Lake Michigan RTS

Sat July 17, 2021 Holland, MI 49423 US

Join Gazelle Sports on July 17, 2021 for the toughest race you'll ever love!

Morning start is sold out! Limited spots left in the evening start.

On the 10k course, you'll catch the quiet of rural roads, the twists and turns of natural wooded trails, then the challenge and reward of a dune climb that will take your breath away- literally!

To ensure a safe in-person event, we will be capping each start window to ensure our ability to provide a safe experience for all participants, staff and volunteers.

***NOTE: All runners will be assigned a wave start time. 

Registration opens at 9:00am on May 1, 2021, and it will sell out. Bookmark this page, and set your alarm!

Lake Michigan RTS combines Road, Trail, and Sand to provide a truly unique race 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 running adventurer, either course has something for you.

The best part? All proceeds benefit P.O.R.T. through Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation.

Please be aware that this is a challenging race- it will start out on the road, head into hilly trails, and through soft dune sand at a steep incline. 

A special thanks to Michigan Awesome as our presenting partner for Lake Michigan RTS 2021!

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Important Event Updates

On Course Water/Hydration:

  • All participants are required to carry their own hydration during the race.
  • There will be water to fill your bottle/hydration system at the start of the race, but participants are encouraged to come with fully filled hydration system.
  • Boxed water will be available at the finish line

It will be very hot on the course- especially in the dune bowl. You MUST have a hydration system, water bottle, or other method to carry water with you in order to be allowed to start the race.

Packet Pick Up:

  • All participants must pick up their packets prior to arrival at the race site at one of the following options:
  • Thursday July 15 || 6p-8pm || Holland Civic Center (150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423) This will be a drive through packet pick up.
  • Friday July 16 || 11am-7pm || Gazelle Sports Holland (24 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423)
  • Saturday July 17 || 12p-4p || Gazelle Sports Holland (24 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423) This option available only for evening start participants.
Lake Michigan RTS
Intersection of 66TH St and 144th St
Holland, MI US 49423
Race Contact Info

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Racejoy Unavailable

Much of the Lake Michigan RTS course runs through private property. We are granted easement for the event only. Out of respect for the privacy of the landowners, we are not permitted to publish the detailed course map needed in order to activate Racejoy for this course. 

Thank you to our sponsors!

We couldn't put on this event without the support of our sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Gold and Silver Sponsors


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