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Rock the Light 5K Run/Walk & 10-Miler

Sat June 8 - Fri December 13, 2024 Northport, MI 49670 US Directions

Events

5k Run/Walk

$25 06/08 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends June 7, 2024 at 5:00pm EDT

10-Miler

$35 06/08 8:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends June 7, 2024 at 5:00pm EDT

Virtual 5K Run/Walk

$25 Registration ends December 13, 2024 at 11:59pm EST

Virtual 10-Miler

$35 Registration ends December 13, 2024 at 11:59pm EST

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.grandtraverselighthouse.com/events/rock-the-light-5k/.

Place

15500 N. Lighthouse Pt. Rd.
Northport, MI US 49670

Description

5K Run/Walk

Event:  5K start/finish at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Gift Shop inside Leelanau State Park.  (runners, walkers, strollers, and dogs are welcome)
Event Date: Saturday, June 8, 2023
Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 12 noon 
Price: $25.00 Race Fee

Upgrade to Ladies Tech Tank or Mens Tech Crew for an additional $15.00.
Packet pick-up: will be the morning of the race from 8:00-8:45 am    Online registration will end at 5 pm on Friday, June 7.  You may also register in person the day of the race from 8 am to 8:45 am.  

10-Miler
Event:  10-Miler start/finish at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Gift Shop inside Leelanau State Park. 
Event Date: Saturday, June 8, 2023
Start Time: 8:30 am
End Time: 12 noon 
Price: $35.00 Race Fee

Add a Ladies' Tech Tank or Men's Tech Crew for an additional $15.00.
Packet pick-up: will be the morning of the race from 7:30-8:15 am    Online registration will end at 5 pm on Friday, June 7.  You may also register in person the day of the race from 7:30 am to 8:15 am.

The event is chip-timed by Epic Race Timing, Inc.  Five-year age group awards (top 3 in each age group) will be available under the tent after the race.  All participants will also receive a race t-shirt, a finisher medal, a complimentary pancake breakfast, and admission to the lighthouse.  Bib numbers will be put into a drawing for prizes that can be picked up right after you finish the race.  This race is included in the Traverse City Track Club's 2024 Grand Prix Series.  

**Please note:  A recreation passport is needed for vehicle entry into Leelanau State Park.

Course
The course will start at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Gift Shop, inside Leelanau State Park (15500 N. Lighthouse Pt. Rd.)  The 5k will be an out and back to N. Purkiss Rd.  This is a flat course.  The 10-Miler will be an out and back to Woolsey Airport.  The final course map will be available closer to the date pending approval from the County Road Commission.  

Aid Stations
5K-There will be one aid station at the turn around point on N. Purkiss Rd. and the finish line.  10-Miler will have 4 aid stations approximately every 2.5 miles and the finish line.  

Virtual Option
If you aren't able to run with us in person, you can still sign up and run or walk it virtually.  We'll mail you your race packet after race day.   You may do your virtual race anytime between January 22, 2024- December 13, 2024.  Just register for this event.  Choose your date.  Run or walk a 5k (3.1 miles) or 10 miles.  Share your photos with us on our FACEBOOK pages:  Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum and/or Friends of Leelanau State Park.  We will begin shipping packets after June 1st for virtual registrants.

Contact the Race Director, Race Director Rose Coleman at RoseColeman@outlook.com or Assistant Race Director Stef Staley at sstaley2525@gmail.com for more information.  

 

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