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The East – West Michigan Challenge! Run both Detroit (marathon or half) and Grand Rapids (marathon or half) and get a cool extra huge medal. CLICK to register if you’re doing both races
2016 Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon – October 23, 2016.
2017 Groundhog Day Marathon – February 3 & 4, 2017. CLICK
2017 Last Chance BQ.2 Marathon – September 10, 2017 Registration opens February 28, 2017 CLICK
At the AIM High Endurance Awards on November 10, 2016, we’ll recognize athletes who have completed the West Michigan Endurance Challenge. REGISTER HERE (It’s free–we just want to know who to look up in all the results)
The challenge consists of completing three of the big endurance events here in Grand Rapids:
Founded in 2004, the Grand Rapids Marathon deliveres a fun, highly personal, authentic race experience, particularly for runners who value a well-organized, personal experience over the chaotic, crowded fields of “big city” races through ”concrete canyons.”
We are a race that supports every runner – no one is a stranger on our course – celebrates every individual accomplishment and embodies the spirit of friendship and community that is so unique to running.