Coast Guard Festival Run



Enthusiastic volunteers needed to help make our race event a success! Responsibilities include setting up signage on the race route, setting up refreshment tables, helping with registration, passing out t-shirts and water, and cheering on the course! If you would like to volunteer, please send an email to:

Coast Guard Festival Run

YMCA Coast Guard Run

Presented by North Ottawa Community Health System and Mercy Health

For over 30 years, the Tri-Cities Family YMCA has hosted two exceptional run events in the beautiful community of Grand Haven. Our runs feature challenging courses, varied terrain and offer the beautiful scenery of Lake Michigan. All of the proceeds from the race events benefit youth and family programs at the Tri-Cities Family YMCA.

The Tri-Cities Family YMCA invites you to join the fun in the Coast Guard Run presented by North Ottawa Community Health System and Mercy Health.  There’s something for everyone from the avid racer to the occasional walker, with our  5K Run/Walk, 10K Run/Walk, the 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk and the Tot Trot obstacle course for ages 3-6.  All ages are welcome to participate, so bring your mom, dad, grandma and grandpa.  Join us for our annual family event as we promote healthy lifestyles in the Tri-Cities area.

Saturday, July 28, 2018CG reg button 2015

  • 7:30am – 5K Run/Walk
  • 8:30am – 10K Run
  • 8:45am – 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk
  • 9:15am – Tot Trot Obstacle Course
  • 10:00am – Awards Ceremony


  • $30 thru July 25 / $35 after July 25 – Individual 5K or 10K
  • *$75 – Family of up to 4 – 5K or 10K
  • $7 – 1 Mile Fun Run / no t-shirt
  • $15 – 1 Mile Fun Run with t-shirt
  • FREE – Tot Trot (ages 3-6)

***Please note family registration pricing ends at midnight on Wendesday, July 25th***

Packet Pick Up and Late Registration

  • Friday, July 27 from 4:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 28 beginning at 6:30 a.m.

All packets must be picked up by 9 a.m.

Race Course Maps & Training: