The Ryan Walsworth Spear-It 5K

Sat June 11, 2022 Mears, MI 49436 US Directions

5K Run/Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after June 5, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Catch the Spear-It, In Person! The 5k Run and Walk held in beautiful, downtown Silver Lake at the Dune Town Mall is back in person this year!  The race course follows the lakeshore into the wooded, winding roads of the Upper Silver Lake area, providing beautiful scenery and natural landscapes that end right back at the Dune Town Mall.  This year’s run will be a fun run with each participant receiving a commemorative t-shirt and medal.  Trophy’s will be awarded to the top male and female runners.  Be sure to post your results and/or a post run photo to Facebook or Instagram, tagging the National Asparagus Festival, with the hashtag #SpearGus5k to be entered into our door prize drawings!

Race Sponsored by Shelby State Bank  

This event was renamed in honor of Ryan Walsworth, who passed away in early 2017. Ryan, a local asparagus farmer, was a faithful contributor and donor to NAF as well as supporting the asparagus and agriculture community here in Oceana County and beyond. We are honored to recognize Ryan's hard work and community spirit through the 5k.

5K Run & 5K Walk - Registration fee is $25

If you have questions about the event, please contact the 5K coordinator, Michele Amstutz, at (231)218-3818 or by email at

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