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Farmland 5K & Free For All Bike - December 7, 2019

Farmland 5KThis Saturday!

Farmland events feature a 5K (3.1 miles) cross country style running race, and for cycling fans, the event features the relaxed but competitive “Free for All” bike race, a 6-lap (12 miles) event where the cyclists choose any bike to compete.

The December date was chosen to offer a “naturally tough, true northern Michigan” event no matter the weather.

All finishers will receive a free post-race re-fuel featuring soup, cornbread, hot coffee and hot chocolate and a limited quantities of Short’s microbrewery beer will be complimentary to finishers age 21 and older.

Online registration closes Thursday, December 5th at noon. Make sure to register now!

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TRED Event Listing

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 monthly email blast that reaches over 13,000 people in the Grand Traverse area. Our goal is to share information 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 at



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TRED Event Calendar

Events in NW Michigan


Farmland 5K

December 7, 2019

Christmas Miracle Mile/Ugly Sweater Dash

December 21, 2019

TCTC Jingle Bell Run

December 22, 2019

TC Trimdown

January 7, 2019

Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race

January 19, 2019