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|Lake Michigan RTS 10k||
Time8:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
The Lake Michigan RTS combines Road, Trail, and Sand to provide a truly unique 10K experience along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Whether you’re a road racer looking to mix things up a bit, an avid trail runner, or just a glutton for punishment, this course has something for you.
Questions? Contact the Race Director here.
Your course begins on the rural roads of Laketown Township, making its way to a wooded trail. You will wind your way up, down, and around the woods that separate the road from the Lake Michigan until you feel the ground beneath you transition from dirt to sand. You will begin to make your way up and then down the Lake Michigan coast until you arrive at the giant double bowl dune. The reward for successfully climbing this beast is a breathtaking view of Lake Michigan, so be sure to turn around and take in the majesty of this Great Lake! Once you’ve caught your breath, it’s time to head straight back down the backside of the dune, back through the woods, and along the road back to the start.
This course is not for the faint of heart and we ask that only those who plan to run the majority of the course attend - there is a 3 hour time limit for this event. But if you’re able to conquer the rugged terrain, you will see why this has often been called “The toughest race you’ll ever love!”
**All proceeds of this event go to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation
Join us at Gazelle Sports on Friday July 7 for a pre-race prep rally and packet pick-up! We will have food, wine and beer along with giveaways, photos and more- get your packet a day early and avoid the pre-race hassle.
Date: Friday July 7, 2017 5:00pm-8:00pm
Gazelle Sports Holland
24 W. 8th Street
Holland, MI 49423
Park in downtown Holland and take a shuttle to the race site, at no additional cost! The shuttle will run from the front of Gazelle Sports beginning at 6:30am until 7:30am. It will begin return trips from the race at 10:00am with the last shuttle leaving at 11:00am.
Because we need to plan ahead in order to offer an incredible participant while raising money for Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation, we are not able to issue any refunds for registration of this race.
The event this year is now sold out and registration is closed. We will not be holding a waiting list. As we evaluate the capacity of the course, we hope be able to accommodate more runners next year, while maintaining the health and integrity of the natural land that we run on. We hope that you are able to join us for the 20th Anniversary in 2018!