Mitchell’s Run

Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford 5K Run/Walk & Kids for Kids K

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 17th Annual Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford 5K Run/Walk & Kids for Kids K is taking place on Saturday August 15th in downtown Rockford. Each year thousands of spectators, participants, friends and families fill the streets of Rockford all with the hope of finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. They come together to support Parent Project MD, a non-profit [...]

Mitchell’s Run amazing—again

August 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

Photos by TOM SCOTT It was another phenomenal year for Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford held Saturday, Aug. 20. More than an amazing fundraiser in the fight to find a cure for Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy, the event is in honor of Mitchell Peterson and other boys with Duchennes and a way to raise awareness of the need to find a cure. Over $61,000 was raised for Parent [...]

Prizes, music, auction, 1,200 runners through town in 13th Mitchell’s Run

August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Opening ceremonies at last year’s Mitchell Run. Stroll along beautiful downtown Rockford with a live band and deejay, and place bids in a silent auction with items including a Nintendo Wii, MSU/Michigan game tickets, a 32GB iPod Touch, a Trek Pure Sport Cruiser bike, or a one-week condo stay in Los Cabos, Mexico, and many local merchant gift certificates as part of the [...]

Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford surpasses goal

August 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford, Saturday, Aug. 21, was another success in both the well-run race and the amount of money raised for Project Parent MD for a cure for muscular dystrophy. The day of the race results were over $77,000, exceeding the goal of $75,000 organizers had set for the twelfth annual event. Rockford’s Josh Miller about to cross the finish line in [...]

Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford coming August 12

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

In it’s 11th year and more popular than ever, Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford will be held Saturday, August 15 in downtown Rockford. The event is a family-oriented event with a silent auction, picnic on the banks of the Rogue River, a children’s run as well as the main event. Last year the run raised a record $74,000. The certified run/walk begins at 8:30 [...]