Join us for the 11th Annual Friends of Fishtown 5K
Sat, July 20, 2019 • 9am
Our beautiful course winds through Leland’s neighborhoods and along the Leland River, starting and finishing in the heart of Fishtown. Gradual climbs and descents make this an event for the serious runner or the whole family! Proceeds help us preserve and maintain the historical integrity of Fishtown, and ensure that it remains publicly accessible.
- Corral Starting Line – Fastest runners at front
- RFID Chip Timing* – Timed by Endurance Evolution of Traverse City
- Age categories – 12-under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
- Participants – Runners, walkers, strollers, and leashed dogs are welcome to run/walk
- 5K Route Map – Click here
- After Race information – TBA
- Qualified Race of the Traverse City Track Club’s Grand Prix Race Circuit – More Info
- Online registration Thur, Feb 1 thru Wed, July 17 at 11:59pm ~ Click here to register now.
- $30 per participant – Feb 1 to June 30**
- $35 per participant – July 1-20 in-person:* Thursday and Friday, July 18-19 –10am-6pm at the FPS office (203 E. Cedar, Leland) – and 10am-6pm at the Welcome Center in Fishtown – Saturday, July 20 before 8:30am on race morning in Fishtown
* You MUST be registered prior to 8:30am on race day to be chip timed.
** Registrations through Sunday, June 30 will receive preferred t-shirt size.
- Registration includes:
- Fishtown 5K athletic tee**
- Hydration stations throughout course
Reusable water bottle
- Post-race refreshments
- The chance to win incredible race medals unique to Fishtown!
- Friday, July 19 – 2-6pm in the Munnecke Room, Leland Township Library at 203 E. Cedar St. Leland – between Library and Leelanau Historical Museum
- Saturday, July 20 – Before 8:30am in Fishtown (race day)
Fish Costume Contest
Our 11th Annual Fishtown 5K costume contest theme is “Fish.” In addition to our amazing 5K race medals, specific medals will be given for the best fish costume and the first three fish to cross the finish line! (You must be registered for the race to win.)
Register early to get your t-shirt size! Registrations through June 30 will receive preferred t-shirt size – Youth S, M, L (select Adult S for Youth XL) and Adult S-M-L-XL-XXL (Note: Shirts are wicking and will not shrink). Those registering between July 1-20 will not be guaranteed their first size choice. Don’t need a t-shirt? Choose to make an additional contribution to Fishtown Preservation by opting out.
Our Fishtown 5K race sponsorships offer your business, family or organization a great promotional opportunity while also helping preserve Fishtown. Click here for our Sponsorship Packet. For more information please call 231-256-8878 or email [email protected]
Start 2 Finish $1500
Whitefish Sponsors $500
Chub Sponsors $250
Custom Sponsorships – It’s up to you!