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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 16th year the event has been hosted. All events will feature finisher medals in 2023. Runners will receive also awards based on each races theme.
Race HQ Is changed! We will be meeting at the start / finish location on race day for races. (O'Kelly is NOT being used this year)
In 2022 Race Start/Finish 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.
Please be aware we will try to have a port-a-potty on site and there are no facility options at McLaren Fitness.
Packet Pickup Information
Sunday Pick Up & Late Registration (Cash only - no guarantee of giveaway) at the start / finish location only will be from 7:30 am to 8:45 am.
2023 Winter Warrior Race Dates:
Snowmans event: Sunday, January 22th, 2023
IceCube event: Sunday, February 19th, 2023
MudDog event: Sunday, March 19th, 2023
Single Race Entry Gift:
Snowmans event: Snowman race theme hat and race pint glass
IceCube event: IceCube race theme gloves and race pint glass
MudDog event: MudDog race theme long sleeve t-shirt and race pint glass
Race Series entry (3 races sign up prior to 1st race): Mud Dog Hoodie picked up at the last race.
Post Race Food:
Water will be available on course for the 10K and Half-marathon and after the race at the start / finish location.
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!!! All races will receive the same medal so if you chose different events at each race (such as mountain climb option) the medals will still show you are an ultimate winter warrior!
Age Group Awards:
Top 3 in each age group of each distance for each gender will receive awards.
16&Under 17-22 23-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 61-70 70&Up
All races start at 9:00 am
There will not be announced awards. Results will be posted live at the RunSignUp results page and at the start / finish area. Awards will be handed out at the start finish area as soon as they are available.
The finish line will remain open until 12:00 PM. After 3 hours the course and finish line will be closed. If you feel that you can't complete your half in 3 hours (15 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 hours can be added to the results by emailing them to the race director.
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!
Attached is the course map for the 2022 Winter Warrior Race Series. PLEASE NOTE START & FINISH ARE IN SAME LOCATIONS IN 2021 (Not the same as 2020)
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