The Winter Warriors Race Series

Sun January 19 - Sun March 8 Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 US Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

2000 S. Mission St.
Mt. Pleasant, MI US 48858

About This Activity
This event is setup and organized for runners who like to train and race outside during the tough winter months. If you are intimidated by ice, snow, wind or mud this race is not for you.

All races will begin at the same time. All runners will start within the city limits making their way out onto the beautiful Isabella county roads. This is the 13th year the event has been hosted.  All events will feature finisher medals in 2020.  Runners will receive also awards based on each races theme.

Race Location:
Race HQ Is at O'Kellys Sports Bar, 2000 S. Mission, Mt. Pleasant, MI. 
In 2020 Race Start/Finish has to move and parking for the race will be at
McLaren Fitness, 2600 Three Leaves Dr, Mt. Pleasant, MI.
The actual Start/Finish will be on the paved path parallel to Denison Dr which is a short walk from McLaren Fitness.
If possible please plan to carpool from Okellys to McLaren Fitness as there is only about 120 spots there.
Please also plan on using the restrooms at Okellys as there are limited options at McLaren Fitness.

Packet Pickup Information
Saturday Pick Up & Late Registration at Okellys will be 4pm to 7pm.
Sunday Pick Up & Late Registration at Okellys will be from 7am to 8:40am.  With the Start being at a different location you must Pick Up by 8:40am.

2020 Winter Warrior Race Dates:
Snowmans event: Sunday, January 19th, 2020
IceCube event: Sunday, February 9th, 2020
MudDog event: Sunday, March 8th, 2020 (Please be aware daylight savings time begins on this day)

Race Entry Gift:
Snowmans event: Snowman race theme gloves and race themed pint glass
IceCube event: IceCube race theme hoodie and race themed pint glass
MudDog event: MudDog race theme hat and race themed pint glass

Post Race Food: (Choose 1)
Bagel and Coffee @ Big Apple Bagel
Beverage of choice or $3 off meal @ O'Kellys Sports Bar & Grille

Half Marathon/10K/5k Finisher swag:
ALL RACE finishers will receive a race themed finisher medals!!!  Each race will be a different medal.  Finish and collect all 3 to show everyone that you are an Ultimate Winter Warrior!!!

Age Group Awards:
Top 3 in each age group of each distance will receive awards.

 Age Groups:
16&Under 17-22 23-28 29-34 35-40 41-46 47-52 53-58 59-64 65&Up

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the race director via e-mail at
Event schedule and times

Start Time:
All races start at 9:00 am

Awards Ceremony:
There will not be announced awards.  Results will be posted live at & awards will be available at Okellys starting at 10am.

Finish Line/Timing:
The finish line will remain open until 12:30 PM.  After 3.5 hours the course and finish line will be closed.  If you feel that you can't complete your half in 3.5 hours (16 min. pace) then please make sure to notify a race official before starting and come prepared with a way of getting your own time.  Times over 3.5 hours can be added to the results by emailing them to the race director.



Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

Here is a nice video on one way to stud your running shoes!  It works get for when running on direct ice or pavement and cost less than $5!


Course Map

Attached is the course map for the 2020 Winter Warrior Race Series.  PLEASE NOTE START & FINISH ARE IN NEW LOCATIONS IN 2020!


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