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6th Annual Grand Marais Triathlon

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September 5, 2009 @ 9:00 am
September 6, 2009 @ 8:00 pm


Grand Marais Area
Grand Marais, MI United States

A weekend long celebration of health and fitness.

Sat. 5K Run, approx. 9am. $15 Race Day.

Sat. Junior Triathlon, 11am. Free, children ages 4 to 15. The race includes a 100 yard water leg, a 1/4 mile bike, and a 1/4 mile run. Medals for winners in each age category.

Sun. Adult Triathlon, 1:30pm. $25 Early Registration, $32 Race Day. Contestants begin with a 300-yard swim in Grand Marais Bay. For those unfamiliar, the bay opens to Lake Superior and the warmest it gets is Labor Day Weekend. Next is a 13.6 mile bike race through beautiful Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on an asphalt road passing by waterfalls and Grand Sable Lake. The final leg is a 5K run that begins and ends at Bayshore Park in downtown Grand Marais.

Grand Marais, on the shores of Lake Superior, is at the end of M-77 in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, about 2 hours northwest of the Mackinac Bridge.