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Additional race information can be found at https://www.crystalmountain.com/event/north-mitten/.
RACE DAY - MAY 30th, 2021
The 2021 North Mitten Half Marathon,10K & 5K will take place at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville MI. The race starts and finishes at the base of the hill . The half marathon starts at 8am , the 10k at 830am and the 5k at 9am. All courses are a combination of open trail, dirt road and pavement. The North Mitten routes are primarily flat and do not climb the Mountain. This is a great spring race for beginners and run enthusiasts. The race is chipped timed and all racers receive a unique wood finisher medal. Awards given to the top 3 in each category and the top overall male and female in each race. Plus all racers are entered into a drawing to win a river kayak. If possible, a live awards ceremony will take place at the start/finish line at 1015am.
The 2021 race will be held in-person. Modifications will be made as necessary to meet COVID 19 requirements. Race space is limited to ensure social distancing. All final race protocols and race specific details will be emailed in a racers guide two weeks before the race. Packet pick up will be available Saturday May 29th from 2pm-6pm and Sunday May 30th from 7am -9am at Crystal Mountain in the conference center. If possible please plan to pick up on Saturday.
Kick off the summer and run with us on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. Stay at Crystal Mountain and make it a full weekend of resort family fun. Single night lodging is also available just down the road or make it an adventure and camp at one of many nearby campgrounds. We recommend booking reservations early for the holiday weekend. Be sure to set time aside to shop downtown Frankfort, visit the Lake Michigan beach or head north to visit the beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. There are many options to celebrate your race, depending on your preference choose from many local distilleries, restaurants, breweries, wineries and ice cream stops with more flavors than you can count.
We need you. The North Mitten is seeking volunteers and creative groups to cover aid stations stops. For more information please contact Janice at firstname.lastname@example.org
PLANT A TREE
North Mitten is dedicated to people and planet health! Give back to our planet and donate to plant a tree in memory of, in honor of or in support of someone close to you. Tree saplings are available at packet pick up or North Mitten events will plant it in your name. More information on the tree planting event available in early May. The funds raised will be used to purchase trees, support local charities, support the North Mitten race and the tree planting event.
We are excited to announce that North Mitten has partnered with North Sky Raptor Sanctuary for the 2021 North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k & 5k race. North Mitten will donate a portion of its proceeds to North Sky Raptor Sanctuary. Visit www.northskyraptor.org to learn more about their amazing work!
Race event provided by:
North Mitten LLC.
People and Planet Heath
Events. Adventure. Education.
THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING THE NORTH MITTEN!
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