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Registration is now open! Currently registration is limited to the first 80 canoe rentals in the 7-hour race and 45 canoes in the 12-hour race (if you bring your own canoe, there is no cap for you). For the 12-hour race, bikes will go in canoes during the paddle section; not for the 6-7 hour race.

  • 4-Hour Race: no paddle section
  • 7-Hour Canoe/Kayak Rental: One $40 boat needed for solo (kayak), 2- or 3-person teams; Two $40 canoes needed for 4-person team
  • 12 Hour Canoe Rental: One $40 canoe needed for solo or 2-person teams; Two $40 canoes needed for 3- or 4-person teams

On a per-hour basis, and factoring in dinner and swag, this is one of the least expensive races of any kind in Michigan ($8-12/hour of racing).

  • 1-4 person female, male and co-ed divisions
  • Comes with taco bar dinner and tech shirt (or pint or buff), free clinic.


  • Regular (Feb. 1 – May 31): $75/person + canoe rental if needed
  • Late (June 1-11, 7 pm): $85 per person + canoe rental if needed (shirt NOT available after June 7)


  • Regular (Feb. 1 – May 31): $89/person + canoe rental if needed
  • Late (June 1-11, 7 pm): $99 per person + canoe rental if needed (shirt NOT available after June 7)


  • Regular (Feb. 1 – May 31): $119/person + canoe rental if needed
  • Late (June 1-11, 7 pm): $129 per person + canoe rental if needed (shirt NOT available after June 7)

Register here

Family rate:
Kids 17 and under are $20 off with paid adult entry. Use the Contact form to request a discount code. Racers generally must be at least 12 years old unless the parent discusses the possibility of an exception with race organizers. Racers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult and have a parent or guardian sign the waiver/consent form provided during online registration.

If you are serving or have served in the military, email us years, location of service and number of people on your team (affects how code is applied) for a 5% discount code.

You will register for yourself and pay for the team. BikeReg will email your teammates once you provide their email address. Your teammate(s) will complete their own registrations.

Event Cancellation Policy
Race organizers reserve the right to cancel the event in the case of extended severe weather or other emergency. We will do everything possible to get the event in, but full refunds are not available if it is cancelled due to significant costs we must pay in advance of the race (e.g., insurance, permits, vendor deposits, advertising, graphic design, etc.) along with hundreds of hours of planning. If possible, we will reschedule rather than cancel the race. If it is cancelled or you cannot attend on the rescheduled date, we will provide a partial credit of at least 70% of the entry fee that can be used for any Michigan Adventure Race, Coast to Coast Gravel Grinder or Lord of the Springs this year or next, ending on Dec. 31 of the second year.

In the event of a thunderstorm, we will postpone the race until conditions improve. Extended severe weather may result in cancellation of the event.


We recommend establishing a BikeReg account for future races.

Join an Existing Team
You can add a person to your team by selecting the Join an Existing Team below the other registration options. Once complete, you must email us and we’ll merge the new person into the existing team and change your division if applicable.

We will provide a partial credit to a future race if you cannot race. This will consist at a minimum the cost of your shirt (if you cancel before the Monday of the race) and lunch and small credit for a future race. Better yet, you can recoup your entire entry fee via our free transfer process (but you must find your own replacement teammate/team). If you purchased race insurance (e.g., Allianz Registration Protection via RunReg), contact them to inquire about possible reimbursement.

Full refunds are available in the case of a death in the family or military duty.

Free Transfers & Edits
A team transfer requires that each outgoing individual transfers to another incoming individual, rather than as a team. Make sure that the team name is exactly the same for the incoming individuals and we will link you as a new team.

If you created an account. Find the link in your email confirmation or sign in to your registration (if you registered last year under our old Snap system, contact us). Click on Transfer to the right of My Upcoming Events. Enter in the email address of the person receiving the transfer and click the button again. Once the email has been sent, the person receiving the transfer will need to go through the checkout process to receive the transferred registration, even though there is no charge. Once the transfer is successful the original participant will receive a confirmation email.

If you did not created an account. Go to the registration page and click “Contact Event” under the event name. Click on the Trying to Edit or Transfer Your Entry green box. On the next page, enter the email address that was used to register. An email will be sent to that address with a link to the page where edits and transfers can be made.

You must email us (rather than use the BikeReg transfer process) if you are transferring after registration closes (after Wednesday or Thursday of race week). We would much prefer that you handle transfers yourself via BikeReg (by midnight Wednesday) if at all possible.

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