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Frozen Foot Race

Sat February 3, 2024 Traverse City, MI 49686 US


Free for 2024 Members!

5 Mile Frozen Foot Race

9:30AM EST - 12:00PM EST
12 & Under

1 Mile Fun Run

9:00AM EST - 12:00PM EST


The Traverse City Track Club (TCTC) announces the annual Frozen Foot Race, a 5-mile run to help kick off the 2024 race season, with the event set to go on February 3rd, 2024 in Traverse City.

This February event has been one of Northern Michigan’s staple running events since the mid-1980’s and is a favorite of the area’s year-round running community. Current members (2024) of the Traverse City Track Club can participate in the event FREE of charge!

The 5-mile footrace begins at 9:30 a.m. and starts and finishes at Eastern Elementary School in Traverse City. Just prior to the 5-mile event, a 1-mile fun run (not timed) for runners 12 and under starts at 9:00 a.m.

Awards will go to the Top 3 male and female runners in open and masters (40+) categories. Awards will also be given to the top 3 in 15 age-group divisions including 0-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+.

Registration for current (2024) Traverse City Track Club members is FREE!

For non TCTC members registration for the Frozen Foot Race 5-mile is $30 for adults and $20 for students, 0-17. The 1-mile fun run for kids under 12 is $5 (the kids’ fun run is not officially timed). Online registration is open through February 1st at 12:00 p.m.  Registration in person will also be available at packet pick-up the day of the race starting at 7:30 a.m.

Packet pick-up will be held at Fleet Feet's South Airport store (3301 South Airport Road) on Friday, February 2nd from 5-7:00 p.m. Race day packet pick-up will be available on Saturday, February 3rd from 7:30-8:45 a.m. at the race site, Eastern Elementary School.

Since 1962, the Traverse City Track Club has presented the area’s premier running events and programs, provided grant funding and running/walking program support for the 5 surrounding counties of Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Leelanau. The club’s annual Bayshore Events are known nationwide and attract thousands to the Traverse City area each Memorial Day Weekend.

For more information about the Traverse City Track Club, contact To join the club, here is the link:

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TCTC's Golden Shoe Fund Donations

If you are able, consider supporting our club’s Golden Shoe Fund. This year especially, we would like to directly highlight one of our club’s many charitable programs that support young runners in our community. Click here to read more about the program or make your donation. Thank you!

Our Wonderful Presenting Partner, Running Fit, and sponsors!
Traverse City Track Club and the Frozen Foot Race thanks our amazing race partner and sponsors! Running Fit has been a long time sponsor of the Frozen Foot Race and we'd love it if you would show your support of them in return. Please patronize and support this local business who cares about us and our fitness all year-round! Running Fit - Downtown TC & Running Fit - South Airport

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