New family festival and running event to be held on Lawrence Tech’s campus at sunset on longest day of year
Southfield Summer Soulstice, a new family festival and running event, has been announced for June 21. The event will take place at sunset on the Lawrence Technological University (LTU) campus. Southfield Summer Soulstice will offer participants 5K and 10K runs, which are available to all ages and abilities. Runners will be encouraged to stay after the run to enjoy the longest day of the year with their friends and families that are there to cheer them on. The event also offers a one mile family sunset stroll, music stage, Yoga Soul, kids’ activities, a Michigan craft beer tent, food trucks and much more, until 11p.m.
Southfield Summer Soulstice 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 Chamber of Commerce.
Funds raised from participants of Southfield Summer Soulstice will go to a variety of charities, including National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Michigan Parkinson Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan and Southfield Firefighters Charities.
Registration fees range from $15 – $40. Packet pick-up will take place Friday, June 20 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 21 starting at 10 a.m. at the LTU Buell Management Building (lower level).
Sponsorships are available by contacting Gregg Leshman at 248-770-1497 or Gregg@southfieldsummersoulstice.com.
About Southfield Summer Soulstice
Southfield Summer Soulstice is a unique event held at sunset on the longest day of the year. Activities for all ages and abilities include 5K and 10K runs, a one mile family sunset stroll, music stage, Yoga Soul, kids’ activities, a Michigan craft beer tent, food trucks and much more. Southfield Summer Soulstice provides safe, secure and scenic routes for runners as well as venues for participants to enjoy all other activities. The event is made possible through the combined support of Lawrence Technological University, the Southfield City Business Development Office, Southfield Parks and Recreation, Southfield Planning, Southfield Police and Fire Departments and the Southfield Chamber of Commerce. All funds raised to participants go to local nonprofit organizations. Learn more about Southfield Summer Soulstice at www.southfieldsummersoulstice.com, on Facebook www.facebook.com/southfieldsummersoulsticerun or Twitter @SoulsticeRun.