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Date & Time

Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.


Charles Mears State Park
Pentwater, Michigan 49449

Distance & Course

The 3.1 mile course winds through the quaint village of Pentwater finishing on the lakeshore. It is flat, fast and fun.

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Registration Fees

5K Run Early: $25.00 through June 28, 2016.
5K Run Late: $30.00 beginning June 29, 2016.

5K Non-Competitive Walk (untimed): $20.00

Early entry fee includes a T-shirt. Available sizes are youth large and adult small-extra large.
No refunds due to weather.

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A Recreation Passport is required to park in the park. If you need a recreation pass early before the race on Saturday July 2nd you will need to purchase it on your way out of parking lot. Please contact the park or visit for more information.

Packet Pick-up

Packet pick-up and registration will be available at the Pentwater Artisan Learning Center, 780 Park St, Pentwater, on Friday, July 1st from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Race day registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. at Mears State Park.


  • Overall female & male winner.
  • Overall masters (40 and over) female and male winner.
  • Overall senior masters (60 and over) female and male winner.
  • 1st and 2nd place male and female winner in age divisions: 0-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over.

Timing & Results

Timing and results will be provided by Newton Timing & Race Services. We will be using ChronoTrack Systems, featuring the disposable B-tag that remains attached to the race number bib.

Results will be posted continuously during the event for review. Complete results will be posted promptly after the event on this website.