2019 Grass River Shiver
5k/10k Snowshoe Race Fundraiser
Saturday January 12, 2019 - 10:00 am
$20 preregistration, $25 on race day
Put on your snowshoes and run through the beautiful snow-covered Grass River Natural Area as a fundraiser for our programs! This snowshoe race in northern Michigan is only a short distance from Traverse City. A prize is awarded to overall male and female 5K/10K winners. Registration at 9:00 and race at 10:00. 10k runners do two loops of the course. Walkers are welcome, too!
$20 Registration includes:
- a one-of-a-kind race on beautiful trails through wetlands and woods
- a soup voucher for a free soup lunch at Short's Brewery on race day
- after-race snacks and refreshments
- 1st place prize is awarded to one overall male and female for the 5K and 10k
Race fee is $20 in advance or a $25 race fee on race day
Weather history: of January 12
The temperature typically varies from 21°F to 28°F and is rarely below 7°F or above 37°F.
On average, the sky is mostly cloudy or overcast 73% of the time.
73% chance that light or moderate will be observed at some point during the day.
Wind speed of 5 mph (light breeze) on average.
Saturday, January 12:
9:00 a.m. - Grass River Center opens for parking and registration. The Center is heated with restrooms.
10:00am - 5k/10k snowshoe race begins outside Center.
10:30am - After race snacks and refreshments.
11:00am - Awards, snacks, and then head to Short's brewery if you'd like a soup lunch and beer! (free Short's soup vouchers for racers!)
Grass River Shiver 5k/10k
Online Registration has closed. You must register at the Center before the race.
8th Annual Shiver
Thank You for your support!
Thank you to all the snowshoers and volunteers that participate. Your support will help Grass River Natural Area, Inc. continue to meet its mission in 2019! GRNA, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that manages the Grass River Natural Area, conserves and protects its watershed and provides opportunities that increase knowledge, appreciation and community-wide stewardship of the natural environment.