In Memory of

Grace Williams Edwards Owens (1936 – 2022)

a person that lived by her name, GRACE.

Grace Edwards Owens

The September 17, 2022 “Run for the Hills!” 5K Fundraiser at Hidden Lake Gardens gets a gift match from the late Grace Edwards Owens.

Grace lives on through her family and contributions she made to the Irish Hills community, which she loved.

Welcome to Oh These Irish Hills!

Home of the “Run for the Hills! 5K, proudly declared “THE HILLEST COURSE IN SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN!

You can “Run or Walk for the Hill of it” and earn naming rights to the switchback or one of the hills.

 Join in our 12th Annual Run for the Hills event at Hidden Lake Gardens in Tipton, MI. Two options available this year! Participate in our professionally timed event on September 17th or a virtual event anytime the Gardens is open beginning September 18th through October 2nd.

Come enjoy an amazing walk or run through the beautiful scenery, or compete for naming rights to one of our three big hills.

Run for the Hills!

This year you have the option of participating in a professionally timed event on Saturday, September 17, 2022 or you can participate in our virtual event any time the Gardens’ is open from September 18th – October 2nd.

Our hybrid course is well marked and allows you to race in your choice of conditions. To compete with others, you will use a running app to track yourself. 

Proceeds from the race will be donated to the Hidden Lake Gardens Reach for the Sky project and Oh These Irish Hills!

New this year, Finisher Medals!

REMINDER – To be guaranteed a t-shirt, please be sure to register by September 9, 2022.  

6214 Monroe Road (Hwy M-50), Tipton, MI 49287

Proceeds from this year's event will benefit Hidden Lake Gardens' "Reach for the Sky Project" and OTIH!