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Lake Superior Shore Run

September 19, 2015


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 Superiorland Ski Club’s youth programs since 1994. The course is one of the most spectacular courses in the country for trail running. It traverses rugged and beautiful terrain with incredible scenic vistas that often stop runners in their tracks to admire the scenery.

The Upper Peninsula Health Care 1 km Youth Run, Eagle Mine 5 km, and the Half Marathon wind through rugged single track trails with stunning backdrops of pristine Lake Superior and the majestic Huron Mountains.


From Washington Street, Downtown Marquette:

  1. Turn north onto Fourth Street. Fourth Street will turn into Presque Isle Ave.
  2. Presque Isle Ave will end at Harlow St. / Co. Rd. 550.
  3. Turn Left onto Harlow St. / Co. Rd. 550.
  4. Follow Harlow St. / Col Rd. 550 for approximately  6.6 miles, the event will be taking place on the right hand side of the road. Watch for signs.

Coming from the West- From US-41, Marquette Township:

  1. Turn left at the US-41/Wright Street intersection; you will see Walmart and Target on the corners here.
  2. Proceed approximately 3.3 miles to Sugarloaf Ave, turn left.
  3. After 0.5 miles, turn left onto Harlow St. /Co.Rd. 550.
  4. Follow Harlow St. / Co. Rd. 550 for approximately 6.6 miles, the event will be taking place on the right hand side of the road. Watch for signs.


September 19, 2015
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Little Presque Isle
Marquette, MI 49855 United States + Google Map