Walleye Festival 5K & 10K

  • Running : 10k Run :
  • Running : 5k Run/Walk :
  • Running : 1 Mile Fun Run :

Race Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Start Time: 6:00pm


Entry Fee: See Event Website

Location: Tittabawassee Township Park

Address: 9200 Midland Rd.

City: Freeland

State/Terr: Michigan

Zip: 48623

Country: USA

Race Website: http://tritofinish.com/events/...


 _ 2017 United Financial CU Freeland Walleye Fest 5K & 10K:

United Financial Credit Union is proud to present the 8th Annual Freeland Walleye Festival Race for 2017! Join several hundred participants in running and/or walking USATF sanctioned 10k and 5k road courses. Or run along with the kids on a 1 Mile trail fun run course. A portion of proceeds from this race go to benefitting We will once again be racing on a Thursday night at Tittabawassee Township Park with all adult participants receiving one free weekend entry to the Fish Tent when showing their race bib! 

This race is being organized as part of the 32nd annual Freeland Walleye Festival through a joint effort between United Financial Credit Union, TriToFinish, Walleye Festival Organizers and Tittabawassee Township with proceeds being placed back into the Freeland community through the Freeland Lions Club, a 501c3 charitable organization.

Course Info:
Situated on "Old Midland" Road just north of the intersection with M-47, Tittabawassee Park is the site of the Start and Finish to this FLAT out and back country road course. 5K and 10K runners will exit the park heading northwest on Old Midland Road before turning slight right onto N. Gleaner Rd after a short distance. 5K runners will turn around at the 1.5 mile mark while 10K runners will continue on before turning around where Salzburg Rd crosses N Gleaner Rd.

There will also be a 1 Mile Fun Run that will take place on the Frisbee Golf Trails within Tittabawassee Park. Please note that ALL youth 1 Mile Fun Run Participants MUST have a “run buddy” age 16 or older to participate.

Other Info:
Packet Pickup and Registration:

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Freeland SportsZone

Thursday, April 27th, 2016 from 4:00-5:45 pm at Tittabawassee Township Park


Event-specific t-shirts are guaranteed ONLY to those who register online before Noon on Friday, April 21st! These shirts are of high quality and will be available in unisex, ladies cut, or youth sizes. All participants who register after that date/time will be provided with a TriToFinish t-shirt if event-specific shirts are unavailable on site.

Shirt Sizes Available




Extra Large


Ladies Cut Small

Ladies Cut Medium

Ladies Cut Large

Ladies Cut Extra Large

Youth Small

Youth Medium

Youth Large 

Note: Please keep in mind that Ladies Cut shirts generally run smaller than standard unisex t-shirts as they are designed to be somewhat form fitting. Participants will receive the size and type shirts ordered. Exchanges will be unavailable.

Times and Timing: 

The 5K and 10K Run/Walk event will be timed in accordance with USATF sanctioning requirements. The 1 Mile Fun Run will NOT be timed.

5K and 10K Age Groups/Divisions:

9 & Under















80 & over



Awards will be provided 3 deep to overall male and female winners of the 5K and 10K events. In addition overall winners will receive free entry to next year’s Walleye Festival Event in the category they win. 2nd Place overall finishers will receive 50% off and 3rd Place overall finishers will receive 25% off entry to the 2018 event.

NOTE: All participants will receive high quality finisher medals at the finish line upon completion of their event! While age group results WILL be provided, this year’s event will NOT have age group awards.


Results will be displayed at the event and will be posted at TRITOFINISH.COM within 48 hours of race completion.


Interested in volunteering? Events like this can’t be successful without great volunteers! Sign up HERE and we’ll be in touch. All volunteers receive a cool, Tri To Finish logo’d tech t-shirt courtesy of ATS Printing in Merrill, MI!


10K Run

• $25.00 valid through 3/15/17•
• $30.00 valid through 4/25/17**•
• $35.00 for on-site registration

5K Run/Walk*

• $25.00 valid through 3/15/17 
• $30.00 valid through 4/25/17** 
• $35.00 for on-site registration

Youth (13 & Under) 5K Run/Walk*

• $15.00 valid through 3/15/17 
• $20.00 valid through 4/25/17** 
• $25.00 for on-site registration

1 Mile Trail Fun Run

• $10.00 valid through 3/15/17
• $12.00 valid through 4/25/17**
• $15.00 for on-site registration

* There will not be a separate category for Walkers at this event. All participants in the 5K are free to run and/or walk as they see fit.

** Online Registration closes at Midnight, Tuesday, April 25th, 2017. After that, ALL registrations will be completed on-site at late registration/packet pickup at the increased rate.

NOTE: Active.com charges a nominal fee to participants when registering. We just don’t want you to be surprised when you go to register online!

• 2017 race registration is open.

Registration Information.

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