The Algoma Shanty Days 5K starts and finishes at the Robert Ray Gallery, 520 Parkway St. with a view of the river and Lake Michigan.  Race through town past historic von Stiehl Winery, catch a glimpse of the last 2 remaining shanties and by traveling downhill along the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline to the finish!

The race includes a t-shirt, chip-timing, post race refreshments, and same day race results.

The Algoma Shanty Days Kids Fun Run is a non chip-timed event for children ages 9 and under. The route circles around the Algoma Shanty Days grounds, with a start and finish at Robert Ray Gallery. Each registered participant gets a t-shirt and a participation ribbon. Superheroes join the race and the kids have a Super-Fun time! Bring your camera!

Race packet pick-up and on-site registrations:

Friday, August 9, 2019, from 3 – 6 p.m. at the Algoma Youth Club, 620 Lake Street

Saturday, August 10, 2019 Before the Race, 6:30-7:30AM

Registration for the 2019 Race

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2019 Route Change

Due to construction on the 2nd street bridge, the 5K route has been modified for 2019.

Algoma WI Shanty Days Map Bridge Closure

2019 Sponsors






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