45th annual Canal Run

We're going virtual in 2020! Participate between July 13-19, 2020.

Learn More

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, 2 mile run/walk and a Kids Dash! 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!

Learn More

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 meant 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

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Canal Run 2020 Countdown!

Follow the Canal Run!

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy. If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.