Break the Ice 5K Run/Walk and Frosty Dash

Kalamazoo Street near Eagle Street by Black River Books (start)
South Haven, MI 49090

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Event Description

5th Annual Break the Ice 5k Run, Walk, and Kid's Frosty Dash! 

NEW THIS YEAR! Walking race. Separate results and awards for walkers! As you sign up please make sure you select the "walk only" selection.

Fundraising races for the South Haven Public Schools Middle and High School Cross-Country teams.

This race is professionally timed using chip timing.


PACKET PICK - UP AND LATE REGISTRATION INFORMATION: FRIDAY February 1st at South Haven High School from 5 - 7 pm. Please try to park in front of the High School. SATURDAY February 2nd at Black River Tavern downstairs (located very close to the start of the race) 8 - 9:45 am. Restrooms will also be available at this location. 

RACE DAY INFORMATION: Late Registration Downstairs at the Black River Tavern 8-9:45 am (restrooms available as well). Race Starts at 10 am at the corner of Eagle and Kalamazoo St. Finish line area will be on Water St. next to the Municipal Marina. All post race food, raffle prize drawings, and awards will be at the Municipal Marina on Water St. KIDS DASH: will start at 11 am and we will meet at the Municipal Marina (near the finish line of the 5K) do a quick warm-up to the start and finish at the 5K finish-line.

The event kick-off will begin at 10 a.m. with the start of the 5K Run/Walk followed by the Frosty Kids Dash at 11a.m.

There will be late registration and packet pick-up on:

Day Before: Friday, February 1st from 5p.m.-7p.m. at the South Haven High School in the please park in the front of the high school and go in the front entrance.

Day of the Race: February 2nd at 8a.m.-9:45a.m. at Black River Tavern (downstairs) in downtown South Haven on the corner of Kalamazoo Street and Pheonix Street. Restrooms for your use are also located at Black River Tavern.

Event participants will begin the 5K Run/Walk starting in downtown South Haven and enjoy scenic views of our downtown area. The Kids Dash will take place on Water Street near South Beach at 11 am.

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In addition to our road race events the infamous South Haven Ice Breaker Festival will also be taking place! 
Ice Breaker Festival, now in its 24th year, Ice Breaker Festival (February 1st - February 3rd 2019) promises winter fun for the whole family. West Michigan’s predominant and growing winter festival is showcasing dazzling ice sculptures, Chili Cook-off, Pub Slide, outdoor ice skating, horse drawn wagon rides, s’mores roasting, snowball throwing competition and many more exciting activities throughout downtown South Haven.
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All checks must by made out to:

SHPS - Break the Ice 5k

All check must be mailed to:

South Haven High School

Attn: Athletic Secretary Brenda Schrader

600 Elkenburg St.

South Haven, MI 49090

Run and Walk Award Divisions:

Awards: Male and Female Overall Winner Awards, Masters Male and Female Overall Awards & Awards to Top 3 in Each Age Group

Male and Female Age Groups:

1-11 12-15 16-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-69 70+

Kids Frosty Dash - Approximately 400 meters - 10 and Under Only

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