Whitefish Point: Run for the Light

The 7th Annual Whitefish Point: Run for the Light
10k Run and 5k Run/Fun Walk
Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.

Download Registration Form or Register Online or call 906-635-1742.

All proceeds will benefit ongoing restoration of the Whitefish Point Lighthouse

Rob Koleski (left) running for the Ronald McDonald House in LansingWhere: 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 13, until 7 p.m.) or online at www.Active.com (through midnight October 12) or download Race Registration Form and mail with payment (received by October 11). Onsite registration will not be available the day of the race.

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

All participants will receive a 2017 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! 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 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 swilde@shipwreckmuseum.com 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:

A Piece of Paradise 15790 N Blueberry LN, Paradise, MI, 49768. Email Jody Laub at apieceofparadise14@gmail.com or call 906-420-5757. Thank you Jody for your sponsorship!

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!

Art Store Frame Shop 2621 Ashmun Street, Sault Ste Marie, MI, 49783. Email artstore@lighthouse.net or call 906-632-7435. Thank you Don for your support!

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!

Edward D. Jones: Bill McLeod 939 E Portage Ave., Sault Ste Marie, MI, 49783. Email Bill McLeod at bill.mcleod@edwardjones.com or call 906-632-4985. Thank you Bill for your sponsorship!

Falls Building Center 8196 N M-123, Paradise, MI, 49768. Email fbc@sault.com or call 906-492-3005. Thank you for your sponsorship!

Harmony Mobile Veterinary Clinc PL Jill Lynn D.V.M., 5101 S Shunk Road, Sault Ste Marie, MI, 49783. Email harmonymobilevet@yahoo.com or call 906-630-1413. Thank you Dr. Jill for you sponsorship!

Healthy & Fit Magazine Mid-Michigan’s Original Health and Fitness Publication. For more information please call 517.599.5169. Thank you for your support!

Lori Landendorf CPA 301 E. Ann Street, Sault Ste Marie, MI, 49783. Email Lori Landendorf at  lori@langendorfcpa.com or call 906-632-6344. Thank you Lori for your sponsorship!

MAS/Whitefish Point Bird Observatory Email birds@michiganaudubon.org or call 517-580-7364. Thank you for your support!

Michigan Maple Farms 11866 W Thompson Road, Rudyard, MI, 49780. Email mjross@lighthouse.net or call 906-478-3038. Thank you Joyce 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!

Parker Ace Hardware 819 Ashmun St., Sault Ste Marie, MI, 49783. Email parkerhw@sault.com or call 906-632-3201. Thank you for your support!

Paradise Recreational Sports 8165 N M-123, BO Box 324, Paradise, MI, 49768. Email paradiserecsports@yahoo.com or call 906-492-3640. Thank you Greg for your support.

Pro Sports Bike Shop 2621 Ashmun St., Sault Ste Marie, MI, 49783. Email Dave Bourgeault at sooprosports@hotmail.com or call 906-632-8161. Thank you Dave for your sponsorship!

Real Estate Paradise, LLC, Dave Grondin, Jane Grondin, and Derrek Tait, 7967 N M-123, Paradise, MI, 49768. Email  realestateparadise@yahoo.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 admin@saultstemarie.com or call 906-632-3366. Thank you Linda for your sponsorship!

Superior Insurance Agency 3175 I-75 Bus Spur, Sault Ste Marie, MI, 49783. Email lynehec@superiorsault.com or call 906-632-3337. Thank you for your sponsorship!

Tahquamenon Falls Brewery and Pub PO Box 26, Newberry, MI, 49868. Email Lark Hudlow at  larkhudlow@jamadots.com or call 906-492-3300. Thank you Lark 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

 

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