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2014 Race Date

Saturday, July 26, 2014

2014 Race Fees & Deadlines

Registration is now open for Steve's Run. See options below.

Online Registration Fees

  • $20* (5K Run and 5K Walk)
  • $25* (10K)

*Does not include online processing fee.

There will be no mail-in registration option this year.

Friday Night Pre-Race
Registration – $30

(Packet Pick-Up Available)
July 25, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Dowagiac City Hall
241 South Front Street
Dowagiac, MI

Race Day Registration– $30
(Packet Pick-Up Available)
July 26, 7 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Location: Dowagiac City Hall
241 South Front Street
Dowagiac, MI

Contact Information



Steve’s Run is a special run or walk which is held on the original Road ‘n Trail course that starts and finishes in downtown Dowagiac. This event will again be conducted in conjunction with the Dowagiac Summer in the City festival.

Dowagiac, Michigan is located in the scenic resort area of Southwest Michigan and is 30 minutes north of South Bend/Mishawaka/Notre Dame and 45 minutes east of the beautiful sunset coast of Lake Michigan.

T-Shirt Pickup

Only finishers who pre-register prior to 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 9 will be guaranteed a Steve’s Run T-shirt.


10K Run / 5K Run / 5K Walk

All three events will start simultaneously at 8:30 a.m. EDT.

Fun Run (1K)
The Dogpatch Derby 1K fun run begins at 8:35 a.m. EDT. Ribbons are given to all finishers. The entry fee for the Dogpatch Derby Fun Run is $1.00. Registration is between 7:00 – 8:30 a.m. at Dowagiac City Hall on Saturday.

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Southwestern Michigan College