Events Calendar

Wheatlake Festival of Races

Date: May 19, 2018 Time: 6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Event Description Half Marathon and 10K Run
Registration: 6 a.m. Race Start: 8 a.m.
Complimentary bussing to start locations from Big Rapids Middle School departing at 6:45 a.m. and 7 a.m. 
Half Marathon Course: Starts at the Reed City Depot.
10K Course: Starts at Paris Park
Both races end at the Bandshell behind Big Rapids Middle School. The course closes at 11 a.m.

5K Run & Wellness Walk
Run Registration: 7 a.m. Run Start: 8 a.m.
Walk Registration: 8:30 a.m. Walk Start: 9:30 a.m.
Course: Starts at Hemlock Park, ends at the Bandshell

 Kids Dash - children 10 years or younger
Registration: 10 a.m. Dash: 10:30 a.m.
Course: Big Rapids Middle School soccer field/ Participants receive a special prize.

Free Skin Cancer Screenings
8:30a.m. to 10:30a.m.
Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center staff will provide free screenings at the Bandshell

Early Packet Pick-Up
Friday, May 18 from 4p.m. to 8p.m.
Run and walk packets will be available to pick up in the Holiday Inn Conference Center lobby


Event Location Bandshell located behind Big Rapids Middle School
500 N. Warren Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Contact Information
231.592.4489
Set a Reminder
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before the event.