Race the Straits of Mackinac

102 W. Straits ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Triathlon > Duathlon

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Welcome to the exhilarating Race the Straits of Mackinaw Triathlons & Duathlon, where the breathtaking beauty of Michigan's iconic Mackinac Bridge sets the stage for an unforgettable athletic adventure. Nestled next to and beneath the bridge lies Fort Mackinac Park, serving as both the transition area and the triumphant finish line. With ample space within the expansive state park, there's boundless potential for growth and expansion, ensuring a dynamic and exciting event for years to come.

Prepare to embark on an extraordinary journey as you swim beneath the majestic Mackinac Bridge, traversing the waters of both Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. The sheer magnitude of swimming beneath this architectural marvel is an experience like no other, setting the tone for an adrenaline-fueled race day.

On the bike leg, newly paved roads await, guiding you on a scenic route to the picturesque Wilderness State Park along the pristine shores of Lake Michigan and back again. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings as you pedal through this breathtaking landscape, soaking in the natural beauty of Michigan's northern wilderness.

As you transition to the run, the historic landmarks of the region provide a captivating backdrop for your journey. Follow the path along Lake Michigan, passing by the renowned Fort Michilimackinac, steeped in centuries of history and culture. Finish your race triumphantly in the heart of Fort Mackinac Park, next to the iconic Mackinac Bridge, where the sense of accomplishment is matched only by the awe-inspiring beauty of the surroundings.

Join us for the Race the Straits of Mackinaw Triathlons & Duathlon, where every stroke, pedal, and stride brings you closer to an unforgettable experience amidst the unparalleled natural splendor of Michigan's Straits area.

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