Offering Running Events in Michigan & Ohio.
After careful consideration, the Weekend Warrior Marathon will not be returning to Northern Macomb County. As an alternative, please consider running the Great Lakes Bay Marathon in Midland MI which is held the following weekend. Good luck with training and thanks for all your support. Regards, Tom Gray 586-243-9813
The Lucky Leprechaun Race tm takes place in Utica MI 2 Saturdays prior to St. Patricks Day kicking off a week long celebration known as "Irish Days in Utica". Lucky Leprochaun race features a 5k run/walk and the “Green Mile” run/walk. The next Lucky Leprochaun race will take place March 7th, 2015. Visit the Lucky Leprochaun Website at www.luckyleprechaunrace.com The event features a costume contest followed by the race and is supported by 5 local restaurants and pubs in the historic Downtown. Runners are treated to a certified course that features 3 bridge crossings and the world famous “Graffiti Tunnel” that runs under M-59. “Come be Irish for a day”. 471 runners ran the Inaugural event in 2013 and 611 ran the race in 2014 making it the largest running event in the history of Utica. The event is sanctioned thru RRCA
The Weekend Warrior Marathon tm is a full marathon and Boston Marathon Qualifier. The race was named by Active.com as one of the top 14 races to do in 2014. Armada MI was the host city for the inaugural race in 2014. 1443 runners participated in the race. The race offered the following events - double loop full marathon, 25k, half marathon, 10 mile, 12k, 5k and Warrior Mile fun run. The event is sanctioned thru USATF and RRCA.
The inaugural Weekend Warrior Half Marathon tm - Maumee Bay, OH takes place on the shores of Lake Erie. Maumee Bay Resort and State Park serve as the perfect backdrop for this signature event. Runners may choose from the Half Marathon, 10k or 5k. All events finish on a “white sand beach that stretches over half a mile in length. The event is sanctioned thru USATF and RRCA.
All courses have been designed by Tom Gray and measured by Mark Neal (MI) and Don Standish (OH). While serving as the first ever Chair and Race Director for the Macomb Health and Fitness Foundation (MI) Tom designed the course for the Let’s Move Festival of Races.
Armada, MI -- This traditional road race takes place on mostly paved surfaces and runs along the east bound lane or Armada Center Road, the North Bound Lane of Romeo Plank Rd, and the Macomb Orchard Trail. Runners will be treated to scenic views of horse farms, orchards, fairways, and Wineries. "Country" is the theme for this race and runners will have live musical performances along the route. Come "Discover the Green in Northern" Macomb County.
Maumee Bay State Park – Oregon, OH is a must see. This Ohio State Park is complete with a hotel, lodge, campground, condos, beach, golf course, conference center, pool, hot tubs, lounge and more. Just east of Toledo OH and 1:15 hr from Detroit MI you will find this gem sitting on a white sand beach on the shores of Lake Erie. This is the perfect place t say goodbye to Summer and conclude this waterfront racing series.