Van Buren Trail State Park - Al-Van's Firecracker Furry Virtual 5k

Date:  June 27, 2020  -  July 12, 2020
Time: All Day Event
Location: Kids Corner Park, 82 Monroe Street, South Haven MI 49090
Contact: Grace Gilmore, Al-Van Humane Society 269-214-4888

Logo for Al Van's Firecracker Furry 5k- dog with fireworks, stars and stripes

The Al-Van's Firecracker Furry  5K is a fundraiser for the Al-Van Humane Society, a no-kill animal shelter, located in South Haven. Due to the uncertainty of Covid-19, they are changing the Al-Van Firecracker Furry 5K into a virtual race.  With a virtual race, participants can run or walk the 5K distance anywhere, for example in your neighborhood, on a treadmill, or on the actual Firecracker Furry 5K course in South Haven. Particiants will have between June 27 and July 12 to complete their 5K. Once their run/walk is completed, participants will send their time to the Runsignup website and they can pick up their 2020 Firecracker Furry 5K t-shirts and finisher’s medals (while supplies last) at the Al-Van Humane Society shelter, 07591 Blue Star Highway, South Haven. 

If participants have already registered, but don’t want to participate in the virtual 5K, they will have the option to get a refund – or donate their registration fee to the Al-Van Humane Society animal shelter. More information and registration is available at

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the event organizer to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

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