S.O.S Start of Summer Celebration!

After a long Michigan winter, we’re all excited to welcome summer! So in order to help everyone start off the season “on the right foot,” our 9th Annual Start of Summer Celebration will begin June 9th at 10am with a Trail Run followed by the S.O.S. Kids Dash. After the races, the celebration continues with food, music, and entertainment as we all gear up for another beautiful summer at Silver Lake Sand Dunes!

Everything in the S.O.S. Celebration is brought to you by us at The Silver Lake Resort & Campground and the Sierra Sands Family Lodge.

Here’s the entire lineup for the day:

 

10am – S.O.S Trail/Mud Run – No Bikes Please

Get out, get active and (possibly) get muddy! This run is open to runners ages 12 and up.  The top three finishers will have a chance to win a number of prizes from our  partners, and participants can receive a Trail Run Finisher Medal (prizes are limited).  Prizes awarded at 10:45am at the starting line.

In order to take part in this race, all participants must fill out a waiver prior to the event. You can also get a t-shirt! Here’s how to do it:

  • Waivers: Waivers are required for all participants, and are available on-line, at your place of lodging or prior to the race.  Bibs will be distributed prior to the race.
  • T-shirts: S.O.S. t-shirts are available at your place of lodging . Pick them up Friday, June 8th between 9am – 10pm. T-shirt sizes are limited, and come in adult sizes only.

Register for S.O.S. Trail/Mud Run Online & Receive Waiver

 

11:15am – S.O.S Kids Dash – No Bikes Please

New for 2018 is a dash for kids only! This run is open to runners ages 2 through 11; participants must be able to walk/run without assistance.   Participants can receive a Kids Dash Finisher Medal (prizes are limited).

In order to take part in this race, all participants must fill out a waiver prior to the event. You can also get a t-shirt! Here’s how to do it:

  • Waivers: Waivers are required for all participants, and are available on-line, at your place of lodging or prior to the race.  Waivers must be signed by a parent or guardian.  No bibs needed for this race!
  • T-shirts: S.O.S. t-shirts are available at your place of lodging . Pick them up Friday, June 8th between 9am – 10pm. T-shirt sizes are limited, and come in adult sizes only.

Register for S.O.S Kids Dash Online & Receive Waiver

 

1pm  – S.O.S. Family Scavenger Hunt

Back for another year is the S.O.S. Scavenger Hunt! This year, the event will be taking place within Silver Lake Resort & Campground; no car needed!  To participate, all you’ll need is  an S.O.S. Scavenger Card and a sharp eye.  Winners are in for sweet treat!

 

5pm to 8pm – Food & Live DJ

Don’t be late for a plate of amazing slow smoked BBQ, hot dogs, and scrumptious sides.  Top it all off with something sweet, and this picnic can’t be beat!  Cost is $3 per person, and kids 2 and under eat free.   Dinner tickets available for purchase at front desk of your lodging.  Dinner is served from 5pm-630pm

While enjoying your amazing dinner, a DJ will keep the celebration going with a lineup of the best summer hits. Feel free to request your own favorite jams as well, and kids: Don’t be shy to get your dance on!  Dance party lasts until 8pm.

 

8:30pm to 10:00pm – Movie Night:  Coco

After dinner, the day’s not over yet! Grab a blanket and cozy up to watch this year’s summer flick: Coco!

The film will be shown in our pavilion on a 10’ x 10’ projection screen with stereo surround sound. What’s missing? You guessed it: Popcorn! We’ll be serving up free, freshly popped popcorn for you and your family to enjoy while you watch the film.

 

This years S.O.S. Partners include:

  • Parrot’s Landing Jeep Tours
  • Mac Wood’s Dune Rides
  • Michigan State Police – Hart, MI Post

Thanks to everyone involved!