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***The Festival of Races team can’t thank you enough for your patience as we have worked to reschedule the Meijer Festival of Races presented by Cherry Bay Orchards. Tentatively, we have rescheduled the race for Sunday, September 13, 2020. While we are sure this date will work for our community, we are awaiting the final approval from Peninsula Township and City of Traverse City. ***
COVID19 - As we get closer to the race date, we will send out email communications to all runners regarding the safety measures that will be in place for the race. Thank you for your patience.
Imagine lining up with thousands of runners just like you on a beautiful Traverse City morning. You enjoy the picturesque views of Grand Traverse Bay as you push yourself to beat last year's time. You come to the final stretch downtown and you're reenergized by thousands of cheering fans all the way to the finish line where you're handed cherries after you cross the line.
Maps are for reference only. They will be professionally measured and marked on race day. There may be slight changes to course routes. Please check back for updates.
*The first 2 miles of the Half Marathon includes a trail run through private property. You only have permission to run on this property on race day. No spectators can park at Chateau Grand Traverse OR Island View Road. Please tell all spectators to head to Front Street for the finish of the race and the Cherry Royale Parade.
Welcome to the Meijer Festival Races presented by Cherry Bay Orchards.
Additional race information can be found at http://www.cherryfestival.org.
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