June 24, 2019

On Your Mark, Set, RACE!

Running, triathlon, biking, and canoe races around the North
By Northern Express Staff & Contributors | June 8, 2019

Saturday, June 15
Kristie Yaakoby Memorial Triathlon
Nedows Bay Beach, Leland
events.bytepro.net

Saturday, June 15
Glen Arbor Solstice Half Marathon & 5K
Downtown Glen Arbor
www.enduranceevolution.com

Saturday, June 15
Ellsworth 5K Pig Roast Fun Run
9467 Park St., Ellsworth
www.runsignup.com

Saturday, June 15
Ragnar Trail Relay: SOLD OUT
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling
www.runragnar.com/event-detail/trail/michigantrail#overview

Saturday, June 15
Color Blaze Color Run/Fun Walk: 2.5 Miles 7800 Mill St., Vanderbilt
www.eventbrite.com

Sunday, June 16
Ragnar Trail Relay: SOLD OUT
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling
www.runragnar.com/event-detail/trail/michigantrail#overview

Saturday, June 22
4th Annual Brave Hearts Estate 5K Color Run 4171 Ely Rd., Pellston
injuredsoldiers.org/wordpress/event/4th-annual-brave-hearts-estate-5k-color-run/

Saturday, June 22
Charlevoix Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
113 Bridge St., Charlevoix
www.charlevoixmarathon.com

Saturday, June 22
Brain Warriors 5K Run/Walk/Roll
Little Traverse Wheelway, Petoskey
www.raceentry.com/brain-warriors-5k-runwalkroll/race-information

Saturday, June 22
45th Parallel Paddle Festival: 6 Mile Paddle Race, 3 Mile Rec Race, Duathlon: Paddle & Bike
Suttons Bay Beach
www.racetc.com/45th-parallel

Saturday, June 22
R3 Triathlon: Short Course or Long Course East Jordan Tourist Park
www.adventuresportsnorth.com

Saturday, June 29
Big Ticket Festival Music 5K Otsego County Fairgrounds, Gaylord
www.bigticketfestival.com/btf-music-5k/

Saturday, June 29
Cheboygan Waterways Open Water Challenge: 13.5 Miles
9730 US Hwy 23, Mackinaw City
www.paddleguru.com/races/7thAnnualWaterwaysFestivalOpenWaterChallenge2019

Saturday, June 29
Stars, Stripes & Splatter 5K Color Race
Jazz Live Field, GT Resort & Spa, Acme
www.starsstripesandsplatter.com

Thursday, July 4
Beulah Firecracker 5K
273 S. Benzie Blvd., Beulah
clcba.org/event/5k-firecracker-run/

Thursday, July 4
43rd Annual Independence Day Run: 2 Mile & 10K
Front St., near Sunset Park, Boyne City
tritofinish.com/boynecityindependencedayrun 

Thursday, July 4
Paul Revere 5K & 10 Mile Run
111 W. Bay St., Harbor Springs
www.runsignup.com

Thursday, July 4
Cherry Mile & Cherry Kid’s Fun Run
521 S. Union St., TC
www.cherryfestival.org

Thursday, July 4
Northport Run for Funds: 2 Mile & 5K
Northport Marina
www.tctrackclub.com/local-calendar/northport-run-for-funds

Saturday, July 6
Manistee Firecracker 5K
Manistee Middle/High School
http://runmanistee.blogspot.com/
Saturday, July 6
Meijer Festival of Races 5K, 10K, 15K, Chateau GT Half Marathon
521 S. Union St., TC
www.cherryfestival.org

Sunday, July 7
Traverse City Cherry Triathlons: Olympic, Sprint Triathlon/Sprint Duathlon
Greilick Outdoor Recreation Center, TC
3disciplines.com/event/?x=13&y=1

Saturday, July 13
Black Bear Gran Fondo: 100, 62 or 45 Mile Loop
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling
blackbeargranfondo.com

Saturday, July 13
Waugoshance Trail Marathon, Marathon Relay & Half Marathon
Marathon & Marathon Relay: Cross Village
Half Marathon: Wilderness State Park
www.greatlakesendurance.com

Saturday, July 13
Sweaty Yeti 5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run 101 
Maple St., East Jordan
www.sweatyyetirun.com

Saturday, July 13
Alpenfest Run: 5K, 10K, 1 Mile
Pavilion, Main St., Gaylord
www.gaylordalpenfest.com/2019-alpenfest-run

Saturday, July 15
Michigan Mountain Mayhem Spring Classic: 50k, 100k, 160k & 200k: sold out
119 Water St., Boyne City
www.michiganmountainmayhem.com

