Tulip Time Run Registration Now Open

Tulip Time Festival announces the opening of online registration and details for the Tulip Time Run on Saturday, May 6th, at Kollen Park.

Come, run and experience the beauty of Holland! Presented by MVP Athletic Club, the 2017 Tulip Time Run gives the opportunity to run or walk through Holland’s tulip-lined streets. With a 5K, 10K and Kids’ Fun Run, there is an event for everyone!

All run participants will be issued a race bib. Included with the race bib will be a complimentary gear check tag and a free beverage ticket, redeemable at the After-Party at Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant. Registering before April 2 ensures runners a participant shirt and a personalized race bib featuring their name. As the event gets closer, runners will have the ability to opt in to receive a text and/or email of their race results within seconds of crossing the finish line.

Event Check-In will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo presented by Shoreline Orthopaedics on Friday, May 5th, from 4pm to 7pm at MVP Athletic Club. Along with Event Check-In, the Health & Fitness Expo offers information, displays and giveaways from health and fitness companies. Event Check-In will also be available on race day at Kollen Park, beginning at 7am until 15 minutes prior to race start.

The 5K will start at 8am and the 10K will start at 9am. Both races will start at the corner of 12th Street and Kollen Park Drive and finish on 12th Street in the West-bound lane. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age division (male and female). The Kids’ Fun Run will start at 9:15am at the playground in Kollen Park.

The Tulip Time Run offers participants the opportunity to run both the 5K and 10K races for the price of one race! Registration for the 5K and/or 10K is $30, $35 after Feb. 28 and $40 on race day, and is available online at Registration for the Kids’ Fun Run is $10 through May 3 and $15 on race day. A discount of $2 off each registration is available for families of three to five people.

Questions regarding registration and race details can be directed to Kara Rooks, Race Director, at (616) 396-4221 ext. 114 or, or by visiting the Tulip Time Run website at

The Tulip Time Preview is now available offering highlights of the 2017 program. Previews can be viewed online or you can request a copy at Full festival details will be available in the Spring Festival Guide published in March. Connect with Tulip Time – download our free app today!

Join the celebration of Dutch Culture, Community and Tulips at Tulip Time May 6th to 14th.