• Trail Town Celebration 2018

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    Name: Trail Town Celebration 2018
    Date: September 21, 2018 - September 22, 2018
    Event Description:

     

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 


    JOIN US FOR THE  4th Annual Trail Town Celebration! There are 4 great runs (bring your dog and enter too), kayak race, live music, beverage tent, great food, guided trail hikes, kid's games, informational vendors and a cornhole tournament. NEW THIS YEAR!  West Michigan Glampers Vintage Camper Gathering, open for touring on Saturday.  All happening at White Cloud County Park - 680 E Wilcox, White Cloud, MI.

    Independent Bank Blue  Blaze Trail Run.  - ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.  Same day registration starts at 7:30am and goes until 15 minutes prior to each race start time.  Checkin - White Cloud County Park - 680 E Wilcox, White Cloud, MI.

    Cost is $35.00 Discounts for: Military, Law Enforcement, First Responders (includes Fire, ems, and emergency services), North Country Trail Association Members, Seniors and Students (18 and younger) AND Dual registration will be applied. 

    ALL RACE TIMES (schedule allows for dual registration of run/kayak races)
      9:00 AM 10 mile (9:05am runners with dogs)
      9:30 AM 10k (9:35am runners with dogs)
    10:00 AM   5k (10:05am runners with dogs)
    10:15 AM   5k WALK (10:15am walkers with dogs)
      1:00 PM   Kayak Race Starts (all kayers must report to registration check in)
     
    ZZ Wild White River 3 mile Kayak RaceONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.  Same day registration starts at 7:30am and goes until 15 minutes prior to each race start time.  Checkin - White Cloud County Park - 680 E Wilcox, White Cloud, MI. (There will be transporation available to and from the Kayak launch site with your kayak)

    Cost is $35.00 *Discounts for: Military, Law Enforcement, First Responders (includes Fire, ems, and emergency services), North Country Trail Association Members, Seniors and Students (18 and younger) AND Dual registration will be applied.
     
    Don't forget a change of clothes; clean showers available for all race participants.
     

    NEW FRIDAY NIGHT - Beer tent, cornhole boards available for friendly games, DJ & Karaoke, local food vendors and a warming fire.  
    SATURDAY - Beer tent, Trail races, Kayak race, Duck Race, Cornhole Tounament, White Cloud Amazing Race for kids and adults, vintage camper tours, guided North Country Trail hikes, live music. NEW addition - The Newaygo County Cancer Walk
     
    Guided Hike information:
    Hike - Friday, September 21 - 40th St. Trailhead north to Centerline Road, 7 miles or 4 miles. Meet at the 40th St. Trailhead at 1:00 PM. Cars will be spotted at 28th St. for a four mile hike and Centerline Road for a seven mile hike. Bring water and a snack. RSVP preferred to Beth Keloneva, bkeloneva@gmail.com, or text 231-215-3552.
     
    Hike - Saturday, September 22 - 6 Mile Road to M-20 Trail Head, 8 miles or 5 miles. Meet up 9:30 AM at the Newaygo County Park in White Cloud at 680 E. Wilcox at the chapter display table. Cars will be spotted at Three Mile Road for a five mile hike and M-20 Trailhead for a eight mile hike. Bring water and 
    a lunch. RSVP preferred to Beth Keloneva, bkeloneva@gmail.com, or  text 231-215-3552, or just show up at the NCTA table.
     
    Hike - Saturday, September 22  - Flowing Wells Nature Hike, 2 miles (out and back) nature hike, on the beautiful Flowing Wells Trail along the White River.   Meet up 10 AM  at the Newaygo County Park in White Cloud at the NCT table. We will hike along the White River to the artesian wells (bring your water bottles to fill).  A family friendly hike on an easy trail with some hilly areas. You're sure to be surprised at the local beauty. No RSVP necessary, just show up at the NCTA table.
     
    Watch our Face book page and website for more information on event activities please contact the Chamber Office at 231-652-3068 or email events@rivercountrychamber.com 

    Unless noted events are at White Cloud Campground

     
    Event Media:
    Event Sponsors:

    Independent Bank Blue Blaze North Country Trail Run

    ZZ Wild White River Kayak Race

    • ZZ Wild

    Trail Town Celebration Sponsors

    Race Shirt Sponors

    • Anderson's Silk Screening
    • Rosenberg True Value Hardware
    • Sally's Whatta Pizza
    • Trailside Motel
    • White Cloud Rotary
    • WM Chapter of North Country Trail Association

    Race Swag Bag Sponsors

    Cornhole Sponsors

    Location:

    Camping discounts provided by the Newaygo County White Cloud Park, 690 E Wilcox - CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATION INFORMATION

    Event Courses:
    10 Miler
    10K Run
      5K Run
    Kayak Race

    DEMONSTRATION & INFORMATIONAL VENDOR APPLICATION  

    SELLING VENDOR APPLICATION COMING SOON!

    GUIDED TRAIL HIKE INFORMATION
    Hike - Friday, September 21 - 40th St. Trailhead north to Centerline Road, 7 miles or 4 miles. Meet at the 40th St. Trailhead at 1:00 PM. Cars will be spotted at   
    28th St. for a four mile hike and Centerline Road for a seven mile hike. Bring water and a snack. RSVP preferred to Beth Keloneva, bkeloneva@gmail.com
    or text 231-215-3552.
     
    Hike - Saturday, September 22 - 6 Mile Road to M-20 Trail Head, 8 miles or 5 miles. Meet up 9:30 AM at the Newaygo County Park in White Cloud at 
    680 E. Wilcox at the chapter display table. Cars will be spotted at Three Mile Road for a five mile hike and M-20 Trailhead for a eight mile hike. Bring water and 
    a lunch. RSVP preferred to Beth Keloneva, bkeloneva@gmail.com, or  text 231-215-3552, or just show up at the NCTA table.
     
    Hike - Saturday, September 22  - Flowing Wells Nature Hike, 2 miles (out and back) nature hike, on the beautiful Flowing Wells Trail along the White River.  
    Meet up 10 AM  at the Newaygo County Park in White Cloud at the NCT table. We will hike along the White River to the artesian wells (bring your water bottles to fill). 
    A family friendly hike on an easy trail with some hilly areas. You're sure to be surprised at the local beauty. No RSVP necessary, just show up at the NCTA table.

     
    Date/Time Information:

    FRIDAY & SATURDAY
    SEPTEMBER 21st & 22nd


    DETAILED LIST OF ACTIVITIES 
    Contact Information:
    Denise Anderson at River Country Chamber office 231-652-3068
    Fees/Admission:
    Prices vary by event... Free to get in to park, beverage tent!



     
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