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Pictured Rocks Run, Paddle and Roll

The Scene

DUE TO MAJOR CONSTRUCTION DOWNTOWN MUNISING THE CITY JUST INFORMED US, THIS YEARS EVENT WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL 2019.  All those athletes registered will receive a full refund from the event owners.   They are redoing and installing new drains along all of H58, which is mainstreet in and out of Munising.   See you all next year in the U.P! 

We are very proud to be the official event management team for what is going to be a truly epic event.  Few events truly are epic but when you combine Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Lake Superior, the National Forest and the Pictured Rocks National Lake shore that can only be described as epic!  Munising Michigan will be the host to this incredible event, if you don't own a Kayak or SUP rent one!  No matter where you call home put this on the calendar, put it down as a goal and make the trek to this special place.  The folks in Munising are not going to disappoint as they welcome athletes of all ages and abilities to their community.  The best way to do that is to throw a party at the end of your epic journey.  

Due to the nature of the unpredictable Lake Superior the event will be scheduled for Saturday each year, in the event the kayak/SUP discipline needs to be canceled, Sunday will be used as the make up day.  So you can enjoy a pristine, star filled evening on Lake Superior in Munising.  

Date / Location

Friday, June 16, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm Registration/Check - In and Gear drop at Transition
8:30pm Twilight run

Saturday, June 17, 2019
7:45am - Xtreme Epic Race start
8:30am - Short Race start

Sunday, June 17, 2018
8:00am - Make up day if Lake Superior is being uncooperative on Saturday.  So please plan accordingly.  



Approximate distances:

Twilight 4 miler Friday night

800m Run to your Kayak/Canoe /SUP
5k Kayak/Canoe
5.5 mi run to the transition area
20k  bike to the finish party downtown.

Xtreme epic adventure:
800m Run to your Kayak/Canoe/Sup
5.5 mile Kayak/Canoe/SUP around past Pictured Rocks to the beach
9.3 mile run to the transition area. 
30k bike to the finish line party downtown.

  • Initial parking will start at the venue with overflow going across the street. 
  • Please note those parking at the venue will not be allowed to depart until all the bikes are off the bike course. So if you plan to depart early please plan to park across the street.  
  • Custom event shirt
  • Custom finishers medal
  • Professional chip timing with results available online
  • Awards to top three in each age group category
  • Great sponsor supplied raffle and awards ceremony following the last finisher
  • The best post race snack table out there

Categories will be:
Recreation Canoe
Race Canoe
Recreation Kayak
Race Kayak

Within those categories you will chose from:
Relay - 2 or 3 person each completing a seperate discipline

Awards will in NO circumstances be given out early, or individually before the awards ceremony. If you must depart before the awards ceremony, you may opt to pay a shipping and processing fee and have the award mailed to you. Please click on the link below to be taken to the Transition Bag Store where you can select the AWARD Item.



Munising Visitors Bureau
Bill Trapp
City of Munising
National Forest

Gatorade Endurance

Support Crew

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