Step into Summer 5k Trail Run/Walk and Kids Dash

1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Jun 11, 2016


South Haven, MI


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Step into Summer 5k Run/Walk

$20 $20 Closed

Step into Summer Kid's Dash

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

Late Registration and Packet Pick up is June 10th 5-7pm, and June 11 th 7-8:45 at Van Buren State Park at the Pavilion.

5k Race/Walk will begin at 9am

Kids Dash will begin upon completetion of 5k

Join us for a scenic trail 5k run/walk at Van Buren State Park.   We're putting the fun back in the run!

This is not your typical 5k it will include trail running/walking through the picturesque trails along Lake Michigan and on the beach.  It will challenge you all while enjoying the great outdoors! After the race drinks and snacks will be provided.  The kids dash will start after the completion of the 5k run.

This gorgeous location features lakeside sand dunes, woodland trails, picnic area, and modern camp sites.

This event will be hand-timed.  Remember it is quite a challenging route!

Please like our Facebook Page Step into Summer 5k Trail Run/Kids dash for the latest info as well as some great pictures from the 2015 event.

New for 2016 Step into Summer is part of the M140 Race Series

New for 2016 a $50.00 family rate has been added.  Please use only to register members of your immedate family.  2 adults and 3 children.

Age Groups:

6 and under, 7-9,10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

New For 2016:

All participants 18 and under will receive a participation medal for the 5k and the kids dash.

This 5k and Kid's Dash is a fundraiser for South Haven Public School Maple Grove Elementary.

You must have a recreation passport to enter the Van Buren State Park.  The cost is $11.00; they will be for sale the day of the race.  The passport is valid at any Michigan State Park

No dogs allowed on the 5k race course.

Dogs are allowed in the State Park.

Stroller are not recommended - may be difficult to push them through the trails and sand of the 5k trail run/walk

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