Applefest races organized by Everal Race Management of Taylor

Registration is under way for three races scheduled for the Huron Township Applefest on October 3 in New Boston. The races are organized by Taylor-based Everal Race Management.

There will be a 5K run/walk, a 10K run and a one-mile fun run and walk, starting at the stoplight in town near the registration point at 37283 Huron River Road.

Race day registration takes place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the show mobile. The fun run begins at 9 a.m. The 5K and 10K start at 9:30 a.m.

Registration for the 5K and 10K is available online at or or by mail or in person at Total Runner, 15265 Dix-Toledo Road, Southgate.

Entry to the 5K and 10K is $20 through September 26, $25 from September 27 through October 2 in person at Total Runner and $28 on race day. Make checks payable to Everal Race Management.

Each paid entry will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt.

Admission to the fun run is free.

Both courses through Lower Huron Metropark are certified and fast. The finish line is along the Huron River.

There will be an awards presentation, a raffle and Apple Charlie’s donuts, fruit and water served after the race at the show mobile. Apple pies will be presented to the first male and female overall and master, grand master and senior grand master. Apple cider will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group.

The age groups are 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49-50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80 and over.

Race sponsors are Total Runner, Apple Charlie’s, Nutrition Unlimited, Pete’s Place, Busch’s Fresh Food Market, Wheat and Rye Airport, American Speedy Printing Centers and Huron-Clinton Metropark Authority.

For more information, call Total Runner at (734) 282-1101.