Racer Info

PARKING: 

  • Primary Locations:
    • Charlotte Performing Arts Center - 378 State St, Charlotte, MI 48813 (200 parking spaces)
    • AL!VE  - 800 W. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte, MI 48813 (100 parking spaces)
    • Falik Dentistry - 790 W. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte, MI 48813 (90 parking spaces)
  • Overflow Locations:
    • Weymouth Child Development - 346 State St, Charlotte, MI 48813 (90 parking spaces)
    • Kala Mapes Dentist - 917 W Lawrence Ave, Charlotte, MI 48813 (40 parking spaces)

PACKET PICK-UP:

  • 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ AL!VE (race headquarters) - in the parking lot near the pavilion
  • 3 EZ Up Tents: First Letter of your LAST NAME
    • A - G
    • H - P
    • Q - Z
  • Day of Registration
    • Near the Q - Z line (BRING YOUR CELLPHONE)
    • We'll have QR Codes to scan, bringing you right to RunSignUp
    • We accept: CASH, CHECK, CARD, VENMO
       

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: (** Please note award times are approximate)

  • 7:30 AM       Packet Pick Up Opens
    10:00 AM     **Fast Fitty (54 mile) race STARTS
    10:10 AM     **The Speedy (36 mile) race STARTS
    10:15 AM     **The Shorty (19 mile) race STARTS
    11:30 AM     Beer Garden is OPEN, ready to serve AND Food Truck is ready to serve
    12:15 PM     **The SHORTY awards/podium presentation
    1:00 PM       **The SPEEDY awards/podium presentation
    1:30 PM       **The FAST FITTY awards/podium presentation
  • All Race Start times above that are " ** " are tentative; Race Director will hold start of each race to allow people to either get to the START area or get through the crowd of racers to get into their wave

 

RACE RESULTS:

COURSE MARKING / COURSE MARSHALS:

  • ALL 3 courses: N Wheaton Rd. & Foote St - the race Starts and Finishes on Foote St.  Sheriff or Police Dept. will hold traffic to start each wave
  • ALL 3 courses: N Wheaton Rd. & Valley Hwy - appx. 1 mile into the race, you turn LEFT on Valley off N. Wheaton Rd.  Sheriff or Police Dept. will hold traffic so the racers can turn left on Valley
  • ALL 3 courses: M-79 & Stine Rd. - this crossing will have an Eaton County Sheriff's car stopping M-79 traffic (both ways) and allowing you to race through.  The last 1/4 mile on Stine Rd prior to crossing M-79 is a pretty steep decline and your speed will be higher than average
  • FAST FITTY & SPEEDY courses: Lacey Lake Rd. & Kalamo Highway - Sheriff or Police Dept. will hold traffic so racers can go STRAIGHT across Kalamo Highway
  • FAST FITTY course: Stoney Point Highway & Ionia Rd - 2 man volunteer team
  • FAST FITTY course: M66 & Maple Grove Rd. - 2 man volunteer team
  • THE SPEEDY course: Follett Highway & Ionia Rd. - 2 man volunteer team
  • THE SPEEDY course: M79 & N. Pease Rd. - 2 man volunteer team
  • THE SHORTY course: M79 & Bradley Rd. - 2 man volunteer team
     
    AID STATIONS
  • FAST FITTY - M66 & Cox Rd - appx. 18 miles into the race
  • FAST FITTY - M79 & Curtis Rd - appx. 32 miles into the race
  • THE SPEEDY - N. Pease Rd. & Carlisle Highway - appx. 18 miles into the race

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