Glow Run for the Macomb Special Olympics

Cherry Creek Golf Course is hosting a Night Glow 5K Run/Walk event on Saturday, April 16 with proceeds to benefit the Macomb County Special Olympics.

The event begins at 7 p.m. with registration for adults, a “Kids Run” at 7:45 p.m. and the 5k at 8 p.m. Participants will use flashlights, glow tubes, and other items to navigate the golf course at night. Cost of participation: $25 through April 12, and $30 after April 12. The cost for the “Kids Run” is $5 or $10 with a shirt.

Online registration is available at .

For more information please contact Jean Lambert: or (248) 688-9603 or Michael Ward: or (586) 484-5523

Shelby Township 5th Annual Jingle Bell Run – Dec. 14

This year’s Jingle Bell 5k run/walk will help support the Macomb County Special Olympics, Penrickton Center for Blind Children in Taylor, Mi., Cat Tail Acres in Shelby Township, Mi., the Shelby Township Veterans Memorial, and the Shelby Township Lions Club. This beautiful course starts behind the Community Center, and crosses the football field at Shelby Jr High. From there it enters the Cherry Creek Golf Course and goes north on the cart path.  It then enters Mae Stecker Park and circles part of the lake, returning via the golf course to the finish line.

Race Start Time: 9:00 am
Same Day Registration: 7:30 am

Registration Fee: $25

Registration is available online at both and the  The registration form can also be downloaded (Jingle Bell Run Flyer 2014) and mailed with payment to the Jingle Bell Run, 56132 Parkview, Shelby Township, MI 48316.

Packet Pickup/Registration will take place on Saturday, December 13 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at Hanson’s Running Shop at 8409 Hall Road, Utica, MI 48317.

The overall male and female, male and female masters (40-59) and male and female senior masters (60+) will receive trophies.

For more information on the local charities, click on the links below:
Macomb County Special Olympics
Penrickton Center for Blind Children
Cat Tail Acres
Shelby Township Lions Club