Run, Walk, Rock

2017 Run, Walk, Rock Race Results

Thank you everyone that came out on Saturday, May 20 to support Lory's Place Run, Walk Rock, chaired for the 13th year by Christine Borah. This family event includes the 5K Run and Walk races, the Restful Rocking Chair Rock, and the Champions for Children Challenge.

The day started with clear weather and dry skies. Over 1210 participants, traveling from 10 states and 74 different cities, to run or walk in the 2017 Run, Walk, Rock fundraiser for Lory’s Place. This 5K event, presented by the McLoughlin Family Foundation, set its best record-to-date, raising more than $63,000 for the grief healing and education programs of Lory’s Place. In addition to all of the runners and walkers, more than 58 sponsors and 50 volunteers helped make this event a success.

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Next year’s race is scheduled for Saturday, May 19, 2018.


The top three age finishers in each run and walk category received a Lory's Place credit card/ID pouch holding certificates from our generous sponsors at Biggby Coffee St. Joseph and Zoup!

The top overall male and female finishers in the run and walk category - four winners altogether - won $50 gift cards contributed by our friends at Taylor'd Running!

Upton Middle School won our Champions for Children Challenge and received a $500 check from Honor Credit Union and a pizza party for their participants sponsored by Pizza Hut!

Please patronize our generous sponsors (listed below)!


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Thank you, McLoughlin Family Foundation, for helping grieving children and adults find hope, strength and healing, by presenting the 13th Annual Run, Walk & Rock!

Champions for Change Winner is Upton Middle School


Adults left to right: Chad Mandarino – Principal, Joanne Vandermeulen – PE Teacher, Tanya Urias – Branch Manager Honor Credit Union, Stephanie Kohler – Family Services Coordinator Leader Lory's Place, Lisa Bartoszek – Director Lory's Place.

Thank you to our 2017 Run, Walk, and Rock Event Sponsors

Honor Credit Union
Midwest Family Broadcasting
Starks Family Funeral Home
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Taylor'd Running

Abonmarche Consultants, Inc.
Active for Andy! In Memory of Andy Weber and Conner VanAntwerp
J.C. and Nancy Anderson
Berecz & Associates, PLC
Brammall Industrial Supply
Jim and Judy Czanko
Edgewater Resources
Pat Forbes
Great Lakes Heart and Vascular Institute

Great Lakes Sports Medicine & Concussion Clinic

Hoffmann Die Cast
Bill and Jane Marohn
North Shore Manufacturing
In Memory of Brian, Mitchell and 
    Abby Pietenpol
Barb and Diane Radewald
Silver Beach Pizza

Marcie Schalon
Paul and Rose Suchovsky Charitable Trust 
St. Joseph Lions Club

Vail Rubber Works
Alton and Millie Wendzel

Your generosity can make a difference.