Top 10 reasons to enter the CheeseTown Challenge
One of Michigan Runners top 50 races
Endorsed by the Govenor's Fitness Council with all participants qualified to enter the lottery for the Govenor's Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Run. Endorsed by the Crim Fitness Foundation. Being filmed by Garrett Bleshenski's Polish Submarine Productions.
6 pm Start Time
Run another race that morning or sleep in, cut the lawn, go shopping, go to church, take an afternoon nap and still have plenty of time to make the starting line...that matters!
Unbelieveably low entry fees
High quality Special Design race shirts for only $14 early entry fee or $10 No Shirt fee, but why not? Get Your Cheese On!
Changing and Shower Facilities
Truthfully limited at Boy's & Girl's Club and not co-ed but we will have an outdoor sprinkler that is.
Unmatched course security
Provided by the Michigan State Police, Bay County Sheriff, Pinconning Police & Fire Departments with Northern Bay Ambulance assistance. Warning: Felons come disguised & ready to run!!
Famous little meeces race
For any rug rats 8 years old and younger. Marvin "The Mighty" Mouse and Ronald McDonald will be there to lead warm-up calisthenics.
One of the best finish line aid stations in the state
Run, walk, crawl to the finish line for popsicles, ice cream bars, 5 types of fruit, sports drinks, and pure water straight from our not-so-new filtration plant (actually somebody's bottled spring water).
Cheesetown challenge festival activities
Inflatable Bouncers and playscape for the kids, great music and beer tent for the adults with fireworks for everyone! Just have a Cheeserific Time!
Raises thousands $$$ for community programs
Boys & Girls Club, Youth recreation and educational grants, nature trail development, police, ambulance & fire department grants and City Beautifcation grants (which we really need).
FREE World Famous Pinnconning Cheese for All Entrants. Take that and Cut It!