Thank You!

Photo of Gold Thank You ribbon.

Our donors make the impossible possible for the patients and family members we serve.

As a way of saying thanks, we have established an annual donor recognition program that totals all contributions that a donor makes to MidMichigan Health Foundation for support given during the calendar year.

Donor List

  • Photo of Aliferis Memorial Day Race Bike Event participants.

  • Photo of Aliferis Memorial Day Race Half Marathon event participants.

  • Photo of Aliferis Memorial Day Race 5K event participants.

The 21st Annual Aliferis Memorial Race

About the Race

The Aliferis Memorial Race is open to runners, walkers and bikers of all ages and ability levels. It is named in memory of long-time Alpena Pathologist Peter Aliferis, M.D. Dr. Aliferis earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan and joined the hospital in 1963, serving for many years as the pathologies and laboratory director. He touched the lives of many in our community during his 37-year tenure. This race is a celebration of his steadfast dedication to health and wellness.

Sponsored by the Development Council of the MyMichigan Health Foundation serving Alpena.

All proceeds will benefit the Peter Aliferis Scholarship Fund, the Cancer Center and patient enhancement projects and new technology at MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena.

Fees: fees range from $20-$35 per person per event. Online registration closes on September 1st at 12 p.m. EST.

Register Today!

Race Day Schedule - Saturday, September 3rd

Check-in and material distribution begins at 6 a.m. and runs until the start of each event

  • 6:30 a.m. - Courtesy vehicle leaves for half marathon
  • 7 a.m. - Half marathon start
  • 8 a.m. - Bike tour/bike race start
  • 9 a.m. - 5K start
  • 9:45 a.m. - 1-mile walk/run start
  • 10:30 a.m. - Awards ceremony

Register Today!

2022 Honorary Race Chairs - Thornton Family

Photo of Dr. Tom and Cathy Thornton, with children Taylor and Michael, hiking the Smokey Mountains during a family vacation.MyMichigan Health Foundation is proud to announce Dr. Tom and Cathy Thornton and their family as the Honorary Race Chairs for the 21st Annual Aliferis Memorial Race

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Race Check-In Location

MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena
1501 W. Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707

(corner of Chisholm Street/US-23 and Johnson Street)

Race Maps




Logo photos of the 2022 Aliferis Race platinum sponsors.


Logo photos of the 2022 Aliferis Race gold sponsors.


Logo photos of the 2022 Aliferis Race silver sponsors.


Logo photos of the 2022 Aliferis Race bronze sponsors.

Blue Ribbon

Logo photos of the 2022 Aliferis Race blue ribbon sponsors.


Please contact Ann Diamond, fund development director, at

2021 Race Results