The Bay Area Runners Club (BARC) is made up of runners and walkers from the mid-eastern counties of Michigan, mainly Bay, Midland and Saginaw Counties. BARC is a member of the Road Runners Club of America. BARC puts on or assists with over 30 race events each year. All of BARC's races are made up of runners and walkers of all fitness and experience levels.

Join BARC!Benefits of becoming a member include receiving a discount of $1 on at least 11 races; Reese Series, and pre-entry to the following: Freeze Your Fanny, Spirit of Winter, St Pat's, Auburn Corn Stalk, Labor Day, Don Dansereau Memorial, and Annual Christmas Run and access to the club newsletter FOOTPRINTS. The membership also supports the club's web site where information is available online.

BARC also holds club meetings once a month at the Bay Area Family YMCA. Annual meeting and elections are held each year at the Christmas Run. Membership is good for 1 year from time of joining.

You may view/download our Membership Registration Form or complete our Online Member Registration Form using PayPal. Contact Linda Flues for additional membership information: (989) 894-2692 or

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