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2023 Gaylord ALPENFEST RUN

Sat July 15, 2023 Gaylord, MI 49735 US Directions


2023 Gaylord Alpenfest run/walk 5k

10:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

2023 Gaylord Alpenfest run 10k

9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

2023 Alpenfest Doppellauf

7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT


400 W Main st
Gaylord, MI US 49735


List of Run/Walks


5K Run/Walk $30.00 before July 7, 2023, $35 July 8 -14, 2023 & $45 day of race.

10K RUN $40 before July 7, 2023, $45 July 8 -14, 2023     $55 day of race.

Alpen Half Marathon!! $60 before July 7, 2023, $65 July 8 -14, 2023     $75 day of race. (Half medal is different than the 5k &10k medal)

Doppellauf!! Think you can do two runs? Half & 5k (2 different medals & 1 shirt). $70 before July 7, 2023, $75 July 8 -14, 2023     $85 day of race.

A t-shirt is guaranteed to all registered entrants (5k, 10k & Half) before Friday July 7th at 5:00 pm  


Packet Pick up:

packet pick up will be on Friday, July 14th from 4 – 6:30 pm located on the county lawn, next to the pavilion or pickup at parking on race day starting at 6:45 am will be at the North Central State Trail head rest area (400 w main street Gaylord MI 49735) on main street. for questions or to volunteer for the race, please call 231-330-2420.

Start Times:

Half Marathon 7:30 am start time 

10K @ 9:00 AM 

1 Mile fun run/ walk @ 9:30am

5K RUN @ 10 AM

5K walkers with strollers and dogs @ 10:05 am.

Race route information:

The Route will be an out and back for this run. Please be honest and courteous to your fellow runners/walkers. The route will be on the North Central State trail, starting at the Trail head off of main street. There will not be parking at the start of the race. Please Park in legal areas that you can find around the trail head. (map of NCST:

The starting line for the race will be seeded for time and waved out based on the number of registrants we have. Fastest will be in the front and slower racers in the back. The half marathon will run 6.55 miles out and back. Racers will turn around at the aid station marked half marathon turn around. The 10k will go 3.05 miles out and an aid station will be at your marked 10k turn around. The 5k will have a small aid station at 1.55-mile mark and marked 5k turn around. 

Racers will finish the race and pick up their medals and times will be recorded and posted. 


Please consider Volunteering for this race. We love our volunteers, and no race is possible without you. <3



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