Join us for the 46th annual Canal Run, the premier running event in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, on Saturday, July 17, 2021! Following the rolling hills along the Portage Lake Shipping Canal, the Canal Run offers four distances for runners and walkers of all levels, including a half marathon, 10-mile run, 10-mile walk, five-mile run, five-mile walk and two-mile fun run/walk.
Official events include:
- Half Marathon
- Half Marathon Wheelchair Race
- Bob Olson 10 Mile Run
- 5 Mile Run
- 5 Mile Blade Run (Single and/or Double Amputee Race)
- 10 Mile Walk
- 5 Mile Walk
- 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk
- Kid's Dash
The Canal Run is self-sustaining, bringing in enough money in registration fees and sponsorships to cover all the costs. Since 2011, the organizing committee has been able to donate $10,000 to area non-profit organizations as part of its Canal Run Gives Back program.