Clark Lake Run

Sat August 3, 2019 Clark Lake, MI 49234 US Directions

5k Run

8:35AM EDT


8:30AM EDT

5K Walk

8:36AM EDT
2020 Clark Lake Run Cancelled

Because of the uncertainty affecting events this summer, Run Clark Lake is cancelled. Competitions elsewhere have taken similar steps.  Originally scheduled for Saturday, August 1, 2020, it joins Raft-O-Rama, Great American Crab Races and perhaps some other events at the lake in taking a year off.  Race Director Pat Dwyer says “Run Clark Lake will be back in full force in 2021.”  

For full details please visit:

3509 Ocean Beach Road
Clark Lake, MI US 49234

Online registration is closed. You can still sign up for the race Friday from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Beach Bar (3509 Ocean Beach Rd Clark Lake, MI) and Saturday starting at 7 AM

Welcome to the 44th running at beautiful Clark Lake.  

You will enjoy our USATF certified courses that encompass the lake on gently rolling hills with breathtaking lake front views.  Come see why we have been selected as one of Michigan’s premier summer races. Our post race party and award ceremony on the Beach Bar patio is one to enjoy.  All races will be chipped timed by the Michigan Running Foundation.  The proceeds from this event will be used for the continued progress and maintenance of the Thomas R. Collins Memorial Spirit Trail.

Day of registration with shirt $35.00
Day of registration without shirt $30.00

Schedule of Events

6-8 p.m. Packet pick-up and pre-registration at the Beach Bar 3509 Ocean Beach Road - Clark Lake 49234

7-8:15 a.m. Race day registration and packet pick-up
8:30 a.m. 12K Run START
8:35 a.m. 5K Run START
8:36 a.m. 5K Walk START
9:50 a.m. 3/4K Kids Run START
10 a.m. Award Ceremony

All events at the Beach Bar
3509 Ocean Beach Road - Clark Lake 49234

Cash Awards

Overall male and female:
1st - $100 2nd - $75 3rd - $50
Master male and female:
1st - $75 2nd - $50 3rd - $25
Cash Awards
Open male and female course record......$125
Master male and female course record.....$75
Any age group record ................................ $50

No cash awards to those 18 and under or with remaining college eligibility.

This race, the 12K, is part of the Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists, mid-Michigan’s best physical therapy and sports performance coaching company presents the ORS Race Series with 10 races of all distances and challenge levels.

The Series’ mission is to provide incentives and opportunities for Jackson and surrounding communities to get fit and active

To learn more click here: 2021 ORS Race Series

Printable Entry Form

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This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the  Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. The challenge encourages Michiganders to engage with events that promote physical activity, health and wellness. You will receive a FIT point for every endorsed event you participate in or volunteer for from January 1st until December 31st. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win various prizes! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

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