Event Information

Friday, November 24
5K start: 6:00 PM
1 Mile Run/Walk: 6:05 PM

Friday, November 24
Packet pick-up: 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Race Day registration: 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM (as spots allow)

Starting at 12:00 PM, packet pick-up and on-site registration will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Howell, located at 323 W. Grand River in downtown Howell.  Registered runners receive a commemorative Long Sleeve Cotton T-Shirt and race bib.  Your race bib is needed to participate in the event.  

The race start/finish is also at the First Presbyterian Church of Howell, located at 323 W. Grand River in downtown Howell.

Registered runners will receive their commemorative finisher medal and a slice of Hungry Howie's pizza in the finish line!

5K (3.1 miles) course is on Grand River Avenue in historic downtown Howell preceding the Fantasy of Lights parade.  The 1 Mile Run/Walk follows the same route as the 5K, albeit shortened to accommodate the 1 Mile distance. 
Race Map Click here

The ChronoTrack timing system will be used with the RFID bib tag. Results will be available immediately following the event.

Don your most festive, holiday costume and be entered into our new Fantasy 5K Costume Contest! We will start the judging at 5:00 PM and announce the winners at 5:30 PM. Costume awards will be given to the first, second and third place adult (18 and up), and first, second and third place youth (17 and under).

Awards will be given for the overall top 3 men and overall top 3 women of the 5K.  Thank you to Running Lab for providing gift certificates for our overall winners!  

There will be no Age Group awards this year as we are proud to present all runners with a commemorative finisher medal.    

Award pick-up will be behind the Church as soon as results are available.