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 in 2022
VIRTUAL CHALLENGE= (accumulated miles, not all at once) !!
Distance options=
*456 miles solo only
*1020 miles solo or relay
*1476 miles solo or relay

 

Starts: January 1, 2022
Ends: December 26, 2022 (midnight)

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.

If you moved daily for 360day, Average miles would be…
*456 = .75miles
*1,020 = 2.9 miles
*1,476 = 4.1 .iles

 

2022 ONLINE REGISTRATION: click here

DATE:
*Starts = January 1, 2022
*Ends = December 26, 2022 or when you complete the miles.

GOOD CAUSE:
Get moving in 2021 for YOURSELF and for a GOOD CAUSE, with each registration we will donate a portion of proceeds to… OPC Meals on Wheels, Rochester Michigan.

What you get

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 18, 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

2022… more pictures coming soon

       
T-Shirt = Unisex soft touch
Ladies long sleeve Sport-Tec = LST710_specsheet
Mens long sleeve Sport-Tec = ST710_specsheet

 

2021 Medal ,Pins shown below…

Medal with Ribbon…

Checkpoint Lapel Pins …             

2021 Optional shirts…    Soft Unisex T-Shirt and Hooded T-shirt
 

Size chart for hoodie…
*** click here womens
*** click here mens

2021 Optional sleeveless Tees…

         
Size chart for sleeveless Tees
***Ladies-
https://www.apparelvideos.com/cs/CatalogBrowser?todo=ss&productId=LST352

Mens-
https://www.apparelvideos.com/cs/CatalogBrowser?todo=ss&productId=ST352

 

 

 

2021 RESULTS:
1035 solo click here
1035 teams  click here

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