Sat August 5, 2023 Hillsdale, MI 49242 US Directions


Track the YAC Run/Walk

$30 $25 9:00AM EDT Price increases after July 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT


300 Waterworks Drive
Sandy Beach
Hillsdale, MI US 49242


Please join the Hillsdale County Community Foundation for the 2023 Track the YAC Run/WalkThis is a family friendly 5k run/walk that begins at Sandy Beach.  The route starts at the Sandy Beach recreation area, on paved roads around Baw Beese Lake, and the last stretch is along the paved Hillsdale Rotary bike path, ending at the Sandy Beach recreation area.

Proceeds from this event support the W.K. Kellogg Youth Advisory Fund for projects designed and implemented by youth, for youth.

Pricing: Early registration $20 thru May 31st. $25 June 1st until July 31st. $30 August 1st until August 4th.

Run for FREE with a donation - Details below

T-shirts: are guaranteed with entry by July 16, 2023.

Awards: Overall Male and Female winners as well as first place in each age group (male & female) 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+

Race day morning Packet Pickup: Starting at 7:30 am at the race location.

Course: Please see the course map tab at the top of the page. There is plenty of parking at the race location.

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Your results will be live after the race and available on this website!

Run For FREE!

Donate $100 and you'll receive a FREE entry! Discounted entry fees for donations of $75 - $50! 

Free entry is valid until 7/31 then it's a $25 discount off the entry fee with a $100 donation. 

Steps to receive your free/discounted entry: 

1. Choose Sign Up and follow the steps to register for the race

2. You will be routed to the Donation page during registration, choose the donation level

3. Your discounted/free entry will be reflected in the cart during checkout.

* Please note if you go to the donation page first and enter the donation the discount will not be applied for a free entry. You must register by choosing Sign Up first. 

Thank you for your support!

Hillsdale County YOUTH Advisory Council

The Hillsdale County Community Foundation YOUTH was established in October of 1991.  The YOUTH Advisory Council has an ongoing program for studying the assets, needs, and concerns of the young people of Hillsdale County.  YOUTH has a special endowment fund, initially made possible by a challenge grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, to make available grant dollars to benefit and involve young people in Hillsdale County. The current YOUTH Council has 25 members including: Camden-Frontier, Sam Brown and Tydann Cooney; Hillsdale Academy, Riley Coupland, Keturah Neukom, and Caroline Roberts; Hillsdale, Kate Nolan and Keegan Oxley; Homeschool, Eve Goodlife; Jonesville, Hallie James, Maria Mandrelle, Abigail Nevins, Damion Scharer and Emily Toner; Litchfield, Eliza Alvarez; North Adams-Jerome, Carly Beach and Cheyanne Welch; Pittsford, Ava Mallar and Riley McCumber; Reading, Ava Potter and Luke Potter; Waldron, Jena Fellabaum and Emma Wines; and Will Carleton Academy, Clemmie Gadwood, Jack Thielen and James VanCamp.  Anyone wishing further information regarding the YOUTH may call the Foundation office at (517) 439-5101 or visit

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