Moose on the Loose Family Fun Run and 5K

Sun August 25, 2019 Marquette, MI US 49855 Directions
Events

Kids 1 Mile Fun Run

9:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT

5K Run Walk

10:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Place
Presque Isle Park
1 Peter White Drive
Marquette, MI US 49855
Description

Run along the scenic roadway of Peter White Drive on Presque Isle, a 323 acre forested oval shaped headland/peninsula which juts into Lake Superior. Proceeds promote efforts to protect the threatened Moose throughout Northern Michigan.

Course: Start in front of the pavilion/ice cream stand on Peter White Drive, head south and then west along the City Multi-Use Path, north on the "Bog Walk" and then continue north around the Isle, following the gravel "cinder trail" past the start/finish line for approximately 1/2 mile, then turn around and head south along Peter White Drive to the finish line.

Group/Family savings - Save $2 per registrant when you sign up 3 or more people at the same time. 

Kids 1-12 5k pricing ONLY $20 for early registration and $25 for late registration! 

T-shirt is included with the entry fee. (T-shirts are not guaranteed after 08-11-19, supplies available as quantities last)

Awards: Special awards to top male and top female in 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run (Virtual Race excluded). All participants will receive a finisher medal.

Packet Pickup: Race day, starting at 8:30 a.m., Presque Isle Park

Parking: Parking available behind the pavilion near the ice cream shop or on the southeastern side of the peninsula near the upper harbor parking area.

Refer friends and get a $10 refund

Get the word out to your friends about this great race! When you refer 3 or more participants you'll get a refund of up to $10.00! Details provided at checkout.

Donate and Receive a FREE Entry!

If you would like to support our cause and get a free entry to the race donate $50. When you register for the race your entry will be free! Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50. ($25 discount applied during checkout. Valid until August 24th) Donate $25 and you'll receive a $10 discount off your 5k race entry fee.

Every runner receives a finisher medal!
New in 2019 - Race for Michigan Nature Race Series

The Michigan Nature Association is hosting the Race for Michigan Nature, a statewide series of Family Fun Runs & 5Ks stretching from Belle Isle in Detroit to Marquette in the U.P. Each race spotlights one of Michigan's rarest species and helps promote the importance of protecting Michigan’s remaining natural areas. Take the challenge and run all six! Sign up using the 6 race series bundle under the Events section and save $5 per event.  Participants who complete all 6 events will receive a special award!

This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the 2019 Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. The challenge encourages Michiganders to engage with events that promote physical activity, health and wellness. You will receive a FIT point for every endorsed event you participate in or volunteer for from January 1, 2019 until December 31st, 2019. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win various prizes! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

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Race Contact Info
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In case of inclement weather, watch for updates on our Facebook event page about weather updates, delays, new start times, and more. We plan to hold the races rain or shine unless the conditions are unsafe. If thunder or lightning is present, we will delay for 30 minutes. We will delay the race for up to 1 hour and will determine whether the race will be canceled entirely. There is no rain date or refund for the races, but participants will still receive their race t-shirt, finisher medal, race packet including a drawstring bag, and a complimentary membership to the Michigan Nature Association.

Course Map

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