40th Annual Big Bay Relay

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Be a Part of U.P. History What makes The Big Bay Relay different than any other relay? It is the Upper Peninsula’s most esteemed and historic race relay event. Join the Noquemanon Trail Network in celebrating the 40thannual Big Bay Relay kicking off at the Kaufman Sports Complex parking lot on MI  Saturday, May 21st 2016!   Start time is 8:00 am with the …

UP Builders Show

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41st Annual UP Builders Show! Since 1975, the U.P. Builders Show has been bringing every aspect of the building industry together under one roof to make it easy for people interested in home-building, remodeling or commercial construction to one-stop shop. For the first time – we are holding a contest for new vendors! If you are a NEW vendor and …

Sugarloaf Mountain

Located near Marquette, Sugarloaf Mountain is the most popular of three beautiful overlooks in the area.  It is a 470 foot peak of granite that allows hikers scenic views of the Lake Superior shoreline, the city of Marquette, and gorgeous views inland.  It is located about six miles northwest of Marquette along County Road 550 which eventually leads you to Big …

Dead River Falls

Located near Marquette, Michigan, the Dead River drops for many miles until it reaches Lake Superior.  Along part of this half mile long stretch is a series of beautiful waterfalls known as Dead River Falls (bet you didn’t see that one coming!)  This is one of the best series of falls in all of Upper Michigan, rivaling other sections such …

Cliffs Autumn Classic

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Cliffs Autumn Classic 10K and 5K Trail Races The Ishpeming Ski Club will host the 2015 Cliffs Autumn Classic trail running races on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at the Norman Juhola Trail System. Races start and finish at Suicide Bowl, located off of Business M-28 between Negaunee and Ishpeming. Race registration is from 8:00 to 9:00 am on Oct. 10 …

Lake Superior Shore Run

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Lake Superior Shore Run The XTERRA Lake Superior Shore Run is a trail half marathon with the Eagle Mine 5 km run staged annually in early fall at Little Presque Isle, north of Marquette. This year will mark the 21st year of the event, being held on Saturday, September 19, 2015. This event has been the biggest fundraiser for the …

UP Fall Beer Festival

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UP Fall Beer Festival The UP Fall Beer Festival takes place overlooking Lake Superior in scenic Mattson Lower Harbor Park, downtown Marquette. Attendees can choose from over 400 locally crafted beers from more than 60 Michigan breweries. Festival guests can also enjoy a wide array of tasty food from area restaurants (available for purchase), and listen to a talented line-up …

Marquette Marathon

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Marquette Marathon and Half Marathon We invite you to spend your Labor Day weekend with us in Marquette, Michigan for the 6th Annual Marquette Marathon and Half Marathon on September 5, 2015. Our marathon and half marathon courses both have significant elevation drops, visit multiple U.P. cities, and travel through gorgeous wooded scenery on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail. And …

Northern Lights Rave Run

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Northern Lights Rave Run The GINCC is proud to announce its bringing back the Northern Lights Rave Run 5K and Kids’ 1K! This glow-in-the-dark race will be held at Al Quaal Recreation Area on August 22, 2015. Participants will run through Al Quaal’s wooded trails, brought to life with special glowing, neon light displays and finish the race running into …