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Runners Ready to Race in the Upper Peninsula: Canal Run 2024 Registration Now Open!


Get ready to lace up your running shoes and hit the scenic trails of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! The highly anticipated Canal Run is back for its 49th edition on Saturday, July 20, 2024, promising a thrilling experience for both seasoned runners and enthusiastic newcomers. Known for its breathtaking views along the Portage Lake Shipping Canal, the Canal Run offers a variety of race options, including a half marathon, 10-mile run, 5-mile run, and a 2-mile fun run/walk. With something for everyone, this event is a staple in the local community, drawing participants from all over the region to enjoy the camaraderie and stunning natural beauty of the area.

Registration for the Canal Run is now open, and interested participants are encouraged to sign up early to secure their spot. You can register online at Canal Run’s website, with early bird pricing available until June 30. The event not only promotes fitness and wellness but also supports local charities and community projects, making it an important fixture in the Upper Peninsula’s summer calendar. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of a cherished tradition that celebrates health, community spirit, and the great outdoors.