Saturday, July 20, 2024

Look for 2024 Registration to open soon!

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 - 12:00PM EDT

Half Marathon Wheelchair Race

7:29AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

Bob Olson 10 Mile Run

8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

5 Mile Run

8:50AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

10 Mile Walk

7:15AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

5 Mile Walk

8:55AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

2 Mile Fun Run/Walk

9:20AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

Canal Run Gives Back

The Canal Run is proud to announce proceeds from the 2023 Canal Run will go to 31 Backpacks through the Canal Run Gives Back program. This program has put $20,000 into nonprofits that serve Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw or Ontonagon counties since 2017. 31 Backpacks is a non-profit organization providing food for at-risk children in our community on weekends and during school breaks. 

Canal Run 2023 Countdown!

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