Celebrating our 66th Annual
North America's Toughest, Richest Canoe Race and the World's Toughest Spectator Race!
Welcome to the AuSable River Canoe Marathon Website!
Surf the website for current and relevant information about this year's race plus a wealth of Marathon statistics, historical information, articles and more! Use the Links in the Main Menu and the Race Clicks in the left column which will allow users to navigate to our most popular content with a click.
PLUS - Extensive, additional coverage & commentary about the 2013 AuSable River Canoe Marathon by fans, contestants & more is available by following the links below to THE Marathon's Facebook Page, YouTube Channel & Twitter Feed
The 66th Edition of The Marathon - Presented By the Michigan Army National Guard - was a great one! The field was very competitive, featuring many of the best marathon canoe racers from around the United States, Canada & England. 77 Teams started THE Marathon in 2013, including: 5 Women's Teams; 10 Mixed; 11 Masters (40+); 11 Seniors (50+) & 8 Rookie (1st AuSable Marathon). 62 teams finished the race as 15 teams dropped or were disqualified.
Michigan's Andy Triebold & Quebec's Steve Lajoie are now the 6-time reigning Champs of the AuSable River Canoe Marathon, crossing the Oscoda Finish Line in 14:20:24 (14 hours, 20 minutes, 24 seconds). "Congratulations & Well Done!" to all of the paddlers who competed in this year's event.
Come to Grayling, Oscoda & the entire AuSable River Valley the last week of July to experience the excitement of North America's toughest, richest canoe race: The AuSable River Canoe Marathon - the middle leg of the Triple Crown of Canoe Racing & often referred to as "The World's Toughest Spectator Race!"