Canal Run

Sat July 18, 2020 Hancock, MI US 49930 Directions
Events

Half Marathon

$45 7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Half Marathon Wheelchair Division

$45 7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

10 Mile Run

$35 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

10 Mile Walk

$35 7:15AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

5 Mile Run

$30 8:50AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

5 Mile Run Blade (leg amputee) Division

$30 8:50AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

5 Mile Walk

$30 8:55AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

2 Mile Run/Walk

$25 9:20AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Description

The 45th Annual Canal Run is taking place Saturday, July 18, 2020 in Hancock, Michigan. 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, 2 mile run/walk and a Kids Dash. Features include 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. This is a runner-friendly, walker-friendly, kid-friendly and amputee-friendly event. 

 

Place
400 Quincy St
Hancock, MI US 49930
Race Contact Info
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How to Register

There are four ways to register for the Canal Run. Please choose the one that is easiest for you.

  1. Register Online Here!
  2. Download our registration form (PDF is available below), fill it out and mail it to us at 921 W. Sharon Ave.; Houghton, MI 49931. Checks can be made out to “Canal Run.”
  3. Contact us, and we will mail you a registration form.
  4. We will have last-minute registration Friday, July 17 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center on Finlandia University’s campus. We highly suggest registering ahead of time, though. This will save you money, and assure you get your size of shirt.

Registration Notes

  • Prices jump on April 1, July 13, July 17 and on July 18. We suggest registering as early as you can to make sure you save money!
  • We offer no refunds.
  • There is a $10 fee to change races after July 1, plus the difference in fees if moving to a more expensive race. There is no refund to go down a race.
  • Veterans and Active Military receive $2 off their registration fee.
  • U.P. Road Runners Club members receive $2 off their registration fee.
  • Online registration closes Wednesday of race week at midnight.
  • Register by May 1 to ensure your t-shirt size will be available to you race weekend.
  • Age Requirements: At least 16-years-old to compete in the half marathon, 13 to compete in the 10-mile-run and all of those under 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the five-mile run and two-mile fun run. There are no age requirements for the walking events.

Team Discounts

  • 5 or more participants in any of the races = $3 off each entry fee.
  • 10 or more participants in any of the races = $5 off each entry fee.
  • All team entry forms must be submitted together and mailed in OR filled out online through the team option on our online registration.

What Do I Get for Registering?

The Canal Run is the premier running and walking event in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. We pride ourselves in offering a great race to our participants, including:

  • Chip-timed racing through Superior Timing
  • A commemorative Canal Run t-shirt
  • Water stations throughout the course
  • A medical station at the finish stationed with medical personnel
  • Unique awards and medals for half marathon finishers, overall and age group winners
  • Free downloadable photos from the race courtesy of Brockit Photography

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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