Whitefish Point: Run for the Light

Saturday 14th October 2017

Paradise Michigan: 18335 N Whitefish Point Road, Paradise, United States

Running, Distance running, 5K, 10K


  • Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Running-10K - Individual Age group/open


Whitefish Point: Run for the Light on Saturday October 14, 2017

All proceeds will benefit ongoing restoration of the Whitefish Point Lighthouse. 

Voted "Best road race of 2014" by The Upper Peninsula Road Runners Club!

All participants will receive a Whitefish Point: Run for the Light Dri-FIT T-Shirt with Race Packet and receive special admission Group Visit rate of $9 (regularly $13) to the Shipwreck Museum. Awards to top two finishers in each Age Group, Male and Female, in each Race Event (10K Run and 5K Run/Walk). Awards to overall Top Finishers, Male and Female in each Race Event. Certificate of Finishing. Course: Chip Timing, Flat paved roadway. Participants are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes!

5K: $30

10K: $40

Age Groups: 14-under,15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-above

Race Packets may be picked up Friday October 13, from 12 noon to 7:00p.m. and Saturday, October 14, from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m at the Shipwreck Museum Store.





Event details and schedule

Historical Fog Horn blast starts all races at 8:30 am.

Parking availabe onsite at upper paved parking lot, car spaces along side road and lower gravel parking lot. The Start/Finish line will be in the upper paved parking lot in front of the WPBO building. Dri-FIT T-Shirt included in race packet for all registered participants. Additional shirts may be available for purchase after the race in the Museum Gift Store.

Medals for the first and second place finishers in each age group. Refreshments and award ceremony after the races in the newly restored Motor Life Boat House (next to the Shipwreck Museum Store). Fast flat scenic course. Aid Stations at the 5k and 10k turn arounds points

Enjoy the fall colors of the season and beautiful Whitefish Point, though bring some warm clothing if the weather turns cold.

Organised by

Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society

18335 N Whitefish Point Road, Paradise

Phone: 906-492-3747

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