Leif Eriksson Day Row & Run 2017

Saturday 7th October 2017

Depot Beach: 307 Chicago Ave, Charlevoix, United States

Other endurance, Running, Distance running, 1 Mile, 5K


  • Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Rowing - Individual Age group/open
  • Row and Run - Individual Age group/open


A 1 mile boat race and 5k foot race to celebrate the life of Leif Eriksson and the viking way.  Takes place on October 7th, 2017 at 9am in Charlevoix, Michigan. This event is a fun run to support F.A.C.E.S. Orphan and Foster Program. Participants can compete in both the row and run or just one of the events.  One mile boat race goes from Depot Beach to Ferry Beach in Charlevoix.  Participants will have to bring their own kayak/canoe and wear a USCG approved life jacket. The 5k will traverse along a road course in the city of Charlevoix. Cost of the event is $25 no matter the combination of categories you participate in.  Cost includes a collectible t-shirt (guaranteed if registered by September 23th, 2017) and a gift bag. 

Event details and schedule

  • Event Date is October 7th, 2017
  • Row starts at 9am at Depot Beach
  • Run starts at 9am at Ferry Beach
  • Be at FERRY Beach at 8:30am if you are RUNNING ONLY to receive your race packet.
  • Be at DEPOT Beach at 8:30am if you are doing the ROW portion to receive your race packet.
  • Please bring waiver (if you have not mailed it) 
  • Row event launches at Depot Beach.  Rowers, please have someone pick you up at Ferry Beach so as to not leave boats at Ferry Beach Park for too long.
  • Park at Ferry Beach for running event.
  • No shuttle will be availabe.

Organised by

Leif Eriksson Day Row and Run

512 West Hurlbut, Charlevoix

Phone: 2316752240

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