Mellow Full and Hippie Half

RF Events is known for fun themes and wild events but behind the fun and hype, expect a safe, well run race. You work hard to get to the start­ing line and we under­stand your com­mit­ment and want you to know our com­mit­ment to you is just as seri­ous. Thank you for putting your faith in our event; you are one far out groovy freak!

Race Registration: Race registration and packet pickup will begin at noon on Friday and race morning Saturday from 5AM – 7:15 AM.

10 hour time limit! You can take a nap during the race!

Start Times:

Mellow Marathon
Hippie Half
7:30 AM Saturday 
Far Out 5K (*Free!)
7:30 PM Friday
Feelin' Groovy 5K/5Mile (*Free!)
7:30 PM Saturday
Free Love 5 Mile (*Free!) 
8:30 AM Sunday

**Entry into any of the *paid* Saturday Races gets you FREE entry into the 3 optional organized runs of the weekend. If not in a paid race, participants will need to purchase a Weekend Pass to participate.

Course: The course is primarily single-track trail. You will cross gravel roads in all events (except the evening races); there will be no traffic control, use good judgment.
The Half is a single loop; the Marathon is 2 loops. Signage will direct you in your specific event. The courses run clockwise.

Awards: Peace Sign Medals to all finishers! Age group awards 3 deep in 5 year age groups. Very cool award for top 3 male/female.

Aid Stations:
Water, Gatorade, & GU aid stations
Half: 5, 10
Full: 5, 10, 13.1, 18, 23.

Water only aid stations
Half: 3
Full: 3, 16

Camping: To get the full Run Woodstock effect, join us in the dirt! See the camping link on the home page.

Accommodations/Food/Airport: Motel listing, location, and phone numbers are shown on the general information page. The park is about an hour drive from Detroit Metro Airport. Renting a car is your best bet to get around.

Sunrise/set: Sunrise – 7:09 AM - Sunset – 7:54 PM; (civil twilight adds about 1/2 hour before & after those times.)

Course Maps

View the 2024 Mellow Full and Hippie Half Course Map HERE.

Please note the course may change slightly prior to race day.

Start Times

Friday - September 6

100 Mile & 100K - 2:00PM

Far Out 5K (Free!) - 7:30PM

Saturday - September 7

50 Mile & 50K - 6:00AM

Mellow Marathon & Hippie Half - 7:30AM

Flower Power 5 Mile - 8:00AM

1 Mile Fun Run & Kids' Dash - 3:15PM

Feelin' Groovy 5K (Free!) - 7:30PM

Sunday - September 8

Free Love 5 Mile (Free!) - 8:30AM