Southfield Summer Soulstice returns to LTU on June 20

Release Date: June 5, 2015
Summer Soulstice

Runners line up for the start of last year’s Summer Soulstice race near the Ridler Field House.

Southfield Summer Soulstice, a family festival and running event returns for a second year on Saturday, June 20, at sunset on the Lawrence Technological University (LTU) campus. The 5K walk/run and 10K run, for all ages and abilities, is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m., with a one-mile family sunset stroll to follow.

Participants and spectators can stay on until 11 p.m. to enjoy the evening with family and friends. There will be a music stage, Yoga Soul, kids’ activities, a Michigan craft beer tent, food trucks, and much more.

“The excitement regarding the Southfield Summer Soulstice continues to grow,” said Gregg Leshman of Run as One Productions, LLC, who is the race director. “Thanks to the City of Southfield and our other sponsors, we had such great participation in our first year, with over 1,000 attendees and participants. We look forward to building on that excitement and making this year bigger than ever.”

Southfield Summer Soulstice, presented by Vibe Credit Union, is possible due the support of LTU, the Southfield City Business Development Office, Southfield Parks and Recreation, Southfield Planning, Southfield Police and Fire Departments and the Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

Proceeds from the Southfield Summer Soulstice benefit a variety of charities, including National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Michigan Parkinson Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties, Make-A-Wish Michigan, Southfield Firefighters Charities and Friends of Southfield Police Department.

To register, visit www.southfieldsummersoulstice.com. Fees range from $20 to $45. Packet pick-up will take place Friday, June 19, from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, June 20, starting at 1 p.m. at the LTU Buell Management Building (lower level), 21000 West 10 Mile Road, Southfield.

Learn more about Southfield Summer Soulstice at www.southfieldsummersoulstice.com, on Facebook www.facebook.com/southfieldsummersoulsticerun or Twitter @SoulsticeRun.

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