Dirty Dog Dash 2022

Dirty Dog Dash 2022

Wednesday, March 30, 2022   •  5k, 5k Obstacle Course Run


1 Boyne Mountain Road, Boyne Falls, MI    view map


As of Thursday, April 16
Due to the COVID-19 virus the 2020 Dirty Dog Dash has been cancelled.  The safety of runners, staff and volunteers are the top priority and at this time we are not confident in holding the event while guaranteeing the safety of all.
If you preregistered for the event, we are working on how how best to process refunds.  Please bear with us as we figure out the most efficient way to handle entry fee refunds.  At this time i expect this process to take approximately 3 weeks.
Thank you,  


 T Shirt

 Finisher's Medal

 Event Timed

 Food and Drinks





Course description:

The course routing for the 11th Annual Dirty Dog Dash will take competitors up, down and across the slopes of Boyne Mountain Resort as well as over, under and through man made obstacles such as mud pits, sand hills, wall climbs and much, much more.

Directions to start:

The Start area for the 11th Annual Dirty Dog Dash will be at the top of the slopes of Boyne Mountain Resort and the Finish area will be near the base of the Mountain Express Lift at Boyne Mountain Resort.  Simply, enter Boyne Mountain Resort property and follow the signs to the event venue.


Parking for the 11th Annual Dirty Dog Dash will be in the Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark lot and overflow lot.  Once you enter Boyne Mountain Resort property simply follow the signs for parking.

Awards info:

Individual Divisions (medal & Boyne Gift Card)

Pups:          29 & Younger (male & female divisions)

Pure Breds:  30-39 (male & female divisions)

Strays:         40 – 49 (male & female divisions)

Still Barking: 50-59 (male & female divisions)

Silver Muzzle: 60 and beyond (male & female divisions)


Team Divisions (medals & Boyne Gift Card)

Litter:                 4 Person Team (all 4 times count)

Wolf Pack:          10 Person Team (the best 7 of 10 times count)


Special Awards

Lookin’ Dog Gone Good:                  best costumes

Dirtiest Dog:                                   self explanatory

Spirit of the Dog:                             given to the team having the most fun

More “Special Awards” to be determined

T'shirts for Participants

Only pre-registered participants for the 11th Annual Dirty Dog Dash are guaranteed to receive an event t'shirt.  Pre-registered entrants will receive their event t'shirt at on site bib pick up.  On site registrants will recive a t'shirt after the event if available.

Must be 18 or older

All participants in the 11th Annual Dirty Dog Dash must be at least 18 years of age on race day.

Packet pickup:

On Site Bib/t'shirt pick up and on site registration

Friday, June 5: Snowflake Lounge at Boyne Mountain Resort, 6pm - 9pm
Saturday, June 6: Event Venue near the base of the Mountain Express Lift, 8:30am - 10:30am
NOTE: pre-registered entrants can pick up their bib and t'shirt any time prior to the start of their assigned wave 

Registration info:

Entry fee includes event participation, race bib, chip timing, event t'shirt and a beer ticket for those participants 21 and older.


 Hurry, there are only 1000 entries remaining for this event.








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