1. It’s YOU vs. YOU.
  2. Crusher is a self-supported event. You are responsible for you. By doing this event you agree to abide by the Self-Supported ethos at all times.
  3. Carry the right gear for the task at hand.
  4. Road Rules apply. Do not get hit by a car, cause an accident or mayhem.
  5. Approved cycling helmets must be worn at all times.
  6. You must have a GPS unit. NO exceptions.
  7. Cut-off times:
    1. 225 miles – 36 hours.
    2. 50 mile run – 24 hours.
    3. 100 mile bike – 24 hours.
    4. 40 mile bike – 12 hours.
    5. 100 mile run – 36 hours.
  8. The team that completes the course in the least amount of time after Penalties/Bonuses wins.
    1. Teams must stick together at all times – no split checkpoints.
    2. Teams must reach at least 4 of the 8 checkpoints to finish.
    3. There are 4 mandatory checkpoints.They are labeled with RED text in the passport.
    4. Teams may reach checkpoints in any order.
    5. Time penalties/bonuses are as follows:
      1. 4 checkpoints +0hr penalty
      2. 5 checkpoints -1hr bonus
      3. 6 checkpoints -2hr total bonus
      4. 7 checkpoints -4hr total bonus
      5. 8 checkpoints -7hr total bonus
    6. The following road(s)/trail(s) are OFF-LIMITS:
      1. CR 550/Big Bay Rd north of Harlow Lake Road, in its entirety.
  9. You MUST respect private land. Do not trespass unless the passport expressly allows it.
  10. Neutral assistance is allowed from locals and other racers. Neutral being defined as offered equally to everyone!
  11. Competitors can stock up on supplies at a C-store, restaurant, community aid stations, etc.
  12. In the event they leave the course for any reason, competitors must return to the same point they left the course and begin from there. (Teams are exempt here – they have no course!)
  13. The race director reserves the right to disqualify teams for any reason deemed by race officials to be unsportsmanlike or otherwise against the spirit of the event and its self-supported ethos.
  14. Checkpoints are landmark based. You’ll be required to take a picture per the checkpoint descriptions in the Passport.
  15. Upon completion of the event, send your ride file/Strava link and selfies to:

It’s all about community.

906 Adventure Team is a 501c3 Non-Profit based in Marquette, Michigan. Since 2014 we have been creating outdoor adventure experiences for youth through Adventure Bike Club and events like Polar Roll, The Crusher, and Marji Gesick. Our take on life is pretty simple – it’s an adventure. In life (and adventure) stuff doesn’t always go to plan. Things go wrong. Bad things happen to good people and you don’t overcome it by complaining or pointing fingers. The truth is adversity brings out the best of us – by taking us down unknown paths to find it. 


906 Adventure Team uses revenue from the events to support trail organizations and create more youth Adventure Teams. 


The Marji Gesick will donate $27,000 to local trails this year, bringing total trail donations since 2015 to $216,000. 


In 2022, with the help of corporate partners, we invested $40,000 in youth programs for three new Adventure Team communities. Resilience, confidence, community, and a sense of belonging have never been more important than it is for kids today. Adventure Teams help them “find their people”, the way you feel like you’ve found yours at Marji. 


We want you to know when you support 906 Adventure Team and the events you’re making life better here in Marquette County and in communities across the Midwest. 


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