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Dragons in the Woods

Sat October 19, 2024 Holt, MI 48842 US Directions


5k Run/Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Price increases after October 6, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


881 Grovenburg Rd
Holt, MI US 48842


Dragons In The Woods is in its 11th season!  We are excited to be back in 2024! The race will again be run on the majestic trails of Birchfield Park, in Holt. This challenging trail run is great for the seasoned runner or for families who want to walk/run together. All proceeds from the race benefit Island City Academy, a charter school in Eaton Rapids. Come out and join us Saturday, October 19th and compete for your chance to win one of four, awesome trophies!

Pricing - $25 until 10/06, then $30 until 10/18. Be sure to register early for a great discount and to be guaranteed a race shirt!

Group/Family pricing available - Sign up to 4 participants for only $85 until 10/06. Price increases to $95 from 10/07 until 10/18.

Awards for the Overall and Masters (40 and up), male and female. Pint glasses to the top three male and female in each age group.
Age groups: 12 and under, 13-16, 17-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 56-60, 61 and over.

Packet Pick-up will begin at 8:00 am day of the race

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and live on this website.

Refer friends and get a $10 refund

Get the word out to your friends about this great race! When you refer 3 or more participants you'll get a refund of up to $10.00! Details provided at checkout.

Donate and Receive a FREE Entry!

If you would like to support our school and get a free entry to the race donate $50. When you register for the race your entry will be free! Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50. ($25 discount applied during checkout. Valid until October 6th, and then it's $25 off your entry fee of $30) Donate $25 and you'll receive a $10 discount off your 5k race entry fee.

* Please note if you go to the donation page first and enter the donation the discount will not be applied for a free entry. You must register by choosing Sign Up first. 


T-shirts available until 10/16. Sizes Adult Small thru XXLarge and Youth Small thru XLarge available. Stay tuned for this years design/color! 



Awards to Overall winner and Master winner. Pint glasses to top three places in age group. Age Groups: 12 and under, 13-16, 17-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 56-60, 60+. 

We're working on a cool new design for this trophy this year - image coming soon! 




Time Frame Photo will be at the race! All participates in the race will be able to download their digital photo!

Feel free to grab Dane (the photographer) between finishers to have him shoot a group photo with friends or family!

Photos can be found here after the race:

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