Packet Pickup & Schedule

Packet Pickup:

  • Friday (4/26) - 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Erratic Ale Co in Dexter, MI. (8080 Grand St., Suite 3, Dexter, MI 48130)
  • Race day - 6:30am to 7:45am at the start and finish at Silver Lake.


  • Half Marathon - 8:00am
  • Full Marathon - 8:00am
  • 50K - 8:00am
  • 5M - 8:10am

There is no early start for any of the distances.

All runners must turn in a RUNNER WAIVER to pick up race gear. Please print, fill out, and bring your waiver to save time at packet pickup. Download the waiver HERE.

A Michigan Recreation Passport is required for this event! Click HERE for more information about how to obtain a Recreation Passport.

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Course Overview

5 Mile: Five tough but beautiful miles along the Crooked Lake path! As hilly as any section of the half or full marathon, this is a kick butt trail course that is sure to please ... and beat you to a pulp!

Half & Full: The course is a 13.1 mile single track loop through lower Michigan wilderness. Constant hills and beauty including views of 10 lakes. It's a wide, well used trail with opportunity to pass.


50K: Same 26.2 miles as the marathon with one loop of Crooked Lake Trail at the end.

The 50K will have the opportunity to drop to the full.


Half Marathon

Now a 6 hour cutoff for a hiker friendly half!

Marathon & 50K

Now a 9 hour cutoff!

  • Marathon/50K must start second loop by 12:00pm
  • 50K must finish second loop by 3:35pm to start last 5 mile loop


Aid Stations

There will be 3 aid stations for the half marathon, full marathon, and 50K located on the main loop at miles 4.2, 9.3, and 13.1. There will be no aid station for the 5 mile race.

The 3 aid stations will consist of PB&J, potatoes, salty snacks, sweet snacks, and fluids.

There will be an option to have a drop bag at Aid 3 near the start/finish area.

Please note this is a cupless race and be prepared to have your own drinking vessel.



Course Details

All Courses Start and Finish at Silver Lake.

  • Road Ends 5-Mile - 5 mile loop
  • Half Marathon - 13.1 mile loop
  • Full Marathon - 13.1 mile loop twice
  • 50K - 13.1 loop twice plus 5 mile loop

Course Map

A course GPX file, and course profile, can be downloaded via the CalTopo link above.

Post-race & Awards

Post-race: Join us for a slice of pizza, a beer from Erratic Ale Co., and a fun post-race party with bonfires and music brought to you by the Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative and the Border to Border Trail!


  • Every finisher earns a custom finisher wooden medallion at the finish line.
  • Overall awards to top 3 men and women and age group awards that go three-deep in five year age group.
  • First Overall Man & Woman over 50 in the marathon will have their name engraved in the John Rogucki Plaque

John Rogucki Memorial Fund Since John’s death in 1997, The “John, 'Road Kill', Rogucki Trail Marathon Memorial Stump” has been present at the race as a remembrance of John and his love for this trail. Each year RF Events donates a portion from each marathon entry fee to the John Rogucki memorial fund and honors the first place over 50 male and female finishers in the marathon by adding their name to it.