For those who have not yet discovered some of Marquette’s must-see festivals, check out this 2023 roundup of crazy fun events you’ve never heard of in Marquette, Michigan.
It is the third largest point-to-point race in the Midwest. Riders gear up at the start line in Negaunee.
This year the event takes place on August 12 at a site where in 1844 where they first discovered iron ore in the Lake Superior region.
The long-distance track travels through Ishpeming, past towering head frames from the days of underground mining, and then heads north through the wooded wilderness, crossing and running alongside the Dead River into Marquette to the Lake Superior shoreline.
At the Dryland Dash on October 14, the dogs may not be dashing through the snow, but the fall foliage is a treat.
Watch the teams train and compete throughout the one to two-mile courses on the Negaunee Park ski trail system. Different team sizes use bicycles, scooters, wheeled rigs, or run behind the dogs, so you’ll see a variety.
Different team sizes use bicycles, scooters, wheeled rigs, or run behind the dogs, so you’ll see a variety.