TCTC Events

Traverse City Track Club hosts great events each year. 

Bayshore Marathon, Half Marathon, & 10K - is TCTC’s longest running event having its inaugural marathon race in 1983.   The Half Marathon was added in 2007.  This event is always Memorial Day weekend.

Frozen Foot Race – A 5 mile run along residential streets.  This race has a long standing history with its first year in 1987.  Always held in January.

Race Walking Clinic -  Learn to race walk. All levels of walkers welcome!  Held at Traverse City Central High School. 1 Hour of lecture followed by 2 hours on the track. Also includes a follow-up technique assessment. Led by Jeane Jeffrey from Highland, MI. An experienced race walking expert.

Summer Series -  A ten week running/walking series of timed events with varying distances takes place every Wednesday from mid-June to mid-August. 

Farmland 5K & Free For All Bike Race – An authentic cross country 5K followed by an optional 12 mile "no rules" bike challenge. Held on the first Saturday in December

Remembrance Run – started in 1994, as a fund raiser for the local Women’s Cancer Fund.  This 5K run/walk on trails near Traverse City is an event you won’t want to miss.

Jingle Bell Run 5K – 2007 was the first annual 5K run through the streets of downtown Traverse City, in the evening when holiday lights are the prettiest.  This is a low cost, charitable event, considered one of TC Track Club’s gifts to the community.

TCTC Fun Runs - TCTC Weekly Fun Runs are held on Wednesday Nights except duing the duration of the Summer Series when they take place on Mondays. All Fun Runs start at 6:30 p.m. and have a three and five mile option. These are noncompetitive. No charge. Walkers welcomed. Optional social hour following Run. Check the Events Calendar for the Fun Run Meeting place as it changes from week to week. 


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Traverse City Track Club  •  P.O. Box 4026  •  Traverse City, MI 49685-4026
RRCA Bayshore Marathon Jingle Bell Run Frozen Foot Race Remembrance Run Farmland 5K