The 11th annual Ryan Shay mile will be contested in Charlevoix, Michigan on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Charlevoix is located in the Northwestern lower peninsula.
  • Male and female races.
  • Prize money breakdown is as follows:
  • 1st Place: $1,000
  • 2nd Place: $500
  • 3rd Place: $250
  • $250 incentive for "clear" leader at 1/2 mile.
  • $500.00 incentive for course record win. 
  • 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

2017 Results/Prize Money:

  1  Jake Edwards  4:00.56  $1000
  2  Nate Brannen  4:01.15  $500
  3  Nick Harris  4:01.25  $250

  1  Heather Kampf  4:30.83  $1000
  2  Katie Landwehr    4:31.64  $500
  3   Alexina Wilson  4:35.43  $250