Moonlight Bootlegger 5k - Northville, MI

Sat May 15, 2021 Northville, MI 48167 US Directions


$50 9:00PM EDT Registration ends May 15, 2021 at 9:00pm EDT

Virtual 5k

$35 Registration ends May 14, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Important Message Regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

We will be working closely with the city to implement all necessary Covid measures to have a safe in-person event. Modifications may include removal of post race activities, wave starts, and modified courses. We cannot predict what May will look like in terms of the current pandemic, but we are committed to doing everything we can to host a live event. Please make sure you are aware of our refund policy prior to signing up. We hope to see everyone in May!


We cannot believe we are at year number 9 of this fun event at Maybury State Park.  2020 definitely made for a different kind of race, but we are hopeful for some sort of normalcy in May!

Just like our bootleggin’ ancestors, see if you can make it through the moonlit woods to get to the stompin’ grounds, where you can enjoy Piedmont Distillers’ moonshine and flatfoot it to live music.

For those new to Bootleggin', this race takes place after dark.  Athletes must have a headlamp or flashlight.  The trails at Maybury are amazing, and mostly free of roots to trip on.  We will put out 300+ tea lights along the trail so you know which way to go!  If pandemic rules allow, we will have moonshine cocktails and live music for athletes at the finish line!

49601 8 Mile Rd
Northville, MI US 48167
Race Swag

5k Registration Includes:
Custom Bootlegger 5K shirt
2 moonshine cocktails
Live Bluegrass Music
Race Photography
Finisher's Medal
Commemorative moonshine mason jar to enjoy your cocktails in! 

Virtual Registration Includes:
Custom Bootlegger 5K shirt
Finisher's Medal


May 15th, 2021

  • 7:00pm -  8:45pm - Packet Pickup (depending on current conditions due to Covid packet pickup may be in person, drive thru, or contactless)
  • 9:00 pm - We will either have a wave start or rolling time trial start depending on current Covid protocols.  Please make sure to enter your estimate 5K finish time for coral selection and time trial start
  • 10:30pm(est.) - Awards
  • 11:00 pm - Course closed
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