Hightail It for Heroes is a certified and chip timed 5k and 10k paved path race and wheeler division hosted at Stony Creek Metro Park in Shelby Township. Hightail It For Heroes has been recognized as a quality physical activity event by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness. Participants who race in Hightail It For Heroes eligible to participate the following year's Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Run. Event fees and proceeds benefit the many programs of Easter Seals Michigan (ESM). Easter Seals is honored to recognize all heroes in our communities - active and retired armed services personnel, police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, EMTs, the people we serve and other heroes in our community who help us fulfill our mission to serve and support people with disabilities and their families so they can successfully live, learn, work and play in their communities. For a complete list of ESM's programs and services, please visit www.essmichigan.org.
Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 90 years. Whether helping someone improve physical mobility, return to work or simply gain greater independence for everyday living, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.