The course returns to THE Point-2-Point format in 2020. Racers will start in downtown Marquette and make their way to the west end via trails groomed specifically for fat-bikes, and some snowmobile trails. The course will challenge your legs with punchy climbs and your bike handling with downhills so fast you’ll be tempted to reach for your brakes. Let it rip. Fat-biking through the Iron Range takes you deep into the Northwoods, across frozen swamps, and up climbs to reveal tailings piles in the distance – a reminder of the area’s mining history.

Long Course

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SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH

5:00-8:00PM Packet Pickup at Westwood Mall
There will be no early packet pickup. Zip. Zilch. Zero.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH

6:30-7:30AM Last chance packet pick-up
8:00AM 30-mile race rolls out
Bike: Downtown Marquette
Snowshoe: Ishpeming High School

Important note: The long snowshoe is going to do two laps of the short route. You’ll begin and end at Ishpeming High School. You’ll go through the finish line after yourfirst lap and do it again.

7:00PM To maintain safety, we will pull racers from the course at 7:00pm
7:00PM After party opens/complimentary pizza from Domino’s
7:30PM Awards Ceremony
8:00PM Double Trouble DJ’s Entertainment

The transfer deadline has passed. We will not do transfers or category changes at packet pickup. Don’t ask.

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906 Adventure Team is a 501c3 Non-Profit based in Marquette, Michigan. Since 2014 we have been creating outdoor adventure experiences for youth through Adventure Bike Club and events like Polar Roll, The Crusher, and Marji Gesick. Our take on life is pretty simple – it’s an adventure. In life (and adventure) stuff doesn’t always go to plan. Things go wrong. Bad things happen to good people and you don’t overcome it by complaining or pointing fingers. The truth is adversity brings out the best of us – by taking us down unknown paths to find it. 

 

906 Adventure Team uses revenue from the events to support trail organizations and create more youth Adventure Teams. 

 

The Marji Gesick will donate $27,000 to local trails this year, bringing total trail donations since 2015 to $216,000. 

 

In 2022, with the help of corporate partners, we invested $40,000 in youth programs for three new Adventure Team communities. Resilience, confidence, community, and a sense of belonging have never been more important than it is for kids today. Adventure Teams help them “find their people”, the way you feel like you’ve found yours at Marji. 

 

We want you to know when you support 906 Adventure Team and the events you’re making life better here in Marquette County and in communities across the Midwest.