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Mt. Baldhead Challenge

September 08, 2018 # 19

Event Location:  Changed Venue Address
Beery Field, Downtown Douglas, Douglas, MI, 49406

About This Event

Take the 19th annual Mt. Baldhead Challenge and experience what Michigan Runner magazine calls one of Michigan’s “25 most interesting races.” Experience a unique and exciting race through Saugatuck and Douglas, two of West Michigan’s historic and beautiful lakeside communities.

Not up to the 15k Challenge? Choose the 5K that winds through Douglas and along the Kalamazoo River.

Mt. Baldhead Challenge – 15K (9.3 miles)  NEED NEW DESCRIPTION
COURSE: The 15K course starts and ends at Beery Field in Douglas. The 15K starts in Douglas out to Lakeshore Drive for a healthy stretch, then via Campbell to Park Street heading west to Park Street.  Then participants run through winding trails, ascending 302 stairs, running to Oval Beach, Lakeshore Drive, and re-turning to Douglas. It is not a closed course and participants must finish by 11:30 am. Maps available on the website Aid stations will be located throughout the course.

COURSE: Not up to a 15K? Run or walk the 5K. The course starts and ends at Beery Field in Douglas. There is a water/aid station on the course. Maps available on the website

Little Feet, Big Feat 1K – Free  NEW LOCATION
A free “Little Feet, Big Feat” children’s run will take place during early packet pickup Friday, September 08th, near Beery Field at 6 PM.


ONLINE—Online at or until September 06th (11:59 PM EDT).
BY MAIL—Postmarked by September 3rd and mailed to: PO Box 211, Douglas MI 49406-0211



Friday packet pick up or
Race day morning 6 AM to 7:45 AM. Cash and checks only at late registration.

Entry Fees

$30.00 – 15K By Sept. 06 (11:59 PM) $35 – Friday 9/7 and Saturday 9/9 
$25.00 – 5K By Sept. 06 (11:59 PM) $30 – Friday 9/7 and Saturday 9/9

Friday Packet Pickup  NEED NEW LOCATION

Friday, September 07th 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM 
Beery Field—Corner of Center St. and Main St. Downtown Douglas

Race Day Schedule  NEED NEW LOCATION

Saturday, September 8th – PACKET PICK UP / LATE REGISTRATION 6:00 AM to 7:45 AM 
Beery Field—Corner of Center St. and Main St., Downtown Douglas


Start Times

8:00 AM — 15K. 
8:15 AM — 5K.


Tee Shirts

The first 300 runners to register are guaranteed this year’s color of T-Shirt, later registrants may receive a different color comparable high quality Mt. Baldhead Tech shirt from a prior year.


Timing and Scoring

Timing and scoring will be chip/tag timed by Mac’s Sports Timing.  Results will be posted during the event and also can be viewed online shortly after the race.

Official website

Click to reach the official site

Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]



15K Run

September 08, 2018 (Saturday) - 08:00
15 kilometers
Trail Solo

5K Run/Walk

September 08, 2018 (Saturday) - 08:15
5 kilometers
Trail Solo