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Check out these annual running events in the Grand Haven area in 2022


YMCA Kick-Off to Summer Run
May, 2022 (TBD)
Downtown Grand Haven
This annual 5k race is hosted by the Tri-Cities YMCA and designed for runners of all levels. Challenge yourself to a 5k through downtown Grand Haven or try the 1 mile family fun fun.

Grand Haven Triathlon & Duathlon
July  2022 (TBD)
Grand Haven State Park Beach
The annual Grand Haven Triathlon& Duathlong is a 1.5k swim, 40k bike and 10k run throughout the Grand Haven area.

YMCA/Coast Guard 5k Run
July 2022 (TBD)
Downtown Grand Haven
This annual race, sponsored along with NOCHS, has something for everyone from the avid racer to the occasional walker, with our 10K Run/Walk, 5K Run/Walk.

Salmon Run 5k
September, 2022 (TBD)
Downtown Grand Haven
This is an annual 5k race that is part of the Salmon Festival celebration. This run through downtown Grand Haven welcomes both runners and walkers.

Odd Side Ales 5 K
September, 2022 (TBD)
Odd Side Ales Downtown Grand Haven
This is an annual race that has an open course throughout the Grand Haven Area with volunteers guiding you along your route and keeping you on track.

231 River Run
October, 2021 (TBD)
Connor Bayou Park , Grand Haven
This annual race sponsored by Ottawa County where all proceeds go toward West Michigan’s non-motorized pathway system within Ottawa County.


Dad’s Day 5K Run/Walk
June , 2022 (TBD)
Spring Lake Rycenga Park
Come on out and celebrate with your Dad the greatest gift you could give him–Quality time with you!

Heritage Festival 5k
June, 2022 (TBD
Spring Lake Central Park
Kick off the Spring Lake Heritage Festival celebration with the annual Heritage Festival 5k. This 5k takes you on a scenic tour of Spring Lake and is followed by a fun run for children.

Armed Services Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K
September, 2022 (TBD)
Spring Lake Central Park
This annual race also known as the Oktoberfest Marathon and supported by the Village of Spring Lake with proceeds going to the Folds of Honor and GH VFW.

North Shore Trail Run 
Mid October, 2022 (TBD)
Spring Lake Coast Guard Park
This trail run is a 5K run/hike/walk and 10K run where all proceeds of the event go to a local Grand Haven nonprofit, Love in Action (LIA).


Brainy Day 5k ( Virtual) 
August 22, 2022
This is an annual 5k race through the back trails of Nunica. All proceeds of this race are donated to organizations focused on brain injury awareness.


GVSU Family Weekend 5K
October, 2022 (TBD)
This is a flat fast course through the Grand Valley State University Campus that encourage friends and family to be active through running or walking a 5K.


Beat The Train 5K
November, 2022 (TBD)
Coopersville (tentatively)
This is an annual race against the Coopersville/Marne locomotive where proceeds will go towards purchasing a generator for the handicap accessible train car in 2021


Tulip Time Run
May 7, 2022
Experience the beauty of Holland as you run through the tulip-lined streets! The Tulip Time Run offers an event for everyone — a 5K, 10K, Kids’ Fun Run, and the Tulip Time Virtual Run.

Holland Haven Marathon
September 11, 2022
Holland – Grand Haven
This marathon spans across the shores of Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven. The challenging terrain and beautiful scenery make this a one-of-a-kind marathon.


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