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Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run – October 28, 2023

Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run

This year marks the 27th running of one of the most scenic trail events in the state. We have a capacity of 3,000 participants running and walking the inside trails of Mackinac Island during the last open weekend of the season.

Great Swag! Our 2023 garment TBA, but we promise to continue our great tradition of uniqueness and quality! All who register will receive our Great Turtle commemorative garment and our signature finish medal! Come enjoy the beauty of late fall on Mackinac Island, great end-of-season sales and fun Halloween events for adults and kids.

FREE Race Photos!
We are again offering FREE race photos to all of our participants. Photos will be provided to all race participants on their personalized Results page. You can view and share your photos on your results page at no additional fee.

The Great Turtle Half Marathon will start directly in front of the Mission Point Resort.

The 5.7 Mile Run and Walk will start directly in front of the Straits Lodge of the Mission Point Resort, at the corner of Wendall Street and Mission Street.

The finish line for all events will be located in the park, just off the main road, also in front of Mission Point Resort.

Starting Times –
The 5.7 Mile Run & Walk will start at 10:30 AM
The Half Marathon will start at 10:45 AM


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