
RELAY = gather some friends up and split the miles up (2person - 5person).

**1476 and 1020 distance SOLD OUT**

456 is still open until March 30,2022

What you get

*waiting on pictures of pins and updated U.P. medal*
We are excited about our Medal!!!
* 5" Shiny Silver Medals (that's almost as big as your hand), water section has translucent sections.
*1" Checkpoint Lapel Pins
* Sublimated Ribbon!
Run the Mitt gets - 5" medal, eight - 1" pins
Run the U.P. gets - 5" medal, four - 1" pins
Run Michigan get - two 5" medals, eleven - 1" pins, sticker
* Optional Unisex short sleeve T-shirt= $20 includes shipping(no exchange)
* Optional Mens & Womens Long sleeve T-shirt= $35 includes shipping(no exchange)
* Online Results
*Invitation to private Facebook group
*NOTE: All members of Relay teams will each receive their own set of checkpoint lapel pins & finisher medal.

How It Works

1) Register for ...
Run The Mitt = 1,020 miles .. solo or relay
Run Michigan = 1,476 miles .. solo or relay
Run The U.P. = 456 miles .. solo only

2) Submit your miles (honor system, no proof necessary)as you 'virtually' move along the route.
3) Complete a Checkpoint Distance or Halfway point, we'll ship you your Checkpoint Pin(s)
4) Complete your miles, we'll ship your hard earned medal!!

Shipping

* Shipping in U.S. included in registration
*Shipping to Canada, will be charged an extra cost during registration.

* NOTE: Due to rising prices and not wanting to charge more for registration, the shipment of checkpoint pins has changed. see below
1) will ship pins when you reach the halfway point(s) = included with registration.
2) will ship you your pins as you reach each checkpoint (like last year) = additional cost during registration.

Questions/Answers

WHEN DOES IT START / WHEN DOES IT FINISH?
* Starts January 1, 2022
*Ends December 26, 2022 (or when you're done)

DO I HAVE TO DO ALL MY MILES AT ONCE?
* No, this is a multiply day/month challenge to help motivate you to stay moving!

CAN I RUN or WALK?
* Yes, you can run, walk or any combination of both.
* Daily steps are NOT allowed, we prefer all miles to be Deliberate activities :)

WHAT COUNTS and DOESN'T COUNT FOR MILES?
Counts:
= Run or Walk--- Road, Trail, Treadmill or Snowshoe
Doesn't Count:
= Bike, Stair Steppers, Elliptical, Cross Country Skiing, Daily Steps

HOW / WHEN DO I SUBMIT MY RESULTS?
*you can enter your miles as many times as you want. Daily, Weekly, Monthly.
*your registration confirmation email has a 'record' link (just below the orange area) click it and it will take you to ultrasignup Run the Mitt page. Click red 'Record Results' button.

WHEN WILL I GET MY STUFF?
*1" pins will be shipped as you complete a checkpoint or halfway point
* Sublimated Ribbon = shipped with your first checkpoint pin.
* 5" Medal = shipped after complete your miles.
* Optional T-Shirt and/or Long Sleeve Shirt= Ordering will close January 31,2022 and Orders will start shipping out by end of February 2022

WHAT IS A CHECKPOINT?
* checkpoints are the miles it takes to get from city to city (kind of like virtual aid station/check-in points). See checkpoint/mileage lists below...
Run The Mitt = 1,020
1) Holland = 175 miles
2) Ludington = 95 miles
3) Charlevoix= 148 miles
4) Mackinaw City = 55 miles
**HALFWAY POINT
5) Alpena = 92 miles
6) Frankenmuth = 158 miles
7) Port Huron = 182 miles
8) Rochester = 115 miles, ** you made it to the finish line 1,020 miles!!

Run Michigan = 1,476
1) Holland = 175 miles
2) Ludington = 95 miles
3) Charlevoix = 148 miles
4) Mackinaw = 55 miles
** HALFWAY POINT
5) Escanaba = 152 miles
6) Marquette = 68 miles
7) Sault Ste Marie = 169 miles
** HALFWAY POINT
8) Alpena = 159 miles
9) Frankenmuth = 158 miles
10) Port Huron = 182 miles
11) Rochester = 115 miles, you made it to the finish line... 1,476 miles!!

Run The U.P. = 456
1) Escanaba = 152 miles
2) Marquette = 68 miles
** HALFWAY POINT
3) Sault Ste Marie = 169 miles
4) Mackinaw City = 67 miles, you made it to the finish line... 456 miles!!

WHAT CHARITY DOES THIS SUPPORT?
* OPC Meals On Wheels, Rochester Michigan

Local time: 2:32 PM
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