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Come experience Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, to its fullest during Engineers Day Weekend.  Visit the Soo Locks downtown starting at 9am on Friday, June 28th, for a celebration of the engineering feats Sault Sainte Marie has to offer.  Later that evening join Yooper Running Company and others at the Ashmun Bay Boat Launch to run/walk a 100% soft surface 5K with views of  freighters, the power canal, and the international bridge.  The 5K race will begin at 6:00pm.  Rac Day Bib/Packet Pickup will begin at 4:00pm near the boat launch parking lot area.  An early packet pickup will be taking place on Thursday evening from 4-8pm at Birdseye Outfitters.  Each participant will receive a medal created by Oaklawn Laser Works, post race refreshments, and the chance to win age group awards.  A Kokosing Engineers Day 5K T-Shirt option is available during online registration for an extra $10.  T-Shirt Cutoff Date is May 31st. The following day after the race there is an International Bridge Walk that participants are encouraged to go to from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, to Sault Sainte Marie, Canada (shuttle fees applicable).

Registration Prices 

December 22, 2023 – March 31, 2024: $25.00

April 1, 2024 – May 31, 2024: $30.00 (T-Shirt Cutoff Date, May 31)

June 1, 2024 – June 27, 2024 until 8:00pm: $35.00

Race Day Registration On Site until 5:30pm: $40.00 (Exact Change CASH ONLY)

10% of Registration Donated to O.U.T. Consortium (create, maintain, and promote nonmotorized trails in the SSM area).  Looking for another great race to support trail development.  Check out 7 Bridges 7 Brews 5K/10K taking place July 20, 2024!

Course Information

Ashmun Bay Boat Launch to Ted Caffey Memorial Trail to South Street and Back.  100% soft surface consisting of gravel road and snowmobile trail.  Views of Ashmun Bay, Freighters, start of the power canal, international bridge, and shoreline foliage.  Link to Map coming soon.

Onsite and online results will be provided by Yooper Running Company.  Chip timing via Race Result Duo Transponders will be used for scoring and results with a common start/finish timing mat.  A results link will be sent closer to race day so you can view your results at the completion of the results.