Half Marathon, 10K Run/Walk, 5k Run/Walk, Child's Mile

A destination event you won't want to miss!

About Us

Friends of the Betsie Valley District Library and the award-winning Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa are pleased to present the 9th Annual Betsie Valley Run Half-Marathon, 10K Run/Walk, 5K Run/Walk, and Child’s Mile event. The location of this challenging, family-friendly event provides a stunning fall backdrop that can only be found in Michigan.

Race Info

Friends of the Betsie Valley Library are pleased to announce the Betsie Valley Run Half-marathon, 10K Run/Walk, 5K Run/Walk, and Child’s Mile.   This event will take place at the beautiful, award-winning Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa in Thompsonville, MI.


Do & See

Viewers of ABC’s “Good Morning America” called Benzie County the “Most Beautiful Place in America”.  Benzie County is located along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and is home to quaint towns, villages, and the breathtaking Crystal lake.

Packet pick-up will take place on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.  and starting at 7 a.m. on Sunday in the Mountain View Room.