Moonlight Bootlegger 5K – August 15, 2014

Just like our bootleggin’ ancestors, see if you can make it through the moonlit woods to get to the stompin’ grounds, where you can enjoy Piedmont Distillers’ moonshine and flatfoot it to live music.

When and Where

Friday August 15th, 2014

Ionia Recreation Area
2738 W Riverside Dr.
Saranac, MI 48881

Schedule of Events

  • 6:30pm – Race-Day Registration and Packet Pick-Up
  • 8:40pm – Registration and Packet Pick-Up Closes
  • 9:00pm – Race Start

Post-race party featuring food, spirits, and bluegrass music until 10:45 pm.

Entry Fees

  • $28/person until April 10th
  • $33/person until June 13th
  • $38/person until August 21st
  • $45/person race day registration

What You Get With Your Registration

Each Registrant will receive:

  • Race T-Shirt! (Register by July 30th to guarantee a shirt.)
  • Post-race food and beverages ( two moonshine drink tickets for those over the age of 21)
  • Post-race bluegrass and old timey music!
  • Commemorative moonshine mason jar!

Timing / Awards

The Moonlight Bootlegger 5K will be chip timed.

Awards to the top 3 overall males and top 3 overall females. Awards to the top 3 males and females in the following age groups in each race: 20 and under, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+.


Parking details will be provided closer to the race date.

Rules & Guidelines

ATHLETES MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH EITHER A FLASHLIGHT OR HEADLAMP TO PARTICIPATE!! In the event the race should be canceled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions; local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined. Information will be available on the race website.

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