Beacon Hill at Eastgate, Grand Rapids, MI

The Eastgate 5k is just around the corner...

This event features a 5K (3.1 mile) Run & 1/2 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Both events will start Saturday, September 23rd at 9:00 a.m. at Beacon Hill at Eastgate's front parking lot. Beacon Hill is located on Boston Street between Breton Road and Plymouth Avenue. Food and entertainment will be provided post-race.

The Night Before...

Beacon Hill will be hosting a Community Spaghetti Dinner Friday, September 22nd - 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Stop by to register or pick up your packet and stay for a bite to eat! $5/per person. $20/max per family.

Packet Pick Up and Late Registration

Packet pick-up will be available at Beacon Hill at Eastgate race hub located at 1919 Boston Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 during the following times: Friday, September 22nd - 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 23rd - 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.


Gift Cards will be awarded for Top Male & Female, Overall Masters (40+) and Grand Masters (60+). There will also be awards for age group winners, 1st – 3rd place.

Age Groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over (age based on participant's age on September 23, 2017)


The 5K course runs through the Eastgate neighborhood. The courses start and finish at the Beacon Hill at Eastgate front parking lot located at 1919 Boston Street SE. There will be aid stations along the course. An Awards Ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m.

Race Benefactors

  • The Beacon Hill Foundation, which provides sustained benevolent care for health care residents of Beacon Hill
  • Eastgate Neighborhood Association


Timing is provided by Classic Race Management using ChronoTrack System's disposable timing chips. Results will be posted at

Additional Information

  • To volunteer contact: Joy Dornbos, Volunteer Coordinator, at
  • For questions contact Domi, Race Director, at
  • Go to to register