Helmets are mandatory at all times while on the race course for skating and rollerski races. Wrist, knee, and elbow protection are also recommended.
The entire course for all NorthShore Races is completely closed to outside traffic. All event participants must be at 26th Avenue East (entrance to the freeway) by 1:30pm be able to complete the event. This is Mile 23. The course MUST be opened to traffic at 2pm.
Please be mindful of road conditions. We strive to maintain the best road conditions possible, thanks to local entities like Minnesota Department of Transportation, City of Duluth, Saint Louis County and Lake County. However, there is always the possibility of cracks, “tar snakes”, bumps, sand and rocks, water bottles, garbage, and other obstructions.
First aid will be available on the course and at the finish line. There are vans and motorcycles on the course with medical personnel. All medical expenses incurred by participants are the responsibility of the participant. Thanks to our Official Medical Provider St. Lukes!
Porta-potties will be provided at all starting line areas, along the course, and at the finish line. Please take care of business BEFORE you head to the start line for your race and wave start. Please refrain from trespassing on private property along the course and near the full and half marathon start lines. Respect the rights of private property–the future of this race depends on it!