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Mackinac Island 8 Mile

Saturday, September 7, 2013 @ 9:30 AM (EDT)
Mission Point Resort 6633 Main Street Mackinac IslandMI  49757
Saturday, September 7, 2013 @ 9:30 AM (EDT)
Mission Point Resort 6633 Main Street Mackinac IslandMI  49757

About This Activity

This year marks the 44th running of one of the oldest and most scenic road races in the state. Over 2000 runners and walkers will gather at Mission Point Resort to run and walk the 8 mile perimeter of Mackinac Island - be sure to be one of them.

Course

Race is run or walked on a paved road around the perimeter of Mackinac Island, along the shores of the Straits of Mackinac. The course is mostly flat and 100% paved, with shade along much of the route. Expect a fast & scenic race. There will be 3 aid stations on the course. Absolutely no roller blades, pets, wagons or other wheeled vehicles will be allowed on the course. Baby joggers are strongly discouraged due to safety concerns.

Awards

Run Awards: Awards to Overall and Masters male and female and the first five finishers in each age group.

Walk Awards: Awards to Overall and Masters male and female and the first three finishers in each age group; we will go deeper in some age groups depending on participation.

Age Groups—Both Events, Men & Women: 12 & under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over

Packet Pickup

Number pick-up and late registration will be held at Mission Point Resort on Friday night, September 6 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and on race day from 7:30 AM to 9:15 AM.

Transportation

We recommend you catch a ferry from Mackinaw City or St. Ignace no later than 8:00 AM on race day.

Hotel Information

Stay where the action is at the host hotel, Mission Point Resort. Call 800-833-7711 for reservations and rate information - BE SURE TO SAY THAT YOU ARE WITH THE 8 MILE RACE FOR BEST RATES. Other hotel information is available at: Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau, www.mackinacisland.org or 800-454-5227, Mackinaw City, www.mackinawcity.com or 800-666-0160, or St. Ignace at 800-338-6660

Map & Direction

Saturday, September 7, 2013 @ 9:30 AM (EDT)
Mission Point Resort 6633 Main Street Mackinac IslandMI  49757
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