Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

2021 1st Annual Michigan 5K SCADaddle© for Research

Michigan SCADaddle 2021

1st Annual Michigan
5K SCADaddle© for Research
Saturday, September 11, 2021
9:00 AM
Lake St. Clair Metropark
Harrison Township, MI

Quick Links to 5K Weekend

5k Location and Registration | Frequently Asked Questions | SCAD Social | Overnight Accommodations | Sponsors-Sponsorship Opportunities | Other Ways to Support

Join us at our 1st annual Fun Run/Walk to raise money for much needed research on the #1 cause of heart attacks in women under age 50 – spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD).

The SCADaddle© fun run/walk starts at 9:00am at beautiful Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township – approx. 20 miles NE of downtown Detroit. The paved trail goes through woods and along the shoreline of Lake St. Clair! All registered participants will receive a medal and 5K t-shirt (must register by 8/27 to guarantee your t-shirt).

In addition to the 5K, there will be refreshments, opportunities to purchase tickets to win a quilt or baskets, face painting & fun for the whole family!

Location and Registration

Lake St. Clair Metropark
31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, Michigan 48045
Start time: 9:00 am

The 5K fun run/walk will take place on a paved course through woods and along the shore of Lake St. Clair. Relax and enjoy refreshments afterwards. There will also be opportunities to purchase tickets for drawings on a quilt and baskets of items.

View map of Lake St. Clair Metropark.


When you register, please consider forming a team and/or personalizing your fundraising page. You can email a link to your fundraising or team page to those you know as well as post on social media.

Thank you for helping to raise additional funds for much needed research.

Register for the 5K by August 27 to guarantee a t-shirt.

5K Registration

Click Frequently Asked Questions for answers to common questions.

For additional information about the 5K, please follow us on our Michigan SCADaddle© Facebook event page or email 5kmichigan@scadresearch.org

Special Event for Survivors, Supporters & Families Impacted by SCAD

In addition to the 5K, we have a special Friday evening planned especially for SCAD Survivors, their supporters and families of loved ones who did not survive (our SCAD Angels). This is a great way to meet others and establish lasting friendships.

A buffet dinner with cash bar will be held in a banquet tent at:

Italian American Culture Center
43843 Romeo Plank Rd.
Clinton Township, MI 48038

Watch for additional details and online reservations.

Overnight Accommodations

A block of rooms at a discounted price for September 10 and 11 has been set aside at

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham
45311 Park Avenue
Utica, Michigan

The rooms are either with two double beds or a king size bed, rates are $85.50-$105 per night. Breakfast and free wi-fi included. Reserve by August 20 to receive these rates.

To make reservations call 586-731-4700 and mention 5K SCADaddle/reserved under Karen Glugla.

Sponsors & Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the 5K by corporations/organizations is key to raising additional money for research on the causes and prevention of SCAD. We offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities.

Thank you to this year’s sponsors especially

$10,000 Plus
Nationwide Sponsor

Pinkert Family Foundation
anonymous family foundation

$5,000 Plus
Presenting Sponsor

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Detroit, Michigan

$1,000 Plus
Patron Sponsor

jefferson street pub

Harrison Township, MI

$500 Plus
Partner Sponsors
Alliance Health Professionals
Clinton Township, MI
Southeast Michigan
Back on Track
Clinton Township, MI
Binson Home Health Care Centers
Macomb, MI
Eastlake Cardiovascular PC
St. Clair Shores, MI
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
Clinton Township, MI
MedStar Ambulance
Clinton Township, MI
Pine Ridge of Hayes
Sterling Heights, MI

If you know of a potential sponsor and would like assistance in securing them, please contact Karen Glugla, Michigan 5K Organizer at 5kmichigan@scadresearch.org.

Unable to Attend and Want to Support

If you are unable to join us in person at our Minnesota 5K, you can make a donation to a participant’s fundraising page or team page.

And, of course, you can donate directly to SCAD Research, Inc.