Take the Challenge!

Take the 14th annual Mt. Baldhead Challenge and experience “one of Michigan’s 25 most interesting races” according to Michigan Runner Magazine.

Experience a unique and exciting race through one of West Michigan's most beautiful lakeside communities.

  • Run the 5K through historic streets and downtown or take the Mt. Baldhead Challenge 15K trek through wooded trails, up steps and along the famous Kalamazoo Ox-Bow.

  • Climb 302 steps of Mt. Baldhead, a giant sand dune over looking Saugatuck-Douglas and trek west through Mt. Baldhead Park and Saugauck's Oval Beach. If the Mt. Baldhead Challenge doesn't take your breath away, the view will.

Mt. Baldhead Steps

The 302 steps to the summit of Mt. Baldhead are featured mid-way through the 15K course. The spectatular vista overlooks Saugatuck-Douglas and the Kalamazoo Lake.