Earn Bragging Rights and a Finisher Medal when you Run the “Hilliest Course in Southeast Michigan!”

NEW THIS YEAR – Your Registration and/or Gardens Entrance Fee Includes Admission to the long anticipated Canopy Walk!!

Run for the Hills!

OTIH! Run for the Hills Finisher MedalJoin in our 13th Annual Run for the Hills event at Hidden Lake Gardens in Tipton, Michigan. Come for an amazing walk or run through Hidden Lake Gardens’ beautiful scenery. Proceeds from the race will be donated to the Hidden Lake Gardens Reach for the Sky project and Oh These Irish Hills!

2022 Finishers Medal shown. The 2023 image will be coming soon. All participants will receive a finishers medal!


  • $35 until September 10th, then $40.
  • Kids 14 and under are $10, this price is automatically applied during registration.
  • Entry fee includes access to the new Reach for the Sky 700-foot Canopy Walk.


  • Are guaranteed with registration until 9/10.
  • Are not guaranteed after 9/10/23.
  • Will be available while supplies last at packet pickup.


  • Top finisher in each age group will get a gift certificate.
  • 5k run, 5k walk, 1 mile run, and 1 mile walk age groups:
    • 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over.
      (Please note there will be separate run and walk categories this year).

Packet Pickup: The morning of the race starting at 7:30 am

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted live during the race and online at this website.

Virtual option available: Unable to make the race in person but would like to run or walk virtually, please see the virtual information tab at the top of the page. Pricing for ages 0-14 for the Virtual race is $10, and will be automatically applied during registration.