Date: Saturday, April 21
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Location: International Ballroom at the JW Marriott
235 Louis St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The expotique is where you can check in for your event or late register for the half, 10k and 5k distances (if caps have not been met). Look up your bib number online here prior to check-in here.
You’ll pick up your race bib number (that has your timing chip attached) and your Gazelle Girl 2018 event shirt at packet pickup. If event caps have not been met yet, late registration will be available for the half marathon, 10k, and 5k.
Limited edition apparel will be available at the Gazelle Sports shop. We will update this page soon with more information about other vendors and experiences to enjoy at the Expotique!
Parking Options: You will have to pay for parking if you choose to park at the JW Marriott Ramp: $3.00/half hour; $6.00/hour $18 max, Valet Parking $29.00. Please see additional parking options here.
Please join us on April 21 at the Gazelle Girl Expotique to experience one of our amazing workshops. Space is limited in some of the following experiences, so sign up soon:
Gazelle Girl Expotique: Shake Out Run
8:30 am – 9:00 am
Shake out your nerves and meet fellow Gazelle Girls during our FREE shake out run! We’ll meet in the downstairs lobby of the JW Marriott, where you will be led on a 2 mile run through the wonderful city of Grand Rapids!
Gazelle Girl Expotique: Kula Yoga
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Unwind with us during a FREE yoga class on Saturday before the Expotique! Karolina DeLange from Kula Yoga will be leading us in a relaxing flow series. Bring your own mat. Space is limited to 35 participants, so sign up soon!
Gazelle Girl Expotique: FLEXcity Fitness HIIT
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Join us for a fun pre-race sweat session with FLEXcity Fitness. This is a 45 minute high intensity interval based class that will incorporate cardio and strength training.
Gazelle Girl Expotique: MVP Sports Club Centergy Group Fitness
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Join MVP for Centergy Group Fitness. Centergy is the perfect combination of yoga and Pilates movements set to positive uplifting music that will enable you to center your energy and reduce stress before race day!
Gazelle Girl Expotique: Race Day 101
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Is this your first race, or first time doing Gazelle Girl? Join us for an informational session on race day tips and tricks to make sure your race day goes as smoothly as possible. A few topics we’ll be sure to talk about:
- Where to go on race day- start line, port-a-potty lines, parking
- What to do when you arrive race morning
- Navigating gear check- how it works, what to pack, what not to pack
- What to wear
- Taking fuel/nutrition on the course- where and what will be at the aid stations
- Medals- where to pick up your bling!
- Post race food and the finish line festival
Our 2018 Vendors!
Advantage Benefits Group
Beer City Barre
Fenn Valley Vineyards
Girls on the Run of Kent and Muskegon Counties
Groove City Events
Hope Network Foundation
JQ 99.3 (Lanser Broadcasting)
MedExpress Urgent Care
Michigan Art Coast Half /Town Crier
MVP Sports Clubs
myTEAM TRIUMPH West Michigan Chapter
Ragnar Events LLC
The Chiropractic Doctors
The GFB: Gluten Free Bar
United Dairy Industry of Michigan
Women At Risk, International
Young Living Essential Oils
YWCA West Central Michigan