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Spectrum Health Danish Dash

Fri August 17 - Sat August 18
Location: Greenville, MI US 48838 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Walk Only, Other
821 W. Oak Street
Greenville, MI US 48838

The Spectrum Health Danish Dash will begin and end at Baldwin Heights Elementary School and take place on August 18 during the Danish Festival in Greenville. This USA Track & Field certified course will run through Tower Park, past historic Manoka Lake and around Baldwin Lake. The course provides a scenic view of Taylor Hops and will conclude with a gradual hill up Marvel Drive.

The race will be professionally timed and include a "Dress Like a Dane" costume contest, a photo booth, DJ and many fun and motivational surprises along the course. 

At packet pick up, participants who registered by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, August 1 will receive the shirt size they ordered. Those who registered after 11:59 p.m. on Friday, August 1 can choose from available remaining shirt sizes on a first come first served basis while supplies last.

5K medals awarded to top three male/female in the following age groups:                                                                             

9 & under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70 & up.

Danish gift basket to Overall male, Overall female, Master's male, Master's female and Dress Like a Dane costume contest winner.                            

The 1 Mile Walk and Half Mile Kids Run are non-competitive and untimed.

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Event Date Time Price Details
5K Run
8:00AM EDT
1 Mile Fitness Walk
8:05AM EDT
Half Mile Fun Run for Kids
9:30AM EDT
Eat Pasta... Run Fasta!
5:00PM EDT - 7:00PM EDT
Packet Pick Up and Late Registration

Friday, August 17 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Spectrum Health administration office

(701 S Greenville West, Suite 23 - behind Applebee's and next to the Secretary of State)


Friday, August 17 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. during the Eat Pasta... Run Fasta event at Flo's Pizzeria Ristorante & Sports Bar (107 S Lafayette Street) 


Saturday, August 18 from 7:00 - 7:45 a.m. (before the race) at Baldwin Heights Elementary School

(821 W Oak Street) 

5K Run

Registration: 7:00 a.m.       Race Start: 8:00 a.m.

5K course begins and ends on Faber on the east side of Baldwin Heights Elementary School.

1 Mile Walk

Registration 7:00 a.m.         Walk Start: 8:05 a.m. (immediately following the start of the 5K)

1 Mile Walk course begins and ends on Faber on the east side of Baldwin Heights Elementary School.

Half Mile Kids Run

Registration: 7:00 a.m.        Fun Run Start: 9:30 a.m.

Half Mile Kids Run course begins and ends on Faber on the east side of Baldwin Heights Elementary School.


This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the 2018 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 1, 2018 until December 31st, 2018. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win a trip to the Grand Hotel at Mackinac! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

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