The 8th Annual Whitefish Point: Run for the Light
10k Run and 5k Run/Fun Walk
Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.
All proceeds will benefit ongoing restoration of the Whitefish Point Lighthouse
Where: Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Time: Foghorn Start at 8:30 a.m.
Race Fees: 5K: $30, 10K: $40
Registration: Register onsite at the Shipwreck Coast Museum Store (through October 12, until 6 p.m.) or online at www.Active.com (through October 12 by 1 p.m.) or download Race Registration Form and mail with payment (received by October 10). Onsite registration will not be available the day of the race.
Race Packets may be picked up Friday, October 12, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, October 13, from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at the Shipwreck Coast Museum Store.
All participants will receive a 2018 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. Course: Chip Timing, Flat Paved Roadway. Participants are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes! This is a family friendly (and dog friendly) event, it’s just a lot of fun with some serious competition thrown in. Refreshments and awards ceremony in the recently restored Motor Lifeboat House, next to the Shipwreck Coast Museum Store. No refunds, transfers or deferrals on race applications.
We have expanded our age groups this year too!
Age Groups: 14-under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-above
We need volunteers!
Our annual Whitefish Point: Run for the Light would not be possible without our awesome volunteers. Call the Shipwreck Society office at (906) 635-1742 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. Positions available at the registration tables, start and finish line, and along the course at the two turn around points. Volunteers recieve a Whitefish Point: Run for the Light Dri-FIT T-Shirt and Museum Pass.
Become an Official Sponsor!
Sponsors will be acknowledged via our website, onsite banner during race awards, social media, GLSHS Newsletter and at the award ceremony after the race.
Download Sponsorship Form
Our 2017 Sponsors include:
Adventure Marine & Outdoor Sports, Call 906-630-2157. Thank you Jack and Renee for your sponsorship!
Albert Heating & Cooling, Inc. 3147 S M-129, Sault Ste Marie, MI, 49783. Call 906-632-6900. Thank you for your sponsorship!
Berry Patch Gifts, Bakery & Restaurant 8234 N M-123, PO Box 200, Paradise, MI, 49768. Call 906-492-3330. Thank you Shirley for your support!
Healthy & Fit Magazine Mid-Michigan’s Original Health and Fitness Publication. For more information please call 517.599.5169. Thank you for your support!
Warren and Colleen Mullen, Paradise, MI, 49768. Thank you for your support!
Paradise Area Chamber of Commerce Gateway to Tahquamenon Falls and Whitefish Point. Thank you for your support!
Real Estate Paradise, LLC, Dave Grondin, Jane Grondin, and Derrek Tait, 7967 N M-123, Paradise, MI, 49768. Email email@example.com or call 906-492-3750 Superior Shores Realty, Tahquamenon Suites Lodging, Whitefish Gallery. Thank you Dave, Jane and Derrek for your sponsorship!
Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau PO Box 1000, 225 E Portage Ave., Sault Ste Marie, MI, 49783. Email Linda Hoath at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 906-632-3366. Thank you Linda for your sponsorship!
The Lodge at Silver Creek 155 M-123, Eckerman, MI, 49728. Call 906-630-2157. Thank you Jack and Renee for your sponsorship!
Whitefish Bay Corporation Paradise Inn PO Box 134, Paradise, MI, 49768. Call 906-492-3940. Thank you Michael for your support!
Whitefish Township PO Box 350, Paradise, M,I 49768. Thank you Whitefish Township with Ambulance/Fire Truck support onsite the day of our Whitefish Point: Run for the Light!
Winter Septic Service & Drain 15790 N Blueberry LN, Paradise, MI, 49768. Call Doug Laub at 906-492-3947. Thank you Doug for your sponsorship!
Whitefish Point: Run for the Light 2016 pictures