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2017 AuSable River Canoe Marathon – July 29 – 30, 2017

The 70th annual running of One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth – The AuSable River Canoe Marathon – is upcoming July 29 – 30, 2017.

Known by its legions of die-hard fans simply as “The Marathon”, this event is one of the original ultra-endurance events in North America. The Marathon is also the middle leg of the Triple Crown of Canoe Racing. New York’s General Clinton Canoe Regatta, staged Memorial Day, and Quebec’s Classique internationale de canots de la Mauricie, staged over the U.S. Labor Day weekend complete the Triple Crown circuit.

AuSable Canoe Marathon Week kicks off in Oscoda at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, July 25 with the Consumers Energy $5,000 Da$h For Ca$h. The Da$h for Ca$h is a bracket-style, single elimination, “drag-racing” event to be held at the Finish Line in Oscoda.

Racing action continues Wednesday through Friday in Grayling at the Time Trial Sprints for starting position. Much like Indy or NASCAR qualifying, each team sprints a looped course, with their sprint time determining their starting position in the lineup for Saturday night’s 9:00 pm. thrilling LeMans-style run the river that starts the main event. (Wednesday 3:00-6:00 p.m., Thursday 3:00-8:00 p.m., Friday 2:00-4:30 p.m.)

The Pre-Race program in Grayling starts at 6:00 p.m. Saturday night, July 29, leading up to the start of the race – the thrilling Le-Mans style run to the river at 9:00 p.m. The lead teams will reach their first portage at the Consumers Energy Mio Dam at around 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 30th; all teams must reach Mio Dam by 4:00 a.m. to remain in the race. The winning team is expected to reach the Oscoda Finish Line at approximately 11:15 a.m. Sunday, July 30th.

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AuSable River Canoe Marathon On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the AuSable River Canoe Marathon Page On Facebook.

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Friday October 13th, 2017 - 9:10 pm

AuSable River Canoe Marathon

Great local support from Truly Yours Signs and Shirts for Team Williams/English, Massive Murray Race trip to Australia for the Massive Murray Paddle / Murray Marathon in November.Thank you Sharon Ostrander and Truly Yours for being our official race sponsor, designing and making these performance shirts for us. They are awesome and so are you! ... See MoreSee Less

Great local support from Truly Yours Signs and Shirts for Team Williams/English, Massive Murray Race trip to Australia for the Massive Murray Paddle / Murray Marathon in November.

 

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Wednesday October 11th, 2017 - 5:24 pm

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AuSable Canoe Marathon competitors Susan Williams & Peggy English are getting ready for their Novemer trip to Australia to compete in the Massive Murray Paddle / Murray Marathon.

They will represent in style! Looking good.

Today, Peggy English posted, "In my life I have been blessed with amazing family and friends. Today one of those amazing friends in flying in so we can train together for the Massive Murray in Australia. Welcome to your second home Susan Williams! 250 miles we got this!! Hup!!"

Follow Peggy & Susan's prep - and their adventure - on their Facebook Page Team Williams/English, Massive Murray Race.

The 71st AuSable River Canoe Marathon, Presented by Consumers Energy, is upcoming July 28-29, 2018. Since 1947, One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth!

AuSableCanoeMarathon.org
@ausablemarathon
#HupAllNight
#ConsumersEnergy
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AuSable Canoe Marathon competitors Susan Williams & Peggy English are getting ready for their Novemer trip to Australia to compete in the Massive Murray Paddle / Murray Marathon.

They will represent in style! Looking good.

Today, Peggy English posted, In my life I have been blessed with amazing family and friends. Today one of those amazing friends in flying in so we can train together for the Massive Murray in Australia.  Welcome to your second home Susan Williams!  250 miles we got this!! Hup!!

Follow Peggy & Susans prep - and their adventure - on their Facebook Page Team Williams/English, Massive Murray Race.

The 71st AuSable River Canoe Marathon, Presented by Consumers Energy, is upcoming July 28-29, 2018. Since 1947, One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth!

AuSableCanoeMarathon.org
@ausablemarathon
#HupAllNight 
#ConsumersEnergyImage attachment

 

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I certainly hope the Ausable river Marathon is helping them out in their endeavor

Sean Brabant we doing this next year??

Tremendous post very informative I <3

Wuuwooo!

Ok very hapin

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Wednesday October 11th, 2017 - 6:50 am

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It has been awhile since we memed you. This meme is from Ryan Matthews; photo - Chris Gallagher).

Send us your AuSable Marathon meme! We will share some of the best memes with all of the fans. Please, keep the memes "clean" and publicly acceptable.

The 71st AuSable River Canoe Marathon - Presented by Consumers Energy - July 2l28-29, 2018. Since 1947, One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth!

AuSableCanoeMarathon.org
@AuSableMarathon
#HupAllNight
#ConsumersEnergy
#TripleCrownOfCanoeRacing
#PureMichigan
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It has been awhile since we memed you. This meme is from Ryan Matthews; photo - Chris Gallagher).

Send us your AuSable Marathon meme! We will share some of the best memes with all of the fans. Please, keep the memes clean and publicly acceptable.

The 71st AuSable River Canoe Marathon - Presented by Consumers Energy - July 2l28-29, 2018.  Since 1947, One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth!

AuSableCanoeMarathon.org
@AuSableMarathon 
#HupAllNight
#ConsumersEnergy 
#TripleCrownOfCanoeRacing
#PureMichigan

 

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Should have a brace in.

DO NOT grab the boat - Haha. Splash.

Nice Chris!!!

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