The Marquette Half Marathon course starts at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee, Michigan. From there, runners make their way along a combination of a few roads and trails before turning onto the Iron Ore Heritage Trail, a 47-mile-long multi-use trail that stretches from Chocolay to Ishpeming, and features a combination of paved, crushed granite and limestone surfaces. As you can see from the elevation profile below, the course is a fast one, with an overall elevation drop of about 735 feet.
Note: The course map above provides the approximate route for the race. Though every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, changes are sometimes made to race routes due to weather conditions, road closures or other circumstances that can require a course to be changed. If you see an error above, contact us here.