October 24 & 25, 2020
All races have limits, sign up early!
Due to the 2020 date change we're excited to introduce ANOTHER challenge! We understand many of you might already be signed up for a beloved fall half marathon or marathon! For anyone participating in Free Press 13.1 or 26.2, or Grand Rapids 13.1 or 26.2 the weekend before, you're invited to participate in the PAVEMENT TO PINES challenge! This is a running challenge to hit the pavement and then a week later hit the pines at Pinckney Rec area! Of course it will come with a coveted award! Let us know if you're eligible below.
A portion of the the proceeds goes toward trail maintenance and the John Rogucki Memorial Fund.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION is not guaranteed for any of the races. Please sign up early.
All entries include a cozy beanie! Optional baseball shirt can be added on to registration by September 6, 2020. All finishers receive a laser cut steel medal made locally from Detroit Metal Works! No Wimps Jr. finishers receive an additional No Wimps Jr. Medal! No Wimps finishers receive an additional medal and coveted NO WIMPS shirt!
Click HERE to download a mail-in form. - coming soon!
Parking/MI Recreation Passport is required for this event!
The Recreation Passport is your ticket to Michigan's state parks and outdoor adventures! For this event at Pinckney Recreation Area:
The booth at the Park Entrance will be staffed. Please have cash ready if you do not have a Recreation Passport on your vehicle.
Michigan Residents: If you have not purchased the Recreation Passport when you renewed your plates, you can purchase a Recreation Passport at the booth for $17.
Out-of-State Visitors: You will be required to pay the daily permit fee of $9 when enter the park. Please have cash ready. Or, you may purchase an Annual Permit for $34.
Registration Terms & Conditions
Sorry, no refunds, deferments or entry fee transfer to another RF Events' event.
• Change distance up to 30 days from the race, $10 change fee plus the current difference in the event entry fee, no refund for shorter event fee. Less than 30 days out until one week out from event, $15 change fee plus the difference as explained above. Race day transfer fee $20 plus any fee difference.
Once a race is SOLD OUT, transfers to another distance will only be allowed on race day.
• Entry transfer to another person until 30 days from the race, transfer fee $15 plus the difference in price if the person you are transferring to (transferee) is choosing a higher priced event. Less than 30 days out until one week out from event, transfer entry fee $20 plus the difference as described above. No race day transfers to someone else.
No transfers to another person for sold out events.
• Participants unable to participate may pick up their runner packet / shirt at the registration area. No race packet/hat/shirt pick up once Registration and Packet Pickup closes.