Saturday, July 20
Bear River Crawl: 5K & 10K
Bay Front Park, Petoskey
www.northernmichigansportsmed.com/wellness-a-fitness/brc

Saturday, July 20
Friends of Fishtown 5K
Fishtown
www.fishtownmi.org

Saturday, July 20
Indian River Summerfest Kiwanis Club 5K & 10K Foot Race
Lumbar Yard, Indian River
www.irchamber.com/event-schedule/summerfest-2

Saturday, July 20
Frankfort Port City Run: 5K Race, 5K Walk & 1 Mile Family Fun Run
601 Main St., Frankfort
www.facebook.comevents/839184039789886/

Saturday, July 20
Traverse City Trails Festival: Bike 40, 25, 15, 8 Miles Races/Tours
6841 Brown Bridge Rd., TC
www.nmmbatctf.com/registration

Sunday, July 21
Indian River Biathlon: 2 Mile Kayak & 11 Bike DeVoe Beach, Burt Lake, Indian River
www.active.com

Monday, July 22
Venetian Swim Meet
Charlevoix Area Community Pool
www.charlevoixpool.org

Tuesday, July 23
Running Bear Run 5K, 1/2 Mile Kids’ Run/Walk
Cherry Republic, Glen Arbor
www.runningbearrun.com

Saturday, July 27
AuSable River Canoe Marathon
AuSable River, Grayling
www.ausablecanoemarathon.org

Saturday, July 27
11th Annual Ryan Shay Mile
M-66/Bridge St., Charlevoix
www.venetianraces.com/reg-shay-mile

Saturday, July 27
G.R.A 10K/5K
Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling
www.ausableriverfest.com/schedule-of-events/2019-events-draft-only

Saturday, July 27
The Alden Run 5K, 10K, 2 Mile Walk
9052 SE Torch Lake Dr., Alden
www.aldenrun.com

Saturday, July 27
Jeff Drenth Memorial Footraces: 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run
5K/10K: Corner of Park Ave./Grant St; 
1 Mile: Under stoplight on Bridge St., Charlevoix
www.venetianraces.com

 

Saturday, July 27
Timber Beast Adventure Race: Run, Bike, Canoe/Kayak
315 S. River St., Evart
https://timberbeast.weebly.com/

Saturday, July 27
TriWalloon: Sprint Triathlon, Sprint Relay, Sprint Aquabike, Sprint Duathlon
4069 M-75, Walloon Lake
https://triwalloon.com/ 

Sunday, July 28
AuSable River Canoe Marathon
AuSable River, Grayling
www.ausablecanoemarathon.org/

Sunday, July 28
Traverse City Triathlon
Bowers Harbor, TC
www.enduranceevolution.com/traverse-city-triathlon/

Saturday, August 3
Michigan Adventure Race: Traverse City - 7-8 or 18 Hours
Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center, TC
https://miadventurerace.com/traverse-city-edition/race-information/ 

Saturday, August 3
Port Oneida Run: 10K, 5K, 1/4 Mile Fun Run 3164 W. Harbor Hwy., Glen Arbor
www.phsb.org/1461/recent-news/

Saturday, August 3
Harborun 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run
Veterans Memorial Park, Elk Rapids
https://elkrapidsharbordays.org/events-schedule/ 

Saturday, August 3
Cherry Roubaix Gran Fondo: 90, 60, 40, 20 Miles
Front St., TC
www.cherry-roubaix.com

Saturday, August 3
Elk Rapids Harbor Days Paddle Race
Elk Rapids
www.racetc.com 

Sunday, August 4
Michigan Runner Girl Trail 10K & 5K
8580 E. Horn Rd., Lake Leelanau
https://runsignup.com/

Friday, August 9
Kids Swim for Grand Traverse Bay: 1/2 Mile West End Beach, TC
www.swimforgtbay.com/

Saturday, August 10
Antrim County Fair 5K
Antrim County Fairgrounds, Bellaire
http://antrimcountyfair.com/

Saturday, August 10
Crystal Lake Team Marathon & Solo Marathon Beulah Park
http://clcba.org/event/crystal-lake-team-marathon/

Saturday, August 10
Swim for Grand Traverse Bay: 2 Miles
Greilickville Harbor Park, Elmwood Township
www.swimforgtbay.com 

Saturday, August 10
Run the Pier 5K
Downtown Manistee
www.runthepier.com/ 

Sunday, August 11
TC - Run MI Cheap: 13.1, 10K, 5K
13890 S. West Bayshore Dr., TC
www.runmichigancheap.com/

Tuesday, August 13
Petoskey Triathlon
101 W. Lake St., Petoskey
www.raceentry.com/

