World’s Toughest Spectator Race!
The AuSable River Canoe Marathon is a nonstop event that begins on Saturday at 9:00pm in Grayling, MI and ends 14 to 19 hours later, 120 miles away in Oscoda, MI. Many die-hard fans, along with first timers, will follow the entire race, cheering the teams on throughout the night. Check out this article from Men’s Journal about just how tough it is to follow the race.
Not up for staying up all night? No problem! There are still many great ways for you to experience the excitement of the race in person or virtually.
If you do decide to follow all or part of the race in person, please make sure you review the Spectator Information section. There you will find details about road/bridge closures and other information that will help you with the challenge of following the race.