Alex's Story

Alex Powell's short life is a testament to the courage, tenacity and spirit that epitomize the best in both Wolverines and Spartans. Learn more about the extraordinary young man for whom this race is named.

The Tradition

Since 2014, ROTC cadets from MSU and UM have joined together to run 64 miles from East Lansing to Ann Arbor and present the home team with the game ball for the rivalry football game. Learn more about how this celebration continues to grow.

Raising Money for Two Great Causes

Alex's Great State Race raises money for the MSU Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities and the U-M Services for Students with Disabilities. Learn more about how you can get involved and make a positive impact on the lives of these students.
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AMAZING YOUNG MAN

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RIVAL SCHOOLS
COMING TOGETHER

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YEARS CELEBRATING

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MILES AND COUNTING!