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A zombie themed 5K (3.1 mi) run/walk. (course)

The race will start and finish at Right Brain Brewery, 225 East Sixteenth Street
Traverse City, Mi. (map)

The race starts at 9am Saturday, October 28, 2017.

All proceeds from this event will go to TART Trails.

Adult 18 and up $30
Teen 13-17 $20
Child 12 and under $15
Prices go up $5 after Oct. 26th

2017 T-shirtAll registered participants will receive a race t-shirt, professionally timed results, race bib, post race refreshments and entertainment. (T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for registrations after October 20th.)

Parking is limited at Right Brain Brewery. Please park at Cone Drive (map) or Thirlby Field (map). You may also park throughout Central Neighborhood. Parking is not allowed at nearby private businesses, Sixteenth Street, east of Cass Street or on Lake Ridge Drive. Better yet, ride your bike and leave it with us at our bike valet.

2017 MedalMedals will be awarded to the overall top male and female runners and age group winners. There will also be prizes for the best costumes.

Packet pick up will take place from 4pm-7pm on Friday, October 27th, 2017 at Right Brain Brewery. Please check online for your bib number prior to coming to packet pick-up to help speed up the process.

Late registration will take place during packet pick up and on race day from 7am-8:30am.

Results are available on your smartphone within minutes of finishing at Searchable results will be available under Results on this website.

To help insure you will get an accurate finish time, please pin all four corners of the race number horizontally on the outside of any jacket or clothing on the front as close to the waist as possible. Water carriers or gel packs near the number can also affect the read. Wearing the number visibly on the front will insure a finish time.

We are still looking for volunteers to manage the zombies horde! A volunteer party will be held on Thursday October 26th at Right Brain Brewery. Food and your first drink will be on us. Plus we will be giving out prizes! Click here to check out the volunteer oportunities!

This event will take place rain or shine, so dress appropriately. There is no gear check available at this event. The Zombie Run is not responsible for any lost items.

Dogs are welcomed and are encouraged to dress up. All dogs should be well socialized to people as well as other dogs. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

November 24, 2017 8:30am

Turkey Trot

The 9th Annual Up North Media Traverse City Turkey Trot has been a family favorite for the past nine years. We start Thanksgiving day off right with two different race distances; a 5K and a 5 mile, to promote healthy lifestyles as well as give back to local charities. All runners receive a commemorative long-sleeved Turkey Trot t-shirt as well as draw string style grab bag loaded with bottled water, coupons and SWAG worth well more than the price of entry! Invite the whole family to participate in this one-of-a-kind event in Traverse City, MI.

Packet pickup: Wednesday 11/23 4:30-7pm & Thursday 11/24 7-8:30am at Thirlby Field. 

LEAP Under the Lights: Wednesday 11/23 5-7pm at Thirlby Field 

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December 2, 2017 10:00am

Farmland 5k

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.  A classic turfgrass course awaits you with knee high barriers including straw bales, fallen logs, wood fence and stone fence.  

2017 Event Schedule

Friday, December 1, 2017:
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  - Packet Pick up at Einstein Cycles in Traverse City

Saturday, December 2, 2017:
10:00 a.m. - Event site opens for parking and packet pick-up.  Warm fires and porta jons stand by to keep you warm and ready. 
10:30 a.m.  - Late registration and packet pick-up opens on-site.
12:00 noon - 5K foot race, mass shot gun start.
12:30 - Post Race Party Starts!  And go ahead, set up your own tailgate party!
1:00 p.m. - "Free for All" bike race, mass shot gun start.
1:15 p.m. - Awards at the Hay Wagon, Top 3 in age category, special awards to overall, masters and super masters, teams and costumes.

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