Join The Rose Run 5K/10K To Honor West Michigan’s Fallen Hero
Officer Collin Rose was killed in the line of duty on November 23rd 2016, and now we can help his amazing legacy carry on.
"The year 2016 was an unforgettable year for the village of Richland and for the people of Kalamazoo, as well as all of us in Michigan. We lost one of our own while serving in the line of duty, Wayne State University Police Officer, Collin Rose. Collin, a 2006 graduate of Gull Lake High School, began his career with the Richland Village Police. In 2011, he joined the Wayne State University Police Department as a K-9 Officer. Collin, an avid supporter of causes involving fallen officers, rode in the Police Unity Tour where he proposed to his fiancée."
The run is a great way to give back to an officer who gave the greatest sacrifice, his life.
"To continue Collin's mission to help others and make our world a better, safer place our July 4th race will be dedicated to his legacy and memory. All proceeds of our race will benefit the the groups that Collin was most passionate about."
Even if you are not a runner, you can walk the run. And if you don't feel like participating, it's always cool to have a crowd of supporters for the runners and the reason for this event.
4th of July Schedule...
- The Rose Run 5K starts at 7:30 am
- The Rose Run 10K starts at 7:30 am
- The 4th of July parade starts at 11:00 am on Gull Road
- The Chicken Dinner starts just after the parade ends
- Fireworks at Dusk
All donations are welcome, and we will see you in Richland on July 4th this year!