Saturday, July 16, 2022

Registration is NOW open for the 47th annual Canal Run!

Race Guide

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!

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Race to 1,000!

“Race to 1,000” is a referral program where past Canal Run runners and walkers can refer first-time racers for a discount on their own race! Refer someone and get money off your registration fee!

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Half Marathon

$55 7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after July 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Half Marathon Wheelchair Race

$55 7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after July 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Bob Olson 10 Mile Run

$45 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after July 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

5 Mile Run

$40 8:50AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after July 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

5 Mile Blade Run (Single or Double Amputee Race)

$40 8:50AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after July 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

10 Mile Walk

$45 7:15AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after July 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

5 Mile Walk

$40 8:55AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after July 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

2 Mile Fun Run/Walk

$30 9:20AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration closes on July 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on July 9, 2022 at 12:00am EDT

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Canal Run Gives Back

The Canal Run is proud to announce proceeds from the 2022 Canal Run will go to Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Upper Michigan Chapter through the Canal Run Gives Back program. This program has put $15,000 into nonprofits that serve Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw or Ontonagon counties since 2017. Little Brothers is located in Hancock. It is a non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. They offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and celebration of life.

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