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2024 IncredibleBank Hope Starts Here Challenge (Draft)

Saturday, June 15 Marquette, MI 49855 US
This Race is in Draft Mode


Half Marathon

$65 8:00AM EDT Registration ends June 14, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

31K Challenge

$65 8:00AM EDT Registration ends June 14, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

10K Run

$35 10:00AM EDT Registration ends June 14, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

5K Run

$35 10:15AM EDT Registration ends June 14, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Leisure Walk

$35 9:45AM EDT Registration ends June 14, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Molly's Mile - 12 and Under 1 mile Kids Run

$20 9:15AM EDT Registration ends June 14, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 12 and under.

Virtual Participation

$30 Registration ends June 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Mile Marker Donation

$100 Registration ends May 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


NMU Superior Dome
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, MI US 49855


The IncredibleBank - Hope Starts Here Challenge benefits the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center (UMBTC), which is dedicated to supporting patients and families affected by brain cancer through treatment, research, education, and advocacy.

WOW! LAST YEAR WAS A BLAST! It's hard to find the right words to express our appreciation for this amazing community. THANK YOU SO MUCH to those of you that helped to make our 2023 event such a success. 

SAME LOCATION!  Because of all of the enthusiastic feedback we received over the last two years, we'll be back at the Superior Dome once again this year with a fully outdoor event on the Northeast side of the building near Lake Superior. This will be where all races start and end, and also where we'll have our awards ceremony and lunch. 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Since our mid-June event was a hit last year, we want to take advantage of the summery weather once again. This year, Hope Starts Here will take place on Saturday, June 15th.

PRE-EVENT EXPO! Stop by IncredibleBank's Third Street location (1101 N. Third Street, Marquette) on Friday, June 14th anytime between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM to say hi to our crew and pick up your t-shirt and bib. (Pickup will also be available at the Dome on Saturday morning). While we do our best to make sure everyone gets their desired t-shirt size, please keep in mind that these are distributed as first come, first serve at the expo and on race day. 

VIRTUAL OPTION: Unable to participate with us in person this year? No problem. Check out our virtual event option. Please share this option with your long distance friends. We love seeing photos of virtual HSH participants across the country! Virtual participants will receive an event t-shirt in the mail 2-3 weeks after the event.

ADDITIONAL INFO: Timed by our friends at Superior Timing. Participants are divided into divisions by gender and age, and awards are given to the top finisher in each division. All kids are winners in Molly's Mile and will receive a medal, with extra-special recognition for the top boy and girl finisher in each Molly's Mile age division! Each race registration includes an event t-shirt and lunch (the virtual option does not include lunch and is not timed or eligible for awards). 


Title Sponsor: IncredibleBank
Golden Sprocket Sponsors:
Northern Michigan University; UP Health System - Marquette; TV6

Silver Running Shoe Sponsors: UP Rehab Services; Upper Peninsula Health Plan; Subway; Craig Coccia, MD; Sonia Geschwindt, MD; Yooper Shirts;  Peninsula Fiber Network
Bronze Handle Bar Sponsors: Advanced Center for Orthopedics & Plastic Surgery; Closner Construction; Blackrocks Brewery; Perform4Life; Norway Springs; Tadych's Marketplace Foods; Superior Timing; Mommaerts Mahaney Financial Services; UP Rehab Medicine Associates; Select Realty; Double Trouble Entertainment
Copper Challenge Sponsors: Just Believe; Curtis Aho Photography; Superior Health Foundation; Vango's Pizza; Velodrome Coffee; Marquette County Title;  Great Northern Title and Abstract; Mares-Z-Dotes; OBGYN Associates; UP Home Health & Hospice; Wealth Strategy Group; Queen City Running Co; Rachel Marsh Photography


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