The event will be held at Island Park, 331 Main Street in Mount Pleasant, Michigan on Saturday, February 9, 2013. This fun and daring course will challenge you to run, climb, crawl and jump your way through obstacles that are strategically placed along the course.
Upon finishing, runners will be congratulated with a finisher’s medal and a cold beer at the on-site after party to bask in their victory!
All participants receive a customized sweatshirt, hat, and pair of gloves to defend them against the cold as well as a finisher’s MUG once they cross the finish line.
This event will not be professionally timed and participants will not be provided a timing system, but you are welcome to time yourself. Victory will be completing the challenges and crossing the finish line!
Race day packet pickup WILL be available on Saturday Morning (DUE TO SNOW STORM). Pre-Race packet pickup will be available at the Comfort Inn & Suites, 2424 South Mission Street in Mount Pleasant, MI on Friday, February 8. You will receive your goodie bag, sweatshirt, hat, and gloves plus other materials. You can have a friend or family member pick up your packet for you.
Race participants and families are invited to pick a local restaurant to load up on their Carbs prior to the big event. To take a look at the promotional flyer, click here!
Island Park, Mount Pleasant
Driving Directions: 331 Main Street, Mount Pleasant MI 48858
From Detroit Area
I-96 West to I-496/US-127 North to US-127 North to Mount Pleasant
or I-75 North to US-10 West (Midland) to M-20 West to Mount Pleasant
From Kalamazoo / Grand Rapids Area
US-131 North to M-46 West to M-66 North to M-20 East to Mount Pleasant
From Ludington Area
US-10 West to US-127 South to Mount Pleasant
From Traverse City Area
US-72 West to I-75 South to US-127 South to Mount Pleasant
or US-31 South to M-115 East to US-10 East to US-127 South to Mount Pleasant
From Toledo Area
US-23 to I-96 West to US-127 North to Mount Pleasant
or I-275 North to I-96 West to US-127 North to Mount Pleasant
From Chicago Area
I-94 East to I-196 North to I-196 East to US-131 North to M-46 East to M-66 North to M-20 East to Mount Pleasant
or I-94 East to I-69 North to I-69 East to US-127 to Mount Pleasant
From US-127 Northbound – Take the second Mount Pleasant exit (M-20), turn right (west) on to Pickard Street. Travel to the 4th traffic light, turning left on to Main Street, Main only goes to the left. Island Park is located .4 mi ahead. Parking available at downtown lots. See parking map.
From US-127 Southbound – Take the first Mount Pleasant Exit (Business 127). At the first light turn right on to Pickard Street, go 7 blocks to the next traffic light and turn left on to Main Street. Island Park is located .4 mi ahead. Parking available at downtown lots. See parking map.
From M-20 Westbound – You will be on Pickard Street once you enter Isabella County. When you pass the casino (on your left) travel to Main Street using the same directions as above.
From M-20 Eastbound – M-20 is Remus Road until you come into the city limits, and then it becomes High Street. Travel to the 5th traffic light, turning left on to Main Street (a one way street). Island Park is located .7 mi ahead. Parking available at downtown lots. See parking map.
*Buses available for participants traveling in from Chicago: http://www.indiantrails.com/
Mount Pleasant City Parks and Recreation Department, H.A.T.S. (Humane Animal Treatment Society), Mount Pleasant Jaycees, and the Red Cross
Immediately following the race, and starting at 10 a.m., Mountain Town Station is hosting the official "Victory Party"! All participants as well as spectators are invited to attend, where participants 21+ will receive one free specialty beer (Plowed Winter Warmer brewed specially for this race!) and those participants under 21 will receive one free root beer.
Local pubs in Mount Pleasant are opening their doors and offering specials to participants of the Freaking Freezing Challenge. Get a group together and make a night of it! Beginning at 5 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m.
To register by mail:
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a printable pdf.
c/o Freakin’ Freezing
770 Industrial Drive
Suite A Cary, IL 60013
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