August 19, 2022

2022 Summer Race Calendar

Let's get moving!
By Jamie Kauffold | May 21, 2022

Time to get in gear—race season is here! We’ve compiled 50+ running, biking, paddling, and swimming races around northern Michigan for you to enter this summer. (It’s also fine if you just want to cheer your friends on from your lounge chair.) This is not an exhaustive list, and more will be popping up as the temperatures rise. We recommend checking each race’s website for the latest information on registration, dates, and courses. Happy trails!

Saturday, May 28, 2022
Bayshore 26.2, 13.1 (sold out), 10K (sold out), Kids 1.2 Mile
Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City
bayshoremarathon.org

Saturday, May 28, 2022
Stafford's Top of Michigan Festival of Races
Bayfront Park, Petoskey
trailscouncil.org/top-of-michigan-marathon

Sunday, May 29, 2022
North Mitten 13.1, 10K & 5K
Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville
crystalmountain.com/event/north-mitten

Sunday, May 29, 2022
The Back Lot 5K Fun Run & Walk
Bayfront Park, Petoskey
unation.com/event/9653777

Monday, May 30, 2022
The Outfitter Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk
Zorn Park, Harbor Springs
outfitterharborsprings.com/pages/memorial-day-5k-run-walk-1

Monday, May 30, 2022
Rotary Stride for S.T.R.I.V.E. 5K
400 Linden St., Cadillac
runsignup.com/Race/MI/Cadillac/ROTARYSTRIDEFORSTRIVE5K

Saturday, June 04, 2022
Hanson Hills Challenge 5M & 3M Trail Run
7601 Old Lake Rd., Grayling
runsignup.com/Race/MI/Grayling/HansonHillsChallenge5MileTrailRun

Saturday, June 04, 2022
Rock the Light 5K Run or Walk
Leelanau State Park Trailhead, Densmore Rd., Northport
runsignup.com/Race/MI/Northport/RocktheLight5KVirtualRunWalk

Saturday, June 04, 2022
Dirty Dog Dash
Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls
boynemountain.com/upcoming-events/dirty-dog-dash

Saturday, June 04, 2022
Kick-yer Assparagus 5K Fun Run & Walk
Empire Public Beach, 11260 S Lake Michigan Dr., Empire
empirechamber.com/2022-empire-asparagus-festival-schedule-of-events

Saturday, June 11, 2022
Lighthouse 100: 100 Mile & 50 Mile
Mission Point Lighthouse, Traverse City
lighthouse100ultra.com

Saturday, June 11, 2022
Harbor Springs Cycling Classic: 20, 45 or 60 Miles
Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs
birchwoodinn.com/hscyclingclassic.html

Saturday, June 11, 2022
M22 Challenge - Run/Bike/Paddle: SOLD OUT
South-bound lane of M-109
m22challenge.com

Saturday, June 18, 2022
Charlevoix Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
Bridge St., Charlevoix
charlevoixmarathon.com

Saturday, June 18, 2022
Glen Arbor Solstice Half Marathon & 5K
6050 South Lake St., Downtown Glen Arbor
glenarborhalfmarathon.com

Friday, June 24, 2022
Ragnar Trail Michigan
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling
runragnar.com/event-detail/trail/michigantrail#overview

Saturday, June 25, 2022
7th Annual 5K Color Run
Brave Hearts Estate, Pellston
injuredsoldiers.org/events-calendar

Sunday, July 03, 2022
Firecracker Short Track Mountain Bike Race
Crystal Mountain, top of Crystal Clipper, Thompsonville
crystalmountain.com/event/firecracker-bike-race

Monday, July 04, 2022
George Anderson Memorial Northport Run for Funds: 2 Mile Run, 2 Mile Walk, 5K
Northport Marina, Northport
runsignup.com/Race/MI/Northport/GeorgeAndersonMemorialNorthportRunforFunds

Monday, July 04, 2022
Firecracker 5K Run
273 S. Benzie Blvd., Beulah
clcba.org/event/5k-firecracker-run

Monday, July 04, 2022
Paul Revere 5K & 10 Mile Run
111 W. Bay St., Harbor Springs
runsignup.com/Race/MI/HarborSprings/PaulRevere5K10MileRun

Monday, July 04, 2022
Central Lake Victory4Veterans 5K
2530 N. Main St., Central Lake
centrallakevictory4veterans5k.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=15159

Thursday, July 07, 2022
Cherry Kids Fun Run: 1 Mile
TC Central High School, Traverse City
cherryfestival.org/events/2022/cherry-kids-fun-run

Thursday, July 07, 2022
Cherry Mile
TC Central High School, Traverse City
cherryfestival.org/events/2022/cherry-mile

Saturday, July 09, 2022
Meijer Festival of Races: 5K, 10K, 15K & Half Marathon
TC Central High School, Traverse City
cherryfestival.org/events/2021/meijer-festival-of-races2

Saturday, July 09, 2022
Black Bear Gran Fondo: 100, 62 or 45 Mile Loop
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling
blackbeargranfondo.com

