Additional race information can be found at http://www.active.com/oscoda-mi/running/distance-running-races/shore-fun-beach-run-oscoda-mi-2017.
The Shore Fun Beach run is and exciting and rare opportunity to run the beautiful sandy shores of Oscoda, MI. Featuring both a 5k run and walk as well as a 1 mile kids run, this is an incredible event for the entire family. If you love art shows please feel welcome to check out our sister event "Art on the Beach" happening just one block away! And of course after the run, continue to have fun at the Oscoda Beach park soaking up the sun and playing in the waters of Lake Huron. As this is a beach run please understand that this may involve running in the water at times and uneven sand. It is a beach and the terrain can change! Wear shoes you don't mind getting wet and dirty!
All profits go to HealthQuest, who will put the proceeds to work in the community. HealthQuest is a local organization of volunteers dedicated to inspring and educating the community to thrive and live healthy, happy, balanced and energetic lives!
Event details and schedule
Registration and Packet Pickup opens at 10:00 AM
5K run/walk begins at 11:00 AM
1 mile Beach Run begins at 12:00 NOON
Beer Served at 12:00 NOON
Awards at 12:30- Awards for top male and top female in each age group. All 1 mile participants receive a medal.
The 5K course is and out and back that begins at the Oscoda Pier starts by heading south then heads south at the turnaround point. The course runs along the shore of Lake Huron.
The 1 mile kids run is also an out and back that begins at the Oscoda Pier and heads south half a mile before turning around to head back north. This course also runs along the shore of Lake Huron.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your event time to allow time for registration and packet pickup. There will be yoga and streaching demonstrations held before the events start if you would like to arrive earlier.
Please Park at Furtaw Field (will send map)
Bring a photo and ID and a presigned waiver to help registration run smoothly
Bring your camera, spending money, and maybe your beach supplies if you would like to spend the day at the beach and art show after the event!
Wear clothing and shoes you are comfortable in but not afraid to get wet! This is a beach run and you may have to enter the water at some points in the course!
As these routes run along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Huron. Keep in mind it is a beach and the terrain can change. Expect to get wet, running in the water and uneven sand will be expected. PLEASE stay as close to the shoreline as possible as the beach does go along private property. Please be respectful of the homeowners and keep the beach clean.
T- Shirts only guaranteed if registered 3 weeks prior to event!
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