Dragons in the Woods

Sat October 16, 2021 Holt, MI 48842 US Directions

5k Run/Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT Price increases after September 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
881 Grovenburg Rd
Holt, MI US 48842

Dragons In The Woods is in its ninth season!  We are excited to be back in 2021! The race will again be run on the majestic trails of Birchfield Park, in Holt. This challenging trail run is great for the seasoned runner or for families who want to walk/run together. All proceeds from the race benefit Island City Academy, a charter school in Eaton Rapids. Come out and join us Saturday, October 16th and compete for your chance to win one of four, awesome dragon trophies!

Pricing - $25 until 9/30, then $30 until 10/15. Be sure to register early there is no race day registration.

Group/Family pricing available - Sign up 3 to 5 participants for only $65 until 9/30. Price increases to $75 from 10/1 until 10/15.

Awards for the Overall, Masters(40 and up) and Grand Masters(50 and up), male and female. Medals to the top three male and female in each age group.
Age groups: 12 and under, 13-16, 17-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 56-60, 61 and over.

Packet Pick-up will begin at 8:00 am day of the race

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and live on this website.

Refer friends and get a $10 refund

Get the word out to your friends about this great race! When you refer 3 or more participants you'll get a refund of up to $10.00! Details provided at checkout.

Donate and Receive a FREE Entry!

If you would like to support our school and get a free entry to the race donate $50. When you register for the race your entry will be free! Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50. ($25 discount applied during checkout. Valid until September 30th, and then it's $25 off your entry fee of $30) Donate $25 and you'll receive a $10 discount off your 5k race entry fee.

* 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. 


Awards to Overall winner and Master winner. Medals to top three places in age group. Age Groups: 12 and under, 13-16, 17-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 56-60, 60+

2019 awards shown. 2021 images coming soon!


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

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