2018-10-06 / News

Great Turtle Trail Run Is Oct. 27

The Great Turtle Trail Run will be Saturday, October 27, starting and finishing at Mission Point Resort and includes the 5.7 mile run and walk at 11:30 a.m. and the halfmarathon at 11:45 a.m.

Participants need to to pick up their race gear at the Mission Point Resort sound stage Friday, October 26, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., or Saturday, October 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Awards for all three events will be given to the overall winners, the master’s male and female winners, and the first three finishers in each age division. Age divisions for the half marathon and 5.7 mile run is as follows: Men and women: 14 and younger, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, and 85 and older. Age divisions for the 5.7 mile walk is as follows: Men and women: 19 and younger, 20-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, and 85 and older.

Registration fee for each of the three races is $65 per person, which includes an $8 Mackinac Island State Park assessment. Registration can be completed online at runmackinac.com.

People who register for all three races will receive a special Mackinac Island Trio Series medal. This will be a separate medal from the other finisher’s medals you will receive at the completion of the races, and will only be awarded following the Great Turtle Half Marathon. There will be commemorative medals and post-race refreshments for all finishers. Photos will be provided to all race participants, and can be viewed and shared at no additional fee.

If the race is not sold out, people can register on race day from 9:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at the Mission Point Resort sound stage.

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