RESULTS

We’ve had all kids of weather and terrain at Polar Roll. From the inaugural year that was a cold as cold can get, to the year that dumped sheets of ice on the course and hundreds of volunteers saved the day.

2015 (The Polar Vortex Year)

2016 (40’s & rain)

2017 (Fast then 60’s)

2018 (The best weather so far)

2019 (The Polar Stroll)

What will the U.P. weather deliver this year?

POLAR ROLL 2020

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It’s all about community.

While a lot of races out there are run by for-profit companies, that’s not the case for Marji GesickPolar Roll and The Crusher. All of our events are productions of the 906 Adventure Team, a 501(c)3 whose mission is to empower people to become the best version of themselves through outdoor adventure. We don’t have a large staff of people (two, to be exact) or significant overhead, and that enables us to donate a significant portion of race revenues in two ways:

  1. Since 2015, we’ve given back more than $110,000 to the trail-builders of RAMBA, NTN, Sisu Dirt Crews, WinMan and the DCNT.
  2. We also support youth adventure programs in three communities, investing over $35,000 this year alone in equipment, training, and gear to remove barriers for all kids. Our summer and after-school programs now have over 350 participants, and spots fill up as quickly as Marji Gesick. There is a need we’re trying to fill: to connect kids with their communities and get them off devices.