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MICHIGAN

Saturday, August 17 I Eastwood Beach at Stony Creek Metropark

MammothMarch is back in Michigan

 

After our successful 2023 premiere, we’re excited to be back at Stony Creek Metropark in 2024!  

Located less than an hour north of Detroit, Stony Creek offers more than 4,000 scenic acres of lush woodlands, gorgeous wetlands, tallgrass prairies, Lakeview trails, and expansive fields in every direction.  

Hike 20 miles in 8 hours and conquer all of the above with us on a beautiful late-summer day! 

Mastering the challenge, you will be exhausted, but proud and happy... as well as part of our amazing community of nature-lovers, hikers, and MammothMarch addicts!

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Location & venue (start/finish): Eastwood Beach at Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Dr, Shelby Township, MI 48316 

At a glance

 

Date:  Saturday, August 17, 2024  

 

Distance: 20 miles in 8 hours 
There is no timekeeping, there are no failures, we only recognize the incredible courage it takes to rise to our challenge. Every participant completing the distance will be awarded their finisher medal and considered a winner!  

 

Starting time: You can choose from several time slots as early as 7:15 am with limited capacity when signing up. This ensures the most remote hiking experience as a maximum of 5 hikers will cross the starting line at the same time.

The first ones will head out between 7:15 – 7:30 a.m. with the majority coming back in just about 8 hours. However, we will have our finish line open for the ones that need a bit more time. 

 

Parking: Complimentary parking will be available right on site; all other Park fees are already included in your ticket as well. 

 

Aid/refreshment stations: There are water stops and aid stations along the route (approximately positioned every 5-7 miles apart) providing toilets, food, and drinks for all participants. These refreshments are included in the cost of your ticket and vary between each station, offering water, energy drinks, electrolytes, fruits, cereal/protein bars, sandwiches and more.  

Certificates: All finishers will receive their personalized certificate after crossing the finish line. For the ones who drop out, we will issue certificates stating the mileage covered.

Finisher medal/wall of fame: For all participants finishing MammothMarch.

Hiking Pass: MammothMarch Hiking Passes will be made available for all new participants. All participants from a previous edition or different MammothMarch events should bring their Hiking Pass to collect their 2024 stamps on site. 

Merchandise: Our 2024 merchandise collection will be available soon.

Route: The single-circuit loop covers 20 miles of everything Stony Creek has to offer. The final route will be made available around 2 weeks prior to the event. Check out our 2023 route Right Here

 

Total elevation gain: Around 700 ft

Terrain: A mix of unpaved hiking trails, dirt trails, forest floor and paved lakeview trail​

What are you waiting for? Sign up here to enter “not your average hike.”

 

Please check out more details in our FAQ section or send us an e-mail at contact@mammothmarch.com.

The route will be made available approximately 2 weeks prior to the event. Please note that the route is preliminary and may be adjusted due to weather issues, official directives and/or organizational matters. The route will be marked 1-2 days prior to event day. Should we notice parts of the route being inaccessible, extremely wet/muddy we will adapt it to local conditions at short notice. 

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