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Bay to Beacon Half Marathon

August 17, 2024

Harrisville, MI

Get ready to dash through the scenic streets of Harrisville, MI, in the epic Bay to Beacon Half Marathon! This electrifying event on August 17, 2024, promises a "shore" winner as runners embark on a journey filled with coastal charm and "wave" after wave of excitement. Don't miss the chance to make waves of your own!
Get ready to dash through the scenic streets of Harrisville, MI, in the epic Bay to Beacon Half Marathon! This electrifying event on August 17, 2024, promises a
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About The Bay to Beacon Half Marathon

The Bay to Beacon Half Marathon, set to take place on August 17, 2024, in Harrisville, MI, is a thrilling race that every avid runner should experience. This picturesque half-marathon course meanders along the stunning Lake Huron coast in Alcona County, Michigan, providing runners with breathtaking views of the sparkling lake.

It all begins at the enchanting Negwegon State Park, where participants will feel a sense of serenity as they embark on their half-marathon journey. The race’s finale takes place at the historic Sturgeon Point Lighthouse, adding a touch of nostalgia to the event. The course is not only visually captivating but also rich in Native American history.

Aside from the half-marathon, the Bay to Beacon event also hosts a 10k race and a 5k race, starting and ending at the striking Sturgeon Point Lighthouse. The inclusivity of these additional races allows participants of varying abilities to be part of this remarkable event.

Furthermore, this half-marathon is not just about personal achievement; it’s about supporting the community. The Bay to Beacon Half Marathon raises funds for three local non-profit groups: the Friends of Negwegon State Park, the Alcona Historical Society, and the Sunset Project. Participants can feel proud knowing that their efforts contribute to the betterment of the local community.

In terms of weather, August in Harrisville promises warm and pleasant running conditions, making it the perfect time of year for this half-marathon. Runners can anticipate mild temperatures and a refreshing breeze from Lake Huron to keep them cool during the race.

If all these reasons weren’t enough to get excited, there’s one more thing to mention. Imagine the satisfaction of crossing the finish line at the historic Sturgeon Point Lighthouse, with the breathtaking view of Lake Huron as your backdrop. It’s an unforgettable moment that will leave you with a sense of accomplishment and a heart full of joy. So lace up your shoes and get ready for the Bay to Beacon Half Marathon; it’s an experience you won’t want to miss!

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