Stay in the Shade is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to fight malignant melanoma by fund raising for research, increasing awareness, and supporting patients/survivors.

Stay in the Shade's Training Runs



 Pontiac Lake Training Runs

10 Mile Trail Run

Next: TBA




Pontiac Lake Recreation Area's nationally recognized mountain bike trail offers a challenging 10 mile loop great for riders and runners alike.  The course is scenic, hilly and well maintained.  Stay in the Shade provides water and refreshments at start/finish and half-way point.  Friends and dogs welcome!  

Thanks to generous donations all training runs are free!

To register email Karl at

(please include name and email address of all those attending) 

Directions:  Pontiac Lake Recreation Area is located in White Lake and Waterford, MI.  The mountain bike trail head (10 mile run start) is accessed off of Williams Lake Road, 1/2 mile north of Highland Road (M-59).  After entering the park follow the signs to the "BEACH".  Park in the north west corner of the lot.  Email or call with questions:, 248 320 9102

Satellite Image of Pontiac Lake Recreation Area's Main Entrance/Parking Lot