Since 1947, One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth!
More than 50,000 fans cheer on teams competing in North America's
toughest & richest canoe race - 120 miles & over 50,000 paddle
strokes non-stop overnight on the AuSable River from Grayling to Oscoda,
The AuSable River Canoe Marathon is organized by a
non-profit organization, AuSable River International Canoe Marathon,
Inc. (ARICM) which is made up entirely of volunteers who are fans of
this great race.
mission of the non-profit, volunteer organizing committee - AuSable
River International Canoe Marathon, Inc. (ARICM) - is to organize and
promote the annual AuSable River Canoe Marathon, generate public
exposure of the communities in the AuSable River Valley and increase
awareness of our unique natural resource: The AuSable River
Thousands of volunteer hours are annually contributed by the committee
members and other fans toward fulfilling the mission of ARICM and
staging this epic world class endurance event.The AuSable River Canoe Marathon on FacebookThe AuSable River Canoe Marathon YouTube ChannelThe AuSable River Canoe Marathon on Twitter
The AuSable River Canoe Marathon is the middle leg of the Triple Crown of Canoe Racing
The Triple Crown of Canoe Racing
- La Triple Couronne de Canots Long Parcours
- was established in 1992 & recognizes the top performances
by marathon canoe racers who compete at all three of North America's
most prestigious marathon canoe races:
The General Clinton Canoe Regatta
- staged Memorial Day on New York's Susquehanna River - a
one-day, non-stop 70 mile race from Cooperstown, home of the Baseball
Hall of Fame, to Bainbridge, New York.
The AuSable River Canoe Marathon
- One if North America's toughest, richest non-stop canoe
races, staged from Grayling to Oscoda on Northern Michigan's AuSable
River during the last weekend of July. la Classique Internationale de Canots de la Mauricie - The Classic
, staged Labor Day
weekend on central Quebec's majestic St. Maurice River - a three-day,
three-stage race from La Tuque to Trois-Rivieres, Quebec.