Charlevoix Marathon – 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Charlevoix, Michigan, USA June 15, 2024 Registration Open

Named one of the ‘Top Running Events in US’ by Serious Running Magazine and amongst the ‘Top 10 Small Town Marathons’ by Runners World Magazine (2015), the Charlevoix Marathon is a USTAF certified Boston Qualifier race with an amazing 18% qualifying rate amongst those who run this marathon.

The course is mostly flat and fast (with some hills) and takes the runners through a scenic route covering residential neighborhoods and bike trails. Mostly shaded, the course also follows the Lake Michigan shoreline at some parts. All races start and end at the Draw Bridge in downtown Charlevoix.

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Charlevoix Marathon

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

Marathon Half Marathon 10K 5K
Distance 42.2km 21.1km 10km 5km
Start Time  6:00 am 6:30 am 7:00 am 7:15 am
Eligibility Criterion  16 years & above 14 years & above No age criterion specified No age criterion specified
Fees  # $85 & Up $65 & Up $40 & Up $25 & Up
Registration Register here Register here Register here Register here
Expo Details  Venue: Bridge Park – 200 Bridge Street, Charlevoix, MI 49720
Date & Timings: June 14 (12pm-8pm) & June 15 (limited timings)

# Fees for Live events are time-sensitive i.e. increases closer to the race date. Early bird discounts are available. 

Route/Course Map

Information about the race routes & elevation details for the Charlevoix Marathon 2024 is detailed below.

The Charlevoix Marathon route has an OUT & BACK course with the below-mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
Downtown Charlevoix (at the corner of E Dixon and Michigan Avenue) Downtown Charlevoix

Prize Money


Information about the prizes/ awards for the Charlevoix Marathon 2024 is detailed below. All prizes are paid equally to male and female competitors for each of the distances.


Top Three (male/female) in Each Category:

  • Marathon
  • Marathon Masters
  • Half Marathon
  • Half Marathon Masters
  • 10K
  • 5K


Age group awards are given for all Marathon, Half Marathon,10km, and 5km participants in five-year age increments, and the top three in each age group.

2023 and Earlier Edition Results/Photos



Important Points

  • Aid stations: There are aid stations on the course which would provide Water, Gatorade, GU gels, pickle juice, pickles (at limited stations only), licorice, and first aid kits.
  • Bridge: The bridge goes up every half hour- so runners need to plan Bib pick-up and race line-up time accordingly.
  • Category change: Race category change allowed. Contact
  • Misting station: There will be a misting station available
  • Packet/Bib Pick up: While packet picks up can be done during the expo as well as on race day, runners need to get their bib collected a minimum of 15-30 min before the race start – Refer below:
    1. Marathon: 5:00 AM to 5:45 AM
    2. Half Marathon: 5:30 AM to 6:15 AM
    3. 10K: 6:00 to 6:45 AM
    4. 5K: 6:00 to 6:45 AM
  • Pacers: Pacers for Half Marathon and Full Marathon are available.
  • Portable loos: Other than those available at the start/finish line, there are spots on the route with a portable loo facility.
  • Race Weather: The city experiences mild to pleasantly warm weather in the early summer with the average low being 51ºF and the average high being 79ºF.
  • Refunds: No refunds or deferral other than active military duty calls.
  • Stroller/roller blades/wheeled vehicles/ etc. The race does not allow any strollers, roller blades, pets, wagons, or other wheeled vehicles on the Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K courses. Strollers are permitted only for the 5k race.
  • Time limits: Everyone needs to finish their respective race by 1 pm – post that they will need to move to the sidewalk as normal traffic flow will be allowed. ​
  • Timekeeper: RF Event Services are the official timekeepers. Check
  • Transfers: Transfer of slot to another runner allowed. Contact

Contact Information
Address: Good Boy Events, 9775 Ponderosa Drive, South Lyon, Michigan 48178
Phone: 248-921-2720/ 248-921-1032

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