Rock The Light 5k & 10 Miler

Date: June 8, 2024

START TIME: 10-Miler: 8:30 AM             5K: 9:00 AM

PACKET PICK-UP: will be the morning of the race from 8:00-9:00 am

END TIME: 12 noon

PRICE: $25.00 for 5K Race Fee            $35 10-Miler

The event is chip-timed by Epic Races.  All participants will receive a finishers medal and bib numbers will be put into a drawing for prizes that can be picked up right after you finish the race.  Complimentary PANCAKE BREAKFAST and Admission to the Lighthouse for all participants on day of race.

Virtual Option

If you still don’t find yourself comfortable running in person, sign up anyway. We’ll mail you your race packet after race day. You may do your virtual race anytime between February 1 – December 13, 2024. Just register for this event. Choose your date. Run or walk a 5k (3.1 miles) or 10-Miler. Share your photos with us on our FACEBOOK pages: Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum and/or Friends of Leelanau State Park. We will begin shipping packets after June 1st for virtual registrants.


Course: The course will start at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Gift Shop, inside Leelanau State Park.

15500 N Lighthouse Pt Rd, Northport, MI 49670

The 5K is an “out and back” to N Purkiss Road; the 10-Miler is an “out and back” to Woolsey Memorial Airport.

Get Involved

Become a member of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum and receive benefits such as free admission to the museum (for members and their guests), discounts in the Lighthouse Gift & Camp Store, a quarterly newsletter, and more.