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OU Macomb sponsors successful Let’s Move Festival of Races

Monday, April 28, 2014
OU Macomb sponsors successful Let’s Move Festival of Races


   The annual Let’s Move Festival of Races based in downtown Mount Clemens continues to thrive as more than 2,000 runners participated this year. 

“We are a proud sponsor of this great community event,” said Julie Trube, interim executive director of OU in Macomb County. “This year was even more special as Kelsey Bragg, one of the runners we sponsored, won the women’s half marathon and the weather remained our friend the entire time.”

The women’s half marathon is one of the major races that highlights the 3-day event. There is also a team relay event and a 5k event. The race course included the heart of downtown Mount Clemens, the banks outlining the Clinton River and the along shores of Lake St. Clair.

The winners in the main races included: Jimi Minnema, 1:17:23 in the men’s half marathon; Kelsey Bragg 1:29:05 in the women’s half marathon; Blink and You’ll Miss Us 1:34:20 in the team relay run; and Scott Moore, 17:42, and Rachel Walny, 19:24 in the 5k races.

View more photos of this year’s event at the Macomb Health and Fitness Foundation’s Facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Macomb-Health-and-Fitness-Foundation/647807958617080?sk=photos_stream

About Oakland University in Macomb County:

Oakland University in Macomb County offers more than 25 degree and certificate programs for undergraduate and graduate students at its three locations in Mount Clemens and Clinton Township. Learn more about upcoming classes, programs and events at OU in Macomb County by visiting oakland.edu/macomb/ or calling (855) 222-6909.

Interactive summer camps are also offered at Oakland University in Macomb County and are now open for registration. High school students can explore careers in nursing and health sciences, engineering and computer science and learn how to prepare for college.  More information about camp offerings is at oakland.edu/macombcamp.