Distance: 26.20 mi
Type: Point-to-point, Road
Difficulty: 5 / 10
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Address: P.O. Box 1917, Eagle River, WI 54521
Filed Under: Running
The 10th Annual Journeys Marathon is a challenging and inspirational ract that starts with the woodland backdrop of Boulder Junction, Wisconsin on rustic roads, while meandering through the Norhtern Highland American Legion State Forest and passing many scenic norhtern Wisconsin lakes along the way. This is a race not to be missed... because life is not a destination.
Events include full marathon, half marathon, 13.1 mile power walk and 5K race. For more information on the event please visit our website at www.journeysmarathon.org or call 800-359-6315.
Registration is held at the Northland Pines Middle School (Hwy 45 N at 1700 Pleasure Island Rd. in Eagle River, Wisconsin) on Friday evening and early on Saturday morning. Full marathon, half marathon and power walk leave by bus from the Northland Pines Middle School to be bussed to the start lines. The 5K start line is in Riverview Park (located on Hwy 45 N). This is also the finish line for the full marathon, half marathon and power walk.
How to get to Eagle River, Wisconsin:
From Chicago: Take Interstate 90 West to Madison then take Interstate 39 North to Merrill and exit to Hwy 17 North to Eagle River. ( approx. driver time 5:30)
From Minneapolis: Take Interstate 94 East to Chippeawa Falls. Take Hwy 29 to Wausau. Take Interstate 39 North to Merrill and exit to Hwy 17 North to Eagle River. ( approx. driver time 4:00)
There is one airport in Eagle River available for general aviation: The Eagle River Airport offers commuter service-Eagle River/Chicago Palwaukee Trans North Aviation. Call 715-479-6777. 100 LL & Jet A are also available. For more information call 715-479-7442
See website for driving distances and a map: