Run the Iron Belle Trail
September 7 - October 18, 2020
Bridges & Bluffs is going virtual for 2020!
Due to COVID-19, we will be holding a virtual race at reduced registration fees. Remember that all proceeds from this race go toward maintenance of the Iron Belle Trail in Gogebic County and we can use your support this year more than ever!
Are You Ready?
Train and Compete with us on Strava!
With 2020 being a virtual event, we are ushering in some online ways to bring us all together. We encourage you to track your race using Strava and join our Strava Club to share with other participants. Here you can train along with others and post the results of your race in September. We also encourage you to share your tracking, photos, and stories to our Facebook page.
Bridges & Bluffs is Going Virtual in 2020!
You can complete the race, in social-distanced fashion, on the Iron Belle Trail or anywhere you'd like during the month of September. We'd love for you to tag us on Facebook and share photos, Strava, and your stories from your race. More information will be coming soon!
FROM IRONWOOD TO BESSEMER AND BACK!
The 2020 Bridges and Bluffs 1/2 marathon is a virtual event that can be run anywhere but you are welcome to run the official route while social distancing which starts at the Historic Depot Park in downtown Ironwood, Michigan and runs along the Iron Belle Trail to Bessemer, Michigan and back along the trail finishing again at Ironwood's Depot Park. Enjoy the beautiful trail connecting the local community during the peak of Fall color while taking in the amazing sights of bluffs, rivers, and railroad bridges.
A 2-person relay and 2-mile run walk will also take place to enjoy at shorter distances. The race will take place between September 7 and October 18. To ensure you know the latest, be sure to subscribe to email updates below.
Monday, September 7 - Sunday,October 18, 2020
Half Marathon & Relay Start: Anytime!
2-Mile Start: Anytime!
Complete the race anytime during the dates and submit your time to our leaderboard!
HALF MARATHON - $25
HALF MARATHON RELAY - $25
2-MILE RUN/WALK - $25
0K - Couch Potato - Support the Trail from your couch - $25
UPRRC Members - Join Here
The 2020 Virtual Race can be completed in any location, but you are welcome to complete it on the Iron Belle Trail between Ironwood and Bessemer.
Official race course starts and finishes at the Historic Depot Park in downtown Ironwood, Michigan. Races run along the Iron Belle Trail from Ironwood towards Bessemer and back. A sign will be put at the start/finish line in the Depot Park and at the turnaround spot in Bessemer during the week of September 7.
In Partnership with the Gogebic Range Health Foundation
SUBSCRIBE TO EMAIL UPDATES
Want the most up to date information on the Bridges and Bluffs 1/2 Marathon and 2-mile Run/Walk? Subscribe to our email newsletter and we will keep you informed on important race dates and other information.
KEEP IN TOUCH
Have a question? Interested in being a sponsor or want more info? Drop us a line and we'll get back to you right away. Also make sure you like the Bridges and Bluffs Half Marathon on Facebook and let your friends know so you can all share in the fun!