Mackinac Island Races 2014
Mackinac Island Races 2014 that are held on the Island include three terrific running events. One event is a 10k run or walk, one is an
eight mile run or walk and the other has both a half marathon or a 5.7
mile run and walk associated with it.
Mackinac Island Races 2012 that are held on the
Island include three (3) terrific running events. One event is a 10k run or walk, one is an eight mile run or walk and the other has both a half marathon or a 5.7 mile run and walk associated with it.
All three running and walking events on the Island are for
the avid athlete or for the person wanting to try one for the first
time. Each has a different route so a participant can enjoy
different spectacular scenery of this small Island where time has stood
still. If you aren’t a runner register as a walker and invite a friend to join you.
On the average there are between 1500 to 2000 runners or walkers participating in each road race. Each run is growing in popularity due to the wonderful Mackinac Island location and weather so be sure to plan in advance.
Mackinac Island Races 2014
events are listed below:
Island Lilac Festival 10k on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Start time is 9:30
a.m. Click here to read more info about this 10K Race.
- Annual Mackinac Island Eight Mile Run and Walk on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Start time is 9:30 a.m. Click here to get details and
- Mackinac Island Great Turtle Half Marathon and 5.7 Mile Run or Walk on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Start time is 11:30 a.m.
Many people enjoy making these events a fun Mackinac Island family
vacation too. All three races have Kids Runs associated with them. The children receive awards for participating.
Mackinac Bridge Race and Walk Events
Are Listed Below
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to run across the
Mackinac Bridge? Here are the three fantastic events to make your dream a
Mackinac Island Hotels
and the many quaint
Bed & Breakfasts
have specials for these running events if you reserve a room early.
or St. Ignace is a more economical way to participate since each town
has national chain hotels with on-going specials; and, there are Mom and
Pop motels which are budget minded due to their size and amenities.
you opt to stay off the Island you can take one of the three Mackinac
Island ferries early in the morning. Just plan ahead so you don’t miss
INSIDER TIP: If you plan to come over by a ferry on
the morning of a race, it is recommended you take an 8 a.m. boat for
the events beginning at 9:30 and a 10 a.m. boat for the 11:30 event. All
three events start quite a ways from the boat docks so plan on at least
a one mile walk. What a great way to warm up!
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