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Saturday, July 20, 2024

2024 Registration is now open!

The U.P.'s Premier Running Event

The event includes a half marathon, half marathon wheelchair division, 10 mile run, 10 mile walk, 5 mile run, 5 mile blade division, 5 mile walk and 2 mile run/walk! Our event features a beautiful course along the Portage Canal, early registration and team discounts, participants receive an awesome Canal Run t-shirt, free high quality photo downloads after the race and custom awards for top finishers! Our event is family friendly and the highlight of many people's summer!

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Help Out!

It takes more than 100 volunteers to make this amazing event happen every year. This year, we'd love to see YOU join us in making this a memorable weekend for our participants!


Support Us!

The Canal Run’s legacy is decades long, but that doesn’t mean it comes easy. We’d love to have your financial support this year! We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.


Register for Your Race

Half Marathon

7:30AM EDT
Events: Half Marathon Half Marathon Wheelchair Race

10 Mile

7:15AM - 8:00AM EDT
Events: Bob Olson 10 Mile Run 10 Mile Walk

5 Mile

8:50AM - 8:55AM EDT
Events: 5 Mile Run 5 Mile Blade Run (Single or Double Amputee Race) 5 Mile Walk

2 Mile

9:20AM EDT
Events: 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Kids Dash

10:30AM EDT
Events: Kids Dash Kids Dash - shirt included

Run the U.P. Challenge

7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Canal Run Gives Back

The Canal Run is proud to announce proceeds from the 2024 Canal Run will go to the Copper Country Humane Society through the Canal Run Gives Back program. This program has put $25,000 into nonprofits that serve Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw or Ontonagon counties since 2017. The Copper Country Humane Society is a non-profit (501c3) organization that is dedicated to the welfare and humane treatment of animals. 

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