Maritime Day race to be held May 22. 

May 11, 2021

Maritime Day race to be held May 22. 

LUDINGTON — The Downtown Ludington Board has added a fifth race to its #RunLudington Race Series to celebrate National Maritime Day along with the start of the SS Badger’s sailing 2021 season. The 5k and 10k event will take place on Saturday, May 22 beginning 9 a.m. The route starts near Waterfront Park at Filer and Robert streets.

Race registration is $30 and online registration is open until May 21, 2021 at 6 p.m. It includes a 3 1/2 inch custom die-cast finishers medal and a tri-blend race t-shirt. Register here:

Packet pickup will be from 8 to 9 a.m. on race day, under the pavilion at Waterfront Park William and Filer streets. The in-person race starts at 9 a.m. at Robert and Filer streets. The course is a 1.55 mile loop; 5k runners will run two laps and 10k runners will run four laps. The course can be viewed here:

Age group winners will be announced and first, second, and third place pins will be awarded at Waterfront Park following the completion of both races. Results will be posted online here:

Proceeds from the race series are used by the Downtown Ludington Board to help fund community events, projects, streetscape and marketing.

The Downtown Ludington Board is a non-profit organization that aims to support businesses within the Downtown Development Authority district through special events and marketing. 

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