Saturday, July 09, 2022
Sweaty Yeti 5K & One Mile Fun Run
Boswell Stadium, East Jordan
sweatyyetirun.com

Saturday, July 16, 2022
Waugoshance Trail Marathon: Half Marathon & Marathon Relay
Cross Village or Wilderness State Park
greatlakesendurance.com/michigan-races/waugoshance.html

Saturday, July 16, 2022
Bear River Crawl 5K Run
Bay Front Park, Petoskey
nmsportsmed.com/events/bear-river-crawl-5k-10k-run

Saturday, July 16, 2022
TriWalloon: Sprint Triathlon, Sprint Relay, Sprint Aquabike, Sprint Duathlon
Walloon Village
triwalloon.com

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Venetian Swim Meet
Charlevoix Area Community Pool
venetianfestival.com/games

Saturday, July 23, 2022
Ryan Shay Mile: INVITATION ONLY
Intersection of US-31 & M-66, Charlevoix
venetianfestival.com/games

Saturday, July 23, 2022
Drenth Memorial Foot Races: 10K, 5K, Family Mile
Charlevoix
venetianraces.com/home/DrenthFootRace

Saturday, July 23, 2022
Traverse City Trails Festival 28 Mile Race, 28 Mile Tour & 15 Mile Race
Ranch Rudolf, Traverse City
nmmbatctf.com

Sunday, July 24, 2022
Indian River Biathlon: 2 Mile Kayak & 11 Bike
DeVoe Beach, Burt Lake, Indian River
facebook.com/IndianRiverBiathlon

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Running Bear Run 5K, 1/2 Mile Kids' Run/Walk
Cherry Republic, Glen Arbor
runningbearrun.com

Saturday, July 30, 2022
The Alden Run 5K, 10K, 2 Mile Walk
Helena Township Community Center, Alden
aldenrun.com

Saturday, July 30, 2022
AuSable River Canoe Marathon
AuSable River, Grayling
ausablecanoemarathon.org

Saturday, July 30, 2022
AuSable River Festival G.R.A. 10K & 5K
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling
graylingchamber.com/event/ausable-river-festival-5k-10k

Saturday, August 06, 2022
Port Oneida Run: Farmers Flat & Fast 5K, Homesteaders Hardcore 5K & Tiller's 10K
3164 W. Harbor Hwy., Glen Arbor
phsb.org/events-calendar/port-oneida-run

Saturday, August 06, 2022
Harborun 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run
Corner of Spruce St. & River St., Elk Rapids
elkrapidsharbordays.org/erhd-events-schedule

Sunday, August 07, 2022
Harbor Springs Coastal Crawl Open Water Swimming Event
Zorn Park, Harbor Springs
coastalcrawl.org

Saturday, August 13, 2022
Crystal Lake Team Marathon & Solo Marathon
284 S. Benzie Blvd., Beulah
clcba.org/event/crystal-lake-team-marathon

Saturday, August 13, 2022
Run the Pier 5K
5th Ave., Downtown Manistee
runthepier.com

Saturday, August 13, 2022
Drew Kostic Memorial 5K (DK5K)
Twisted Trails Off Road Park, Copemish
dk5k.info

Saturday, August 13, 2022
Antrim County 5K Fair Run
Antrim County Fairgrounds, Bellaire
runsignup.com/Race/MI/Bellaire/AntrimCounty5KFairRun

Sunday, August 14, 2022
Mackinac Island Swim: SOLD OUT
Mackinac Island
swimaroundmac.com

Sunday, August 14, 2022
French Valley Wine Run 5K
French Valley Vineyard, Cedar
runsignup.com/Race/MI/Cedar/FrenchValleyWineRun5k

Sunday, August 21, 2022
Traverse City Triathlon: Olympic & Sprint Distances
Bowers Harbor, West Grand Traverse Bay
traversecitytriathlon.com

Saturday, August 27, 2022
North Country Trail Run: Ultra Marathon, Marathon, Half Marathon (FULL)
3500 Udell Hills Rd., Manistee
northcountrytrailrun.com

Saturday, August 27, 2022
Cedar Polka Fest: Run 4 The Kielbasa 4 Mile Run & Pierogi Fun Run
8998 S. Kasson St., Cedar
cedarpolkafest.org/run-4-the-kielbasa

Sunday, August 28, 2022
Kingsley Heritage Days 5K & Fun Run
Brownson Park, Kingsley
kingsleyheritagedays.net/5k-and-fun-run

Sunday, August 28, 2022
North Country Trail Run: 50K Ultra, Half Marathon
3500 Udell Hills Rd., Manistee
northcountrytrailrun.com

Sunday, September 11, 2022
Ironman 70.3 Michigan
Frankfort
ironman.com/im703-michigan

Saturday, September 17, 2022
Harbor Springs Cycling Classic: 20, 45 or 60 Miles
Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs
birchwoodinn.com/hscyclingclassic.html

Sunday, September 18, 2022
Betsie Valley Trail Run: 13.1, 10K, 5K, 1 Mile
Webber Sports Complex, Thompsonville
northmittenevents.com/events

 

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