The 13th annual Ryan Shay mile will be contested in Charlevoix, Michigan on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Charlevoix is located in the Northwestern lower peninsula.
  • Male and female races.
  • 10:30am start time.
  • Prize money breakdown is as follows:
  • 1st Place: $1,250
  • 2nd Place: $1000
  • 3rd Place: $500
  • $250 incentive for clear leader at 1/2 mile.
  • Housing will be provided. Travel money may be available.
  • Course is flat, straight and USATF certified, and includes a downhill during the last 1/4 mile.
  • The course will be run on a parade route with thousands of spectators.


We are hoping to have fields of 10-15 in each race. Our plan is to accept the 10-15 fastest male/female 1,500/mile times run in the past year or so. Entries will be closed at the end of June.

Interested parties should email the following information:

1,500/Mile Time/Or other relevant time....800, 3k etc...
Date Of Meet/Location
Your Contact Info.

Email To:
Matt Peterson

The 2020 races where not held due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2019 Results/Prize Money:

  1  Brett Myer  3:58.18  $1000
  2  Craig Huffer  3:58.58  $500
  3  Woui Mach  3:59.21  $250

  1  Anna Shields  4:30.74  $1000
  2  Maddie Alm  4:37.43  $500
  3   Jaimie Phelan-Calderon  4:37.62  $250