Welcome to the Great Lakes Relay

Alright, so are you ready to sweat, run, and have some fun? The Great Lakes Relay is for you.  Getting up before the crack of dawn, driving to the start and checking in for the run of the day couldn't be any more exciting when it involves running along the Ausable River or lake Avery as the sun comes up.
The Great Lakes Relay is a three-day summer weekend featuring the country's longest and most challenging relay race run through the scenic upper half of Michigan's lower peninsula. Great people, great runs, and great times to party after your last run of the day...

The Course

Are you up to the challenge? Three days of running over hills, through sand, mud, and water. There is a trek through the swamp and even a river crossing.
You will experience the beauty of the northern half of Michigan's Lower Peninsula like you never have before - up close and personal. The course will take runners through state and national forests, over remote trails and roads, through sandy ruts, and of course over a few hills! All roads are runnable but not always driveable.
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