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Choose Marathon.

Marathon, Ontario

Imagine a location on a major global seaway in a business and industry-friendly jurisdiction with a trained workforce, ready-to-go power and transportation infrastructure, and room to grow.

You’ll find all that and more here in Marathon.

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A Rare Opportunity in Today’s Global Economy

Marathon is located on a natural, sheltered harbour on the north shore of Lake Superior (part of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway system), logistics centre along the Trans-Canada Highway, and rail stop for the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail).

“Marathon is a rarity in today’s global supply chain - ready for any type of industrial manufacturing, resourced-based operation, or related activity.”

Dan Elliott, Economic Development Officer,
Town of Marathon

“Business-friendly, industry-friendly, and an unbeatable lifestyle - you get it all in Marathon.”

Dan Elliott, Economic Development Officer,
Town of Marathon

A World of Opportunities

Marathon is located on Lake Superior with direct access to the St. Lawrence Seaway and is located in the heart of North America approximately halfway between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste Marie on Highway 17.

With a long history of mining, forestry, and transportation, Marathon is well positioned for commercial and industry partners searching for an inexpensive alternative to large waterfront cities.

Waterfront Development Property + Port

Small town – big plans.

100 acres of waterfront, brownfