Algoma Shanty Days 5K Run/Walk & Kids Superhero Fun Run

The Algoma Shanty Days 5K starts and finishes at the Robert Ray Gallery, 520 Parkway St. with a view of the river and Lake Michigan.  Race through town past historic von Stiehl Winery, catch a glimpse of the last 2 remaining shanties and by traveling downhill along the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline to the finish!

The race includes a t-shirt, chip-timing, post race refreshments, and same day race results.

The Algoma Shanty Days Kids Fun Run is a non chip-timed event for children ages 9 and under. The route circles around the Algoma Shanty Days grounds, with a start and finish at Robert Ray Gallery. Each registered participant gets a t-shirt* and a participation ribbon. Superheroes join the race and the kids have a Super-Fun time! Bring your camera!

2021 Shanty Day 5K


If you are pre-registered, you can pick up your race packet on Friday, August 13, 2021 at the Algoma Youth Club, 620 Lake St. from 3 – 6PM or Saturday morning prior to the race from 6:30 – 7:30AM near the race start.

If you would still like to register you can do so at the above times and places. Cash or check will be accepted. Limited race shirt availability.

While there will not be an awards ceremony and results will not be posted here, you can check the results online via the QR code in the above image or go to

Have fun. Best of luck. And thank you for participating in this Shanty Days tradition!

*There will be limited shirt availability on race day.

Event Information

Race Day:  Saturday, August 14, 2021.

Start Time:8:00am CDT
End Time: 10:00am CDT
Price:$20.00 Race Fee + $3.10 SignUp Fee
Registration:Price increases to $25.00 after May 29, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
Start Time:9:00am CDT
End Time: 9:30am CDT
Price: $15.00 Race Fee + $2.95 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $17.50 after May 29, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

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