The solo marathon is a USATF Certified 26.2 mile course that closely follows Lake Michigan starting at UW-Manitowoc along the Mariners Trail to Two Rivers where the turn around is located at Port Sandy Bay.  The runners will return to the finish along the same route.

  • $65 Aug 1 – Dec 31
  • $75 Jan 1 – Mar 31
  • $85 Apr 1 – May 31
  • $100 Jun 1 – June 7

Unfortunately mail-in registration is not available.  For more information, please contact us.

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After your picturesque finish on the shores of Lake Michigan, items will be available to start your recovery off right.  Food and beverages will include brats, burgers, ice cream, water, gatorade, and of course, beer.  Make sure to pose for a post-race picture with your one-of-a-kind finisher’s medal.  Most importantly, congratulate and share stories with your fellow runners!


In the full and half marathon, awards will not only be given to the overall top female and male, but also the top 3 female and male participants in these age groups: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 plus.

Packet Pick-Up:

Each runner will receive a race packet prior to the race. That packet will include a technical short-sleeved t-shirt, a pair of FREE wigwam running socks, your race bib and disposable timing chip, and Friday and Saturday night coupons for drink and food specials at Kathie’s Stage Door Pub and The Courthouse Pub.

Wisconsin Maritime Museum
75 Maritime Drive Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220

4 PM to 7 PM   –   Friday, June 12
 10 AM to 4 PM   –   Saturday, June 13

Contact us at:

Dave Nickels, Race Director
email at
Phone:  920-242-0899

Dr. Delo, MD, Race Medical Director
email at

Community Links

Holy Family Memorial
Chamber of Manitowoc County
The City of Manitowoc
The City of Two Rivers
Manitowoc Visitors and Convention Bureau
Two Rivers Main Street
Wisconsin Maritime Museum