Please join us for the 5th annual Steps to Freedom 5K Family Fun Run/WalkSteps to Freedom is a non-competitive 5K that is not timed with the focus on gathering sponsors and walking for Forgotten Youth Ministries and the kids in detention. (Participants also have the option of making a personal donation in lieu of gathering sponsors.)

The event will be held August 18, 2018 at the Saginaw Township Soccer Complex. Registration is $15 per individual or family and includes one Steps to Freedom 5K T-shirt and finisher medals for all who complete the 5K. Additional T-shirts may be ordered for $8 each. T-shirts will be available at the event if your order is received 10 days prior to the event. No T-shirts can be ordered at the event. Register Online then download/print the Participant Instruction Sheet and a Pledge Form for gathering sponsors. New in 2018: the sponsors you gather may now Make A Pledge online with a credit/debit card or PayPal by going to and click on the menu item labeled Register/Pledge, then select "Make a Pledge." All you have to do is make a note on your Pledge Form that your sponsor pledged online. 

Same day registration and check-in begins at 8:30 a.m., the run/walk begins at 9:00 a.m., and prizes will be awarded at 10:30 a.m. at the pavilion.

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded to the families and to the individuals who raise the most funds. Participants raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for their run/walk. For every $100 an individual or family raises, they will receive a ticket for drawings for $50 gift cards. $200 = 2 tickets, and so on. You must be present to win. One $50 gift card prize awarded per person. 



After you finish walking, please sign a "STEP" and feel free to put a message or verse of encouragement to the kids in  detention. The steps will be hung in the hallway at the detention center.