Ham Run Half-Marathon and 5k Fun Run

The Ham Run takes place miles from the nearest town in a pristine wilderness where moose, wolves and deer roam. Eagles soar overhead and loons can be heard calling in the distance. Nature surrounds you with each step you take on this journey. Spring is in the air and in your step as new growth awakens in the forest and the woods come alive after a long winter's sleep.

There are very few places on the earth as beautiful as the Gunflint Trail and there is no other race course like it in the world. It is a special place that must be treated with respect and protected for future generations to enjoy. We tread lightly and in doing so we make as little impact as possible.

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Latitude: 48.086163 Longitude: -90.737191 Elevation: 1710 ft

Event Dates

5/6/2018 – 5/6/2018

Admission Fee (if any)

Please See Current Registration Page for fees


I drove up with some friends from Ely to run the half. It was one of the best run events I've participated in, especially considering it's size and all of the logistics dealing with a point to point race at the end of the Gunflint Trail with early spring weather. The scenery and course were awesome! Definitely with the trip!

Debbie Hultman, 5/29/2014

Great event! Well done and spectacular course! Drove from Ely with friends. Was definitely worth the drive!

Debbie Hultman, 5/29/2014

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