News & Results

Meijer Festival of Races 2014 Results

July 14, 2014, 10:12 am

The Meijer Festival of Races 5K, 10K, 15K & half marathon took place on Saturday with over 2900 racers participating.

Results have been published and you can find them at

Thanks to everyone who participated in this race and look forward to having you sign-up through Byte again next year! 

First Annual Traverse City Youth Triathlon

July 9, 2014, 3:08 pm

Our friends at Up North Media who host popular Traverse City events such as the Traverse City Turkey TrotHere's Mud In Your Eye 5K are hosting a new youth only triathlon taking place right here in Northern Michigan. 

The event will take place on Saturday, September 6th at 8 am and host two age cateogories, 12 & under as well as 13-18 and all of the events will be held at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. 

The Traverse City Youth Triathlon will benefit TCAPS and is open to any registrant with a helmet and the abilty to swim without assistance. 

This will be the perfect event for any child looking to compete on a new and exciting level! Please spread the word and let parents of young athletes know about this upcoming event. 

Cost is $30 online, $40 day of. 

More information can be found at

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Beulah Firecracker 5K Race Results

July 7, 2014, 3:24 pm

The past Fourth of July weekend was packed with beaches, air shows, BBQs and of course running races!

The annual Beulah Firecracker 5K hosted by the Crystal Lake Community Business Association was held in downtown Beulah, MI on the morning of the 4th of July and over 200 racers started their day off on the right foot by running or walking 3.1 miles. 

Here are the race results.

New This Year - The Meijer Festival of Races Half Marathon

June 16, 2014, 2:47 pm

New This Year - The Meijer Festival of Races Half Marathon

In just 26 days, thousands of cherry-loving racers will line up for the Meijer Festival of Races put on by the National Cherry Festival

The 5K & 15K have been crowd pleasers for years as everyone feels like a winner as the runners are cheered on by those setting up for the parade down Front Street directly after the race. 

This year, the return of the 10K and inaugural half marathon have joined the race line-up which is sure to attract runners interested in long distances! 

Race maps have been posted for the 5K, 10K, & 15K and a short video teaser has been published for the half marathon. The half marathon course appears to be going through some private property on old mission and the scenary looks AMAZING! 

Bayshore Marathon Running Results

May 27, 2014, 4:10 pm

The annual Bayshore Marathon took place on Saturday. The weather was great and thousands of racers competed in a 10K, half marathon and marathon through the rolling hills of the Old Mission Peninsula. 

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Bayshore Marathon for working with us again this year and to everyone who registered online using our registration system. Go all rock! 

That being said, here are the results from the races

If you are interested in upcoming races in Traverse City and the surrounding areas, please visit

Homeward Bound 5K Presented by Traverse City West High School

May 22, 2014, 11:22 am

Homeward Bound 5KTraverse City West hosted the first ever Homeward Bound 5K on Sunday, May 18th to benefit Pete's Place, a homeless shelter for teens in Northern Michigan. 

The event was a great success with over 170 races registering online alone. It was a pleasure working with multiple students to get the online registration page set-up and helping the cause by providing low-cost services. 

Here are the results from the Homeward Bound 5K Run/Walk.

Run the Ridge 10K Team Relay

May 14, 2014, 2:52 pm

Run the RidgeLast Saturday was the Run the Ridge 10K Relay race at Timber Ridge in Traverse City. This event allowed runners to partner up and "pass the baton" at the 5K mark and run through the winding trails of the Pere Marquette State Forest. 

Here are the results and photos of this wonderful Spring race. 

For more information about this race please visit

Mud Sweat & Beers 2014 Race Results

May 5, 2014, 2:18 pm

Mud Sweat & BeersThe 2014 Mud Sweat & Beers Fat Tire Fest was a cold one this year with temperatures in the 30s and 40s. 

There was a great turnout and byteEvents very own, Tim Barrons competed. 

Here are the results: 

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Updates to byteEvents Part II

May 2, 2014, 10:18 am

We are now at Part II of recent byteEvent updates. If you missed Part I, you may want to visit the page before or after reading these updates. 

Keep your Customers Informed

Event Administrators now have the ability to customize the content in the email receipt and online "thank you for registering page".  This is perfect for letting customers know what to bring, where to go or even a space to promote another upcoming event! 

You will find this text area once you log-in as the event administrator and "Go to..." > Event Details.


Additional Receipt Copy

Updates to byteEvents Part I

May 1, 2014, 10:45 am


As byteEvents enters its fourth year since inception in 2010, we have grown drastically hosting online registration for over 60 Michigan-based events. As we grow, we add more and more feature requests from our users and staff. Here is Part I of this two part update series.  


More customizable options

The customer now has control over making registrants viewable to the public. Oftentimes there are events where registration needs to be more private (especially if those under 18 are being registered). We've made this feature editable in the admin tools.

Simply go to... > Event Details > Hide Registrants.

Click here to view registrants

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