Kayla O'Mara Memorial Road Race

August 7, 2021

Goodrich, MI

Thank you to our participants & sponsors!

Race Times (subject to modification)
7:30 AM: 5k Start. Overall times will be gun time. If you are running under 17 minutes for men and under 20 minutes for women you should start at 7:30. Age group times will be chip time so you can fill in over the next few minutes. Start line will stay open 3 minutes to allow for social distancing. Please be near the start and ready to go by 7:30 AM. 

8:30 AM: 1/2 Mile Fun Run Start!  

Virtual 5k race can be completed between August 7-August 31
Packet Pickup:
Wednesday, August 4, 2-5 PM at Bauman's Running & Walking Shop
Thursday, August 5, 4-8 PM at Hanson's Running Shop Royal Oak
Friday, August 6 4-7 PM at Goodrich High School - rear near the auditorium under a blue pop up tent.
Saturday, August 7 6:30 AM-7:15 AM Goodrich High School - front of the school under a blue pop up tent.


About Kayla

Kayla was an All State Track & XC Runner at Goodrich High School, a Flint Falcon Swimmer, an artist, writer, student, friend, daughter, granddaughter and sister. She loved Jack Johnson and being a part of the GHS running program. Kayla is loved and missed daily. 

This annual race not only keeps Kayla's memory alive, but also raises funds for a scholarship given in her memory. The scholarship is for students who exemplify qualities important to Kayla, such as academic excellence, teamwork, leadership. Scholarship winners are recognized at the race each year. 

countdown to race day


In this covid edition scholarship please tell us how you've navigated the unique challenges you've faced this year, specifically anything positive you've done or gained through these challenges. Please submit by July 31 at the latest!!! 

• Be a graduating senior from any Michigan High School entering your first year at an accredited college or university

All applicants must:
• Complete the electronic application
• Write a letter explaining why you feel you are deserving of this award and the steps you have taken to achieve your full potential as a student, athlete, and/or teammate during high school and explain how you were 
• Provide a letter of recommendation from one of your high school teachers or coaches (optional)
• Provide a copy of high school transcripts for at least your junior and senior years


Good Times in Goodrich Festival

The Good Times in Goodrich Festival is back for 2021! Lots of fun stuff going on in Goodrich after the race, so stick around! 

  • Classic Car Show
  • Craft Fair
  • Kids Zone
  • Live Music
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