SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2022 Empire, MI 49630 US Directions
Events
Place
Empire Beach
10484 Niagra St.
Empire, MI US 49630
Description

Join us for a scenic marathon, half marathon, and 5K run/walk in the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. All races start and finish in Empire, MI. The out-and-back marathon course will take runners by the “Dune Climb”, past Little Glen Lake, and through the village of Glen Arbor with breathtaking views of the Manitou Islands and Sleeping Bear Dunes along the way. The half marathon and 5k will follow the same course as the marathon, with the half marathon turning around at the 6.5 mile mark, and the 5k turning around at 1.5 miles. At the peak of fall color season, the tree-lined course will be one that both runners and spectators won’t soon forget. See why Good Morning America calls this area one of the most beautiful in the United States.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://sleepingbearmarathon.com/.

Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Pass

Full and half marathon participants must have a valid Sleeping Bear Dunes Entrance Pass on race day. Information can be found here to purchase a pass.

PACKET PICK-UP INFORMATION

Date: Friday, September, 30
Location: Running Fit - Traverse City South – 3301 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49684
Time: 1:00PM - 7:00PM

Date: Saturday, October, 1
Location: Village Park, 10484 Niagara St. Empire, MI 
Time: 6:30AM - 8:15AM
Race Day Parking Location: http://goo.gl/maps/jw4A

Participant Tracking

Let your friends and family know where you are! Download the Race Day Events App for real-time tracking and results on an interactive map! You’ll also find event information, event photo frames to share and more!

To Track A Participant:

  • Select “Sleeping Bear Marathon” and press the “Live Tracking” icon to add your favorite participants.
  • You’ll need to log-in with Facebook or create an account.
  • Participants must be added by name as bibs are not assigned until packet pick-up.
  • Choose “Notify Me” to receive push notifications for that participant.
  • Be sure to allow the app to provide you with notifications.
WHAT YOU GET
  • Finisher Shirt and Medal 
  • Post-race refreshments and snacks
  • Professional Race Timing With Fast, Accurate results
  • Free Digital Race Photos from Focal Flame Photography
  • Free Race Tracking With the Race Day Event App
  • One of the most beautiful running courses around
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