ARICM SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – 98.5 WUPS Partnership

         **ARICM SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT** The AuSable River International Canoe Marathon (ARICM) committee is excited to announce a long-term agreement with Black Diamond Broadcasting, beginning after this year’s race and continuing through the 75th Canoe Marathon. ...

2018 Dash For Cash Results

Congrats to Andrew Triebold & Steve Lajoie, Champions of the 2018 Consumers Energy Da$h For Ca$h, Presented by Gilbert’s Drug of Oscoda! Event info: https://www.ausablecanoemarathon.org/events/dash-for-cash/ Click here for the Full...

2017 ARCM Radio Network

Harrison/Grayling – WUPS – 98.5 FM Tawas City/Oscoda – WQLB – 103.3 FM Hillman/Alpena – WKJZ – 94.9 FM Houghton Lake – WTWS – 92.1 FM Alpena – WGFM – FM 103.7 Bad Axe – WLEW – FM 102.1 Cheboygan – WGFM – FM 105.1 Escanaba – WYKX – FM 104.7 Glen Arbor – WGFE-FM 95.5...

2017 Announcements!

ATTENTION AuSable Marathon competitors and fans! Here are two very important announcements and two requests for critically needed volunteer assistance. Please read!! – Announcement #1: The time for the Introduction of the Paddlers during the pre-race program on...

Arthur Furtaw – “The Race”

It’s an hour before and the anxiety is great, that is, it’s an hour before your First Big Race. It’s just minutes before and now you’re frightened. The river looks cold and yet it’s all enlightened. The banks are lined; there is just an isle where the canoes pass in...

Leaning Canoes On Corners

Lean up your turns-but under control! In any canoe race there are key opportunities to break away from the pack or conversely—to get dropped and one of them involves corners, whether naturally occurring or man made (buoy turns). The ability to turn your boat while...

What Is the Correct Paddle Length For Me?

Method #1 It depends on your seat height, whether you are paddling a C-1 or C-2, what your torso height is and how long your arms are. The best way to discover the appropriate length is to sit in a canoe, back straight, lean forward slightly, fully immerse the blade,...

2016 Entry Registration Update

Due to unforeseen complications with the online registration process, in addition to the Early Entry Deadline quickly approaching, a decision was made to suspend online registration and implement a mail-in, paper Marathon Entry Form for registration into the 2016...

2018 Sponsors and Partners