Mackinac Island Great Turtle Races

Saturday, October 26, 2013 @ 11:30 AM (EDT)
Mission Point Resort 6633 Main Street Mackinac IslandMI  49757
Saturday, October 26, 2013 @ 11:30 AM (EDT)
Mission Point Resort 6633 Main Street Mackinac IslandMI  49757

About This Activity

This year marks the 18th running of one of the most scenic trail events in the state. Join over 2,500 participants to run and walk the inside trails of Mackinac Island during the last open weekend of the season.

SOLD OUT! We have reached our 3,000 participant capacity of runners and walkers.

We can no longer take registrations online, mail-in or on Race Day.

Start Time

Half Marathon - 11:30 AM
5.7 Mile Run & Walk - 11:30 AM

Packet Pick Up

Entrants are required to pick up their number and race shirt at Mission Point Resort on:

Friday, October 25, 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 26, 9:30 - 11:15 AM

We recommend you catch a ferry from Mackinaw City or St. Ignace no later than 10:00 AM on race day.

Amenities & Awards

This year's apparel is in Great Turtle fashion with gender specific sizing for the first 2,500 registered entrants. Be sure to check the size chart when you register and register early to get the size you want.

There will be commemorative medals and post-race refreshments for all finishers.

Awards: Awards for all three events will be given to the Overall winners, the Masters Male and Female winners, and the first three finishers in each age division.

Age Divisions

Half Marathon and 5.7 Mile Run:
Men & Women: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50- 54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over.

5.7 Mile Walk:
Men & Women: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60- 64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over.


Click here to view the 1/2 Marathon course map.

Click here to view the 5.7 Mile Run & Walk course map.

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Come enjoy special race features - commemorative medals, a race shirt in Great Turtle fashion, special Halloween events for adults and kids, great end-of-season sales - plus the beauty of late fall on the Island. This is an event you won't want to miss!

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Mission Point Resort 6633 Main Street Mackinac IslandMI  49757
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