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Lilac Festival Run & Walk – June 4, 2022

Lilac 10K Run & Walk
Join us on Saturday, June 4, 2022, to kick off the 74th Mackinac Island Lilac Festival with a great morning race to enjoy the early season beauty on the Island. The course will provide you with the tree-covered paved roads through the center of the Island, and tremendous lake views with the Mackinac Bridge on the horizon. This is certainly a race you don’t want to miss!.

Lil’ Lilac Kid’s Race!

There will be a special event for young children starting at 11:15, at the school. Children will run on the lawn outside the school (either 150 or 300 yards, depending on age and ability), and receive a medal at the finish. Race registration fee is $10 and includes a shirt.

Race Start and Distance!

Location

The Lilac Festival Run & Walk will start in front of Wyndamere Park on Main Street and finish in the Mackinac Island School yard. (The start is 5 Minutes from the school, so please allow enough time).

The Lil’ Lilac Kids Run will begin and end at the Mackinac Island Public School. Children will run either 150 or 300 yards on the lawn outside the school.

Starting Times

10K race start is 9:30 a.m.

Lil’ Lilac Kids Run start is 11:15 a.m.

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Mackinac 8 Mile Road Race – September 10, 2022


New Race Start Time at 9:00 am!

End your Summer with the Mackinac 8 Mile Road Race

Join us for the 51st anniversary of this exciting, summer-ending event. You will experience Mackinac Island in one of the oldest and most scenic races in Michigan. The Island is a unique destination that can only be reached by ferry. Step back in time to a bygone era where travel is done by foot, bicycle, carriage or horse. With almost 2,000 runners and walkers plus the 50th year highlights, this is definitely a race you and your family will never forget!

Location

The 8 Mile Run & Walk will start directly in front of the Mission Point Resort. The Finish Line is located along along the Lakeshore Trail on the lakefront lawn (Great Lawn) of Mission Point Resort.

Starting Times (Please note new start time, please plan accordingly)

8 Mile Run & Walk will start at 9:00 AM

Please line up according to your pace with the faster runners at the front and walkers the last to start.

Kids Fun Run will begin at approximately 12:00 AM Children should gather at the Gazebo on Mission Point’s Lawn for fun exercise and instructions prior to the race.

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Grand Hotel – Fall Michigan Golf Live Package – October 9 – 11, 2022

Grand Hotel - Fall Michigan Golf Live Package

Arrive Sunday, October 9 – Depart Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Tee up the vacation of a lifetime during our Fall Michigan Golf Live Package. Named for the state’s leading golf program, Michigan Golf Live, show host Bill Hobson coordinates this golf event — complete with three days of unlimited golf on The Jewel, prize giveaways, private evening receptions, Monday morning golf scramble, and box lunch.

The Jewel Golf Course was designed by architect Jerry Matthews and is ranked as a top northern U.S. golf resort by Condé Nast Traveler and the Best Grand Golf Hotel by Golf Digest. It provides unforgettable views of the Straits of Mackinac, the Mackinac Bridge, and the seasonal beauty of Mackinac Island. We hope you’ll come to be part of the fun, friends, and memories of this very special time at Grand Hotel!

Michigan Golf Live

Now in its 3rd decade of celebrating the greatest game on earth, Michigan Golf Live continues to grow its audience throughout the Midwest on both radio and television. Executive Producer and Host, Bill Hobson, is found behind the mic and in front of the camera every weekend of the season, with MGL Radio heard across the state on 15 stations every Saturday morning, and MGL-TV seen on FOX Sports Detroit each Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 AM.

View Michigan Golf Live

Package Includes:

  • Grand Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • All Grand Hotel Amenities
  • Unlimited golf on The Jewel (cart included)
  • Sunday evening Welcome Reception
  • Monday morning golf scramble
  • Boxed lunches on Monday afternoon
  • Monday evening reception and awards presentation
  • Complimentary admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry tickets

This Michigan Golf Live Package can also be booked by calling Grand Hotel Reservations 1-800-334-7263.

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Crystal Mountain ~ $25 on the 25th ~ December 25, 2020

Crystal Mountain - 25 on the 25th
Ski or snowboard from 10am – Close on Wednesday, December 25, 2020 with lift tickets for $25* per person and rental for $25 per person. Same-day lift tickets and rentals may not be available due to capacity limits.

We highly recommend purchasing your lift ticket and rental online at least 48-hours in advance. Buy Lift Tickets and Rental Online »

For more information, call our Tickets and Rental Department at 888-968-7686 ext. 3000.

*Kids 6-and-under and seniors 80-and-older receive a FREE lift ticket anytime!

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