Information & Registration

Race Information

The Alden Run 5K | 10K| 2 Mile Fun Walk
Saturday, July 31 | 9am

Both of our 10K  and 5K courses are USA Track & Field sanctioned. They’re  fun, challenging and cover hills, paved, gravel and dirt roads. The Fun Walk is 2 miles on all paved roads (stroller friendly).

New This Year

Due to the advance time needed to plan the run, coupled with the fast changing pandemic related regulations, some changes will still be implemented. We will be back to our traditional event in 2022.

  • PRE-REGISTRATION IS ONLINE ONLY  by July 27 at 12 Noon.
  • Packet pick-up is ONLY on Friday before race day (July 30) between 12 – 7pm at the Helena Township Community Center.
  • There will be no food or water offered on the course or at the finish. You may bring your own.
  • Everyone will be required to exit the finish area as soon as they finish.
  • No awards ceremony or age group awards.
  • Overall winners will be awarded the traditional unique trophies after the race.

Packet Pickup

  • NO same day registration this year.
  • Participants MUST Register Online by July 27 at 12 Noon.
  • Packet pick-up will ONLY be on Friday, July 30 between 12 – 7pm.
  • Packet pickup will be at the the Helena Township Community Center, located at 8751 Helena Rd, Alden, MI  49612


The parking area won’t be opened for departures until all runners and walkers are off the courses. So, if you’re a fast runner and/or will need to drive out of the area before both courses close, please park in town.

Online Registration

Registration may only be done in advance online using the link below.

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