About This Event Where else can you: Start and end in beautiful Saugatuck-Douglas, one of America’s finest beach towns, Climb 302 steps up a giant sand dune midway through a 15K run, If that doesn’t take your breath away, the view will. Run through historic streets, wooded trails and the famous secluded Ox-Bow artists’ colony.
Mt. Baldhead Challenge - 15K (9.3 miles) COURSE: The 15K course starts and ends at Beery Field in Douglas, heading west to Park Street , running through winding trails, ascending 302 stairs, running to Oval Beach, Lakeshore Drive, and re-turning to Douglas. It is not a closed course and participants must finish by 11:30 am. Maps available on the website mtbaldheadchallenge.com. Aid stations will be located throughout the course.
5K (3.1 miles) COURSE: Not up to a 15K? Run or walk the 5K. The course starts and ends at Beery Field in Douglas. There is a water/aid station on the course. Maps available on the website mtbaldheadchallenge.com
Little Feet, Big Feat 1K - Free A free “Little Feet, Big Feat” children’s run will take place during early packet pickup Friday, September 09, near Beery Field at 6 PM.
Registration ONLINE—Online at mtbaldheadchallenge.com or www.macssportstiming.com until September 08th (1159 PM EDT).
BY MAIL—Postmarked by September 5th and mailed to: **PO Box 211, Douglas MI 49406-0211**
LATE REGISTRATION—at Friday packet pick up or race day morning 6 AM to 7:45 AM. Cash and checks only at late registration.
Entry Fees $30.00 - 15K By Sept. 08 (11:59 PM) **$35 - Friday 9/9 and Saturday 9/10** $25.00 - 5K By Sept. 08 (11:59 PM) **$30 - Friday 9/9 and Saturday 9/10**
Friday Packet Pickup Friday, September 09th **4:00 PM to 7:00 PM** Beery Field—Corner of Center St. and Main St. Downtown Douglas
Race Day Schedule Saturday, September 10 - PACKET PICK UP / LATE REGISTRATION 6:00 AM to 7:45 AM Beery Field—Corner of Center St. and Main St., Downtown Douglas
Start Times 8:00 AM — 15K. 8:15 AM — 5K.
The first 300 runners to register are guaranteed this year's color of T-Shirt, later registrants may receive a different color comparable high quality Mt. Baldhead Tech shirt from a prior year.
Timing and Scoring
Timing and scoring will be chip/tag timed by Mac's Sports Timing. Results will be posted during the event and also can be viewed online shortly after the race. www.macssportstiming.com