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Mackinac Island Fort2Fort Challenge

  • Fort Mackinac 7127 Huron Road Mackinac Island, MI, 49757 United States (map)

Join us on Saturday, May 11 for the Mackinac Island Fort 2 Fort Challenge celebrating Fort Holmes and Fort Mackinac on Historic Mackinac Island!  A challenging race for runners and walkers of all ages!  Start inside Fort Mackinac with a rifle salute, run or walk through beautiful paved trails past scenic Island landmarks to Fort Holmes—the highest point of the Island—then back to finish at Fort Mackinac!  This is certainly a race you don’t want to miss!  Register early, race is limited to 1000 Participants in 2019!


  • A great Fort2Fort Tech shirt

  • A unique Inaugural Finisher Medal (wood disk on a leather cord)

  • All day Entry to Fort Mackinac and the Richard and Jane Manoogian Art Museum (using your race bib).

  • Free photos posted online and available for download.

5 Mile Run and Walk will both start at 9:00 am.  Please plan to be on the 7:30 ferry to allow time to get to the Scout Barracks for Packet Pickup.  Fort doors will be open and rest rooms available.


Race will start inside Fort Mackinac with a musket salute by Fort Soldiers, heading through the “North Sally Port” gates to the race course.  Race will finish in front of the Scout Barracks.

Earlier Event: May 11
Mesick Mushroom Festival