Saturday, Oct 21, 2023

The Ultra Bird 12hr and 6hr Trail Races

West Olive, MI 12hrs, 10K, 6hrs, 5K Sat

This Event Took Place Sat. Oct 21, 2023

Event Details

Myles the Ultra Bird is back in 2024 for the 7th year of the Ultra Bird Trail Races!

Located at the beautiful Pigeon Creek Park: 12524 Stanton Street
West Olive, MI 49460

The 2024 event will be held on Saturday OCT 19, 2024:
12HR, 6HR, 5k and 10k
5K: 9:00 AM
10K: 9:00 AM.

**5K and 10K start at 9:00 AM THIS YEAR!


All runners will start and finish at the Pigeon Creek Ski Lodge. Runners will race on a 5k loop on the well groomed and scenic trails of Pigeon Creek. Elevation gain per loop is around 165 ft. One "bigger" steady climb with a big downhill per loop.

*We want to note that the park will still be open to the public during our event due to Ottawa County Parks regulations. We will have signage and the trails will be marked where runners will be running so that people will be well aware there is an event taking place, however we cannot legally instruct people to stay off the trails and out of the park. Please join us in showing respect and professionalism to all people at the park on race day! We take pride in "sharing our trails" and we ask that you do as well!

Race Accommodations:

Parking will be available on-site at Pigeon Creek County Park within walking distance of the start/finish. Address for Pigeon Creek Park: 12524 Stanton Street, West Olive, MI 49460

There will be an aid station at the start/finish as well as a place for "drop bags". We will have hydration, trail snacks/food (Pre-packaged), and amazing volunteers and staff to keep motivating you to the finish!

Bathrooms will be available at the start/finish.

There are many hotels and great places to stay within a 10-mile radius in beautiful Holland, MI!


2024 SWAG and Prizes will be announced soon!


Pacers ARE allowed for the 12 and 6 hour events!

12 & 6 Hour Rules

12 HR race starts at 8:00am
6 HR race starts at 8:00am

LAST LOOP RULE: If you come into the Start/Finish 15 Minutes before cut off , you may elect to go out for one (1) final loop. You MUST start your final loop AT or BEFORE 15 minutes before the end of your event.There are no bonus loops for this event.

DROPPING: You may drop AT ANY TIME. You do NOT need to run the whole amount of time that you have signed up for. That is the beauty of a "timed-ultra"!

Packet Pick Up

2024 Packet Pick Up:
Location: Pigeon Creek Park 12524 Stanton Street, West Olive, MI 49460, at the Lodge where the Start/Finish is located. Date and times to come!

Charity Partner

Our 2024 Charity Partner is Gateway Mission. Check out and support their incredible work here:

10% of all event profits go towards helping Gateway Mission. Donations will be accepted at the race as well!

Cancellation, Refunds and Bib-Transfers

This event will be held rain or shine! There are NO refunds for this event, you may however transfer your Bib to another runner or to another Egress Endurance Event. (Differences in event price will not be refunded if any, and the “balance” of event differences needs to be paid if transferring the event is more expensive.) If a bib transfer needs to take place please reach out to

12&6 HR Requirements

All 12&6 HR runners will need to bring a head lamp.


Please do not hesitate to ask questions! You can email all questions to

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Event's current local time: 9:18 AM ET


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