Dirty Dog Trail Run

Midland, MI


Shelterhouse to provide funding to ensure victims of domestic violence can provide a safe haven for their pets.

SOS Animal Rescue to provide funding for animals in need through their foster, pet food, and spay/neuter assistance programs.  

Location: Midland City Forest 2840 E. Monroe Rd Midland, MI 48641

Race:  The 10th annual Dirty Dog Trail Run is for runners of all skill levels to run with or without their dogs.  The course is a combination of unpaved two-track and single track trails that twist and turn over flat land and hills in the scenic woods of Midland City Forest.  City Forest is a 520 acre preserve of woods, creeks, marshes, and bridges, making for an enjoyable and challenging off-road run.

Not interested in running on hills and single track trails?  Join the 1 mile walk over a flat, unpaved course through the woods.

Registration: Runners are encouraged to pre-register before August 9th to avoid late fees. Same day registration is available from 8:00 to 8:45 am.  Pre-registration has the option to purchase a Dry Fit shirt for $5. Shirts are not guaranteed for late and same day registrations.  Shirts are men's sizes.  Youth shirts are available for order as well.

Packet Pick Up:  
Friday, August 24, 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Midland City Forest near the chalet.
Saturday, August 25, 8:00 to 8:45 am at Midland City Forest inside the chalet.

10K run and 
5K Run - Medals to top 3 finishers in men's overall, women's overall, 13 & under boys, and 13 & under girls.  Separate medals for racing with and without dogs.

5K walk - Medals to top 3 finishers in men's overall, women's overall, 13 & under boys, and 13 & under girls.  Separate medals for racing with and without dogs.

All participants will receive a participation medal.  

All participants will receive race goodie bag on race day as provided by our sponsors.

Door prizes will be awarded following the race.  Must be present to win.

Race Timing:
This race will be timed by Miller Race Management complete with a kiosk that lets you know your time & place as soon as you finish. 

Dogs:  Pet participation is encouraged but not required.  We ask you to be considerate of your dog's ability and limitations.  All dogs are to be kept on leashes, no exceptions.


Awards Sponsor:  Northern Animal ClinicSuperior Title and Settlement

Event Sponsors:    Park Place Homes,  Patricia and David Kepler Foundation

Race Sponsors
:   Animal Medical Center, Bushey Automotive,  Legacy Wealth Management - Benjamin F. Edwards,  Gimmick'sGlover's Rexall Pharmacy,  Horizon Bank, Ieuter Insurance Group /Auto Owners Insurance, McArdle BuickMeijerPet Pals  Spherion,  Valley LanesWildfire Credit Union

Sign Sponsors:  Bone & Bailey Insurance AgencyChemical Bank, Eastman Animal Hospital,   Eastman Party Store M-20 Animal Hospital, Melissa Lile PhotographyMembers First Credit UnionMidland Animal Clinic, Midland Physical Therapy, Muddy Pups, Sanford Animal Clinic, Soldan's Pet Supplies, Zach's Dog Groomery

Prizes/Auction:  Amazing Deli,  ApplebeesBeyond Measures Bulk FoodBicycle HQBiggby CoffeeCircle Quality ShoesCork 'N' Ale, Dan Dan the Mattress Man,  Edible ArrangementsFamily FareGreat Lakes Ice CreamHowl A Day, Ieuter Insurance GroupIsabella Bank, Jack's Fruit MarketJet's PizzaLaLondes Market,  M's Cafe, Max's PlacePNC BankRiver Rock Animal HospitalRunners, Shirlene's Cuisine,  The Gourmet Cupcake ShoppeWysong

Race treats and water:  Bob Evans, MeijerShay Water,

Race Communications:  Midland Amateur Radio Club

Moving Sign Ads:  Chicky and Chippi VacuumsGarber ChevroletMidland Soccer Club, Wolverine Bank

Refreshments:  A water station will be located mid course.   Fruit, granola bars, Gatorade, and water will be provided post race.

1 mile walk map
5K and 10K map

Race information/questions: (989) 492-0042 or email to info@sosar.org or faceboook.

When & Where

Aug 25, 2018


9:00 AM

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