Irish Jig 5K

  • Running : 5K Run :

Race Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017

Start Time: 9:00 a.m.


Entry Fee: $20 for 12 & younger; $30 for 13 and older through noon on 3/16

Location: East Grand Rapids

Address: 211 Lake Drive., SE

City: East Grand Rapids

State/Terr: Michigan

Zip: 49506

Country: USA

Phone: 616-391-4544

E-Mail: [email protected]

Race Website:


 _ 2017 Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K Run:

Now in its 34th year, the Irish Jig has grown to become one of Michigan’s premier 5K (3.1 mile) races. Top age group winners receive prizes and top overall finishers receive cash awards. Spectrum Health is proud to provide this event to promote colorectal cancer awareness.

Course Info:
The USA Track & Field certified course is mostly flat with a few gentle hills. The start of the race is a short walk from the East Grand Rapids High School gym.

East Grand Rapids High School Gym

2211 Lake Drive SE

East Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Other Info:
The Gazelle Sports Triple Crown Series is a group of three road races in Grand Rapids and East Grand Rapids, Michigan. The series includes the Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K, Brian Diemer Amerikam 5K and Reeds Lake Run 5K. Runners may participate in one, two or all three legs, but teams must enter and finish all three races to be eligible for the overall awards. Visit for more information.

*New this year, individuals and corporate teams can enter the Triple Crown Series. As this year marks the 25th anniversary, the road races are offering a special discount of $25 per race if you sign up for all three races at the same time. Those that complete all three races will receive a special medal and a $20 gift certificate to Gazelle Sports. When you register for the Irish Jig, there is an option to register for all three races.


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