Half & Full Marathon and 50K

Event Dates

  • Saturday, April 23, 2022 - Half Marathon
  • Sunday, April 24, 2022 - Full Marathon & 50K

The Course

  • Half & Full: The course is a 13.1 mile single track loop through lower Michigan wilderness. Constant hills and beauty including views of 10 lakes. It's a wide, well used trail with opportunity to pass.
  • 50K: Same 26.2 miles as the marathon with one loop of Crooked Lake Trail at the end.
  • The 50K will have the opportunity to drop to the full.  

Start Times/Cutoff Times

  • Saturday - Half Marathon Starts at 8:00am - 3.5 hour cutoff
  • Sunday - Full Marathon & 50K Starts at 7:30am - 8 hour cutoff
    • Marathon/50K must start second loop by 11:30
    • 50K must finish second loop by 2:15 to start last 5 mile loop

Click below for:


  • Awards for overall winners (top 3)! (Based on gun time)
  • Age group awards 3 deep in 5 year age groups! (Based on gun time)
  • Commemorative medal to all finishers!

First Overall Man & Woman over 50 in the marathon

  • Name engraved in the John Rogucki Plaque

Parking/MI Recreation Passport is required for this event!

The Recreation Passport is your ticket to Michigan's state parks and outdoor adventures!  For this event at Pinckney Recreation Area:

      • The booth at the Park Entrance will be staffed.  Please have cash ready if you do not have a Recreation Passport on your vehicle. 

      • Michigan Residents: If you have not purchased the Recreation Passport when you renewed your plates, you can purchase a Recreation Passport at the booth for $16. 

      • Out-of-State Visitors: You will be required to pay the daily permit fee of $9 when enter the park.  Please have cash ready.  Or, you may purchase an Annual Permit for $32.00.  

April 29, 2023

Half Marathon: 8:00 a.m.

Marathon & 50K: 7:30 a.m.

Road Ends 5 Mile: 7:40 a.m.


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