Thursday, August 15
VASA Single Track - Speed of Light - Time Trial Supply Rd., VASA Single Track parking lot, TC
https://nmmba.net/vst-fiesta-speed-of-light

Saturday, August 17
Churchill Classic Trail Run 5K, 10K, 1 Mile & Half Marathon
North Central State Trailhead, Cheboygan
https://churchillclassic.enmotive.com/events/register/2019-churchill-classic-trail-run 

Saturday, August 17
7th Annual Dune Dash 4-Mile Run/Walk Base of Dune Climb, Empire
www.dunedash.com/

Saturday, August 17
Paddle 4 The Pool: 2-Mile or 4-Mile Courses Ferry Beach, Lake Charlevoix
www.paddle4thepool.com/ 

Sunday, August 18
Short’s Glacial Hills Challenge: Mountain Bike Race
Glacial Hills Trailhead, Bellaire
https://funpromotions.com/events/glacial-hills-challenge/

Saturday, August 24
Chemical Bank Kingsley Heritage Days 5K & Fun Run
Brownson Park, Kingsley
www.kingsleyheritagedays.net/5k-and-fun-run

Saturday, August 24
North Country Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 50-Mile: SOLD OUT
3500 Udell Hills Rd, Wellston
http://northcountryrun.com/

Saturday, August 24
Power Island - Rapa Nui: Paddle, Run, Paddle Bowers Harbor, TC
http://www.racetc.com/rapa-nui/

Saturday, August 24
IRONKIDS Fun Run Race
Open Space Park, TC
www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman-70.3/traverse-city.aspx#/axzz5phcWO4xw

Sunday, August 25
North Country Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 50-Mile: SOLD OUT
3500 Udell Hills Rd, Wellston
http://northcountryrun.com

Sunday, August 25
Ironman 70.3/Traverse City: SOLD OUT Open Space Park, TC
www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman-70.3/traverse-city.aspx#/axzz5phcWO4xw

Saturday, August 31
Cadillac Festival of Races: 10K, 5K, Adventure Triathlon & Stand Up Paddle Board
Cadillac City Park & Rotary Pavilion Area
www.cadillacfestivalofraces.com/

Saturday, August 31
Beaver Island Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Beaver Island Ferry Transit
https://runsignup.com/ 

Sunday, September 1
Boyne City Triathlon
Peninsula Beach Park, Boyne City
https://tritofinish.com/boyne-city-triathlon/

Sunday, September 1
Vineyard to Bay 15K & 5K
Brengman Brothers at Crain Hill Vineyards, TC
https://localraces.com/events/suttons-bay-mi/vineyard-to-bay

Saturday, September 7
9/11 Honor Run 5K
F&M Park, TC
https://runsignup.com/ 

Saturday, September 7
Harbor Springs Cycling Classic: 20, 45 or 60 Miles
Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs
http://birchwoodinn.com/hscyclingclassic.html

Saturday, September 14
Tri Up North Triathlon: 22 & 10 Mile Courses 601 Main St., Frankfort
www.tri-upnorth.com

Saturday, September 21
Drew Kostic Memorial 5K (DK5K)
Twisted Trails Off- Road Park, Copemish
www.dk5k.info 

Saturday, September 21
Moonlight Madness 5K
Petoskey State Park
https://runsignup.com 

Saturday, September 28
Farm Day 5K & 10K
Peace Ranch, TC
www.peaceranchtc.com/events/5kfarmday/ 

Saturday, September 28
Bear Claw Epic Mountain Bike Race
Cadillac Pathway, Cadillac
www.bearclawepic.com

Saturday, October 5
Sleeping Bear Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K Lake Michigan Beach Park, Empire
www.enduranceevolution.com/sleeping-bear-marathon-half-marathon-5k/

Saturday, October 5
Leif Eriksson Day Row & Run: Duathlon & 5K Run
Ferry Beach, Charlevoix
www.active.com

Saturday, October 5
Foothills 25, 10 & 5K
Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls
https://runsignup.com

Sunday, October 6
Petoskey-Run MI Cheap: Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
East Park, Petoskey
https://runsignup.com/

Saturday, October 12
Remembrance Run: 5K or 1 Mile “Fall Color” Tour
Timber Ridge RV & Recreation Resort, TC
https://runsignup.com/remembrancerun

Saturday, October 19
George Hawley Memorial Run 5K/10K
Jordan River National Fish Hatchery, Elmire https://www.tctrackclub.com/local-calendar/jordan-valley-george-hawley

Sunday, October 20
KAYSO Glow 5K
Kalkaska County Fairgrounds
https://www.raceentry.com/

Saturday, October 26
TC Zombie 5K Run
Right Brain Brewery, TC
www.tczombierun.com/

*Photo above courtesy of National Cherry Festival

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