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Mackinac Island Fort2Fort Five Mile Challenge – May 11, 2019

Mackinac Island Fort2Fort Five Mile Challenge

Join us on Saturday, May 11 for the Mackinac Island Fort 2 Fort Challenge celebrating Fort Holmes and Fort Mackinac on Historic Mackinac Island! A challenging race for runners and walkers of all ages! Start inside Fort Mackinac with a rifle salute, run or walk through beautiful paved trails past scenic Island landmarks to Fort Holmes—the highest point of the Island—then back to finish at Fort Mackinac! This is certainly a race you don’t want to miss! Register early, race is limited to 1000 Participants in 2019!


  • A great Fort2Fort Tech shirt
  • A unique Inaugural Finisher Medal (wood disk on a leather cord)
  • All day Entry to Fort Mackinac and the Richard and Jane Manoogian Art Museum (using your race bib).
  • Free photos posted online and available for download.


5 Mile Run and Walk will both start at 9:00 am. Please plan to be on the 7:30 ferry to allow time to get to the Scout Barracks for Packet Pickup. Fort doors will be open and rest rooms available.


Race will start inside Fort Mackinac with a musket salute by Fort Soldiers, heading through the “North Sally Port” gates to the race course. Race will finish in front of the Scout Barracks.


Visit Mackinac Island Fort2Fort Five Mile Challenge Website >>>>


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