2017 Polar Roll Schedule of Events

Friday, February 17, 2017

We’re under a week away from race day!!! Here’s a comprehensive overview of the whole weekend for you.

Friday, February 17th


Packet Pick-up Hosted by Marquette Mountain  4501 M-553, Marquette, MI 49855

Get your number plate, buy some merchandise and grab a beer as Upper Hand Brewery takes over all of the taps on Marquette Mountain. Get a chance to see everyone before ya enter the pain cave Saturday morning! 

Saturday, February 18th

Start and Finish Line located at: E Pearl St & S 3rd St Ishpeming,MI

IMPORTANT NOTE: We need all traffic, cars, and bikes, to stay off of 4th Street and Pearl Street.

6:00 am Packet pick-up. Packet pick-up will close at 7:30 AM. NO EXCEPTIONS. 

7:50 am National Anthem, Final Announcements


*** It should be noted: We would love to have the Long Racers lined up along 4th Street as the Short Race take off. Make some noise!!!


09:10 am Short Race Winners anticipated

10:15 am Long Race Winners Anticipated

10:15 am - 3:00 pm Anticipated finish timeframe for all racers

Saturday Night, February 18th 

Marquette Mountain  4501 M-553, Marquette, MI 49855


Hosted by Marquette Mountain, rehydration provided by Upper Hand Brewery

7:00 pm Doors Open

7:30 pm Awards

8:00 pm Da Beans start playing and Border Grill begins dinner service. They will serve until 10pm or we run out of food. Whatever happens first. 

9:00 pm 45NRTH Raffle winners announced

11:00 pm Party Ends

Sunday, Enduro at the South Trails

Find the South Trails Pavilion on 553 (not far from Marquette Mountain)

10:00 am Arrive and get set

10:20 am Racer meeting

10:30 am Enduro Start

2:00pm Podium 

Todd Poquette
Todd Poquette is the Polar Roll Race Director. He is passionate about creating events that inspire and engage riders of all ability levels. When he’s not race directing you’ll find him mentoring and coaching high school cyclists to enjoy a lifetime of cycling and wellness.