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Great Beerd Run 5K: November 11, 2017

Join us at the Pavilion Tent for the Great Beerd Run- a 5k fun run designed to celebrate all things Beer and Beard. This is an untimed run with on course beer tastings featuring Beards Brewery, Short's Brewery and Right Brain Brewery.

There will also be a post-race Beer Tent featuring a Best Beard Contest, race grub, music, and beer.

Registration Fee includes race entrance, knitted beard beanie, bottle opener/race medal, 3 beer samples, one glass of beer during the post-race party and entrance into post-race party featuring live music. Prizes will be awarded for the First Place Male and Female as well as for Best Natural Beard and Best Assisted Beard.

Categories & Prices :
$40  September- November 11, 2017

NEW IN 2017 We are offering a $30 registration fee with all of the great race perks- minus the beard beanie.
The race is open to participants 21 or over. Must provide photo ID.


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10th Annual Up North Media Turkey Trot: November 23, 2017

Family-friendly 5K and 5 mile run/walk on Thanksgiving morning

The 10th Annual Up North Media Turkey Trot presented by 4Front Credit Union is a great way to spend time with friends and family before your Thanksgiving celebration.

• Improved course for reduced congestion and enhanced runner flexibility
• Canine family members are welcome
• Indoor packet pickup


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Farmland 5K Run & Free for All Bike
December 2, 2017

The Farmland 5K Run and Free for All Bike is Traverse City's winter weather running and biking event held in the spirit of European style cross country held on a dedicated cross country course on private farmland.  

No matter the weather, a fun off-road course awaits you, followed by great hot food, hot chocolate, and Short's! And the Free for All event welcomes a quick and fun 6 loop fat, cross, mountain, and single speed bike competition for all.

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Event promoters, please contact us and take advantage of a listing on our calendar and email newsletter blasts.

What is TRED? 

Traverse Region Event Directive’s mission is to celebrate healthy living through the promotion of quality competitive events in the Greater Grand Traverse Area.

The TRED email newsletter is a periodic email blast that reaches over 10,000 people in the Grand Traverse area. Our goal is to share information and contacts and to bring the power of numbers to each event, promoting quality athletic events in our amazing location. Be sure to check out our event calendar to find out what is going on in  and around Traverse City. If you are a runner, a cyclist or anyone that appreciates healthy living this is the place for you. Visit our TREDNorth website.

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Serving Michigan customers since 1933.With more than 120 EZ Mart convenience store locations, your nearest EZ Mart store is just around the corner. Blarney Castle also offers Propane and Home Heating Oil service as well as Commercial Fuel and Bulk Lubricant sales.


TRED Event Calendar

Events in NW Michigan



Great Beerd Run

November 11, 2017



10th Annual Turkey Trot

November 23, 2017



Farmland 5K Run & Free for
All Bike

December 2, 2017



Resolution Run

January 1, 2018