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Packet Pick Up

Early Packet Pick Up

September 30, 2022

Location

Running Fit - Traverse City South – 3301 W South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI 49684

Packet Pick Up

October 1, 2022

Location

Village Park - 10484 Niagara St. Empire, MI 49630

Finish Area

Finish Line Help

October 1, 2022

Details

Assist us around the finish as needed

Location

Empire Beach - 10484 Niagra St. Empire, MI 49630

Aid Stations

Aid Station #1

October 1, 2022

Details

Upon arrival, mix Gatorade into water cooler with Gatorade mixing stick. Fill as many cups with water and Gatorade in preparation of waves of racers. Marathon starts at 7:30, half marathon at 8:00 and 5K at 8:20. Assist in directing racers to the table or handing off to competitors. Pick up discarded cups.

Location

Corner of Bar Lake Rd and Voice Rd on Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
https://goo.gl/maps/LyPcVyiNjHJ2

Aid Station #2

October 1, 2022

Details

Upon arrival, mix Gatorade into water cooler with Gatorade mixing stick. Fill as many cups with water and Gatorade in preparation of waves of racers. Marathon starts at 7:30, half marathon at 8:00 and 5K at 8:20. Assist in directing racers to the table or handing off to competitors. Pick up discarded cups.

Location

Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail near Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive Entrance
https://goo.gl/maps/QYRDSfVwFgr

Aid Station #3

October 1, 2022

Details

Upon arrival, mix Gatorade into water cooler with Gatorade mixing stick. Fill as many cups with water and Gatorade in preparation of waves of racers. Marathon starts at 7:30, half marathon at 8:00 and 5K at 8:20. Assist in directing racers to the table or handing off to competitors. Pick up discarded cups.

Location

On S. Dune Hwy at chained off old entrance approximately 1,500 ft South of Dune Climb Entrance
https://goo.gl/maps/AYSNwn6HMJu

Aid Station #4

October 1, 2022

Details

Upon arrival, mix Gatorade into water cooler with Gatorade mixing stick. Fill as many cups with water and Gatorade in preparation of waves of racers. Marathon starts at 7:30, half marathon at 8:00 and 5K at 8:20. Assist in directing racers to the table or handing off to competitors. Pick up discarded cups.

Location

Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail and Glen Haven Rd
https://goo.gl/maps/tui9m4XYUwr

Aid Station #5

October 1, 2022

Details

Upon arrival, mix Gatorade into water cooler with Gatorade mixing stick. Fill as many cups with water and Gatorade in preparation of waves of racers. Marathon starts at 7:30, half marathon at 8:00 and 5K at 8:20. Assist in directing racers to the table or handing off to competitors. Pick up discarded cups.

Location

Forest Haven Dr.
https://goo.gl/maps/FiRbnftJPY32

Aid Station #6

October 1, 2022

Details

Upon arrival, mix Gatorade into water cooler with Gatorade mixing stick. Fill as many cups with water and Gatorade in preparation of waves of racers. Marathon starts at 7:30, half marathon at 8:00 and 5K at 8:20. Assist in directing racers to the table or handing off to competitors. Pick up discarded cups.

Location

5243 Northwood Dr, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
https://goo.gl/maps/PdHcXwvuq5GLRkzHA

Lead Bike

Lead Bike- Marathon

October 1, 2022

Details

Must be able to ride full marathon distance on Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail. There is a short dirt road section and a mountain bike or cyclocross bike is recommended.

Location

Empire Beach - 10484 Niagra St. Empire, MI 49630

Lead Bike- Half Marathon

October 1, 2022

Details

Must be able to ride half marathon distance on Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail and lead the male lead runner the entire distance. The entire course is paved.

Location

Empire Beach - 10484 Niagra St. Empire, MI 49630

Course Marshals

Course Marshal #1 - 5K Turn around

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

Details

Control automobile traffic & direct 5K runners to turn around. Marathon and half marathon runners will NOT turn around.

Location

5K Turnaround

Course Marshal #2- Lacore Rd and Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

Details

Direct runners onto the Sleeping Bear Heritage trail at the north end of Lacore Rd. at the start of the run.
Direct runners onto Lacore Rd. at the end of the run as they head for the finish.

Location

Lacore Rd, veer on/off the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail

Course Marshal #3 - Pierce Stocking Drive Traffic Control

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

Details

Control automobile traffic & direct runners to continue Running along the Sleeping Bear Heritage trail.

Location

Pierce Stocking Drive Traffic Control

Course Marshal #4 - Half marathon turn around. Medium Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

Details

Control automobile traffic & direct half marathon runners to turn around.
NOTE: marathon runners will NOT turn around, and will continue running past you.

Location

Half marathon turn around. Just north of 6985 M-109 on the Heritage trail.

Course Marshal #5 - Dune Climb entrance (full marathon crossing Hunter Rd) High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

Details

Control automobile traffic.
As marathon runners come at you at the beginning of the race, they will be heading north on the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail. You will direct marathon runners off the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail onto M-109 to continue heading north.

Later in the day, as marathon runners come at you near the end of the race, they will be heading south on the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, and you will direct them to continue south on the trail.

Location

Dune Climb entrance (full marathon crossing Hunter Rd)

Course Marshal #6 - Glen Haven Road

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Early in the race, runners will be headed north on M-109 toward you. You'll direct runners RIGHT onto the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail to head east toward Glen Arbor.
Later in the race, runners will be headed west on the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail toward you and you'll direct them to continue west/south on the trail.

Location

Glen Haven (full marathon crossing Glen Haven Rd)

Course Marshal #7 - M-109 road crossing near DH Day Campground Medium Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Control automobile traffic & direct runners across M-109. Runners will continue along the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail in both directions.

Location

M-109 road crossing near DH Day Campground

Course Marshal #8 - M-22 crossing/turn onto W Lakewood Dr. Medium Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

Details

Runners will first come at you headed north on M-22. Direct these runners to turn RIGHT (east) onto Lakewood Dr. and continue east.

Runners will later come at you from Lakewood, and you will direct them to turn LEFT (south) onto M-22.

Location

M-22 crossing/turn onto W Lakewood Dr.

Course Marshal #9 - Intersection of W Lakewood Dr. and Lake St. Medium Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

Details

Runners will first come at you headed east on Lakewood. Direct these runners to turn RIGHT (southeast) onto Lake St.

Runners will later come at you from Lake St., and you will direct them to turn LEFT (west) onto Lakewood.

Location

Intersection of W Lakewood Dr. and Lake St.

Course Marshal #10 - Lake St. and Northwood Dr. Medium Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

Details

Runners will first come at you headed southeast on Lake St. Direct these runners to turn LEFT (east) onto Northwood Dr. and continue east.

Runners will later come at you from Northwood Dr., and you will direct them to turn RIGHT (northwest) onto Lake St..

Location

Lake St. and Northwood Dr.

Course Marshal #11 - Marathon turn around High Priority

You must be 16 or older to volunteer for this task.

October 1, 2022

Details

Control automobile traffic & direct runners to turn around and head back where they came from.

Location

Northwood Dr. at full turnaround (will have timing point here, too)

Course Marshal #12 - Forest Haven Rd. and M-22 near Glen Arbor. Medium Priority

October 1, 2022

Details

Direct runners from Forest Haven Rd. LEFT (north) onto M-22.
Direct Runners from M-22 RIGHT (west) onto Forest Haven Rd.

Location

Forest Haven Rd. and M-22 near Glen Arbor.

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