Media Coverage

“Canoeing’s Greatest Race” – Men’s Journal, and Canoe and Kayak Magazine

“One of the Greatest Races on Earth!” – Multiple media sources


Our all-volunteer organizing committee is anxious to facilitate traditional and social media coverage of
the 75th anniversary running of this great race: The Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon!

Request access to our Google Drive Media Resource Folder for access to:
➢ Press releases and stock photos
➢ B-roll video
➢ Reproducible graphics including course map and logos

We also have additional media resources readily available to you, such as:
➢ Facilitation of competitor interviews
➢ Timely distribution of key event coverage B-roll video for your broadcast reports, such as:

• Thrilling LeMans-style running start and “race underway”
• Race action
• Champs cross the finish line and race recap

➢ The Marathon has a significant social media presence and resources available. The AuSable River Canoe Marathon on Social Media:
#HupAllNight @ausablemarathon

➢ And more resources and support, to help you create high quality, impactful coverage of our event

Regarding In-Person Event Coverage, Photography, Social Media Presence

If you are interested in covering this year’s race in person, please contact us in advance for committee
approval and to receive a media packet.

 To Contact Us

Please forward your initial media inquiry to us via email:

For more urgent requests, please contact our Public Relations Representative
Phil Weiler, at 989-390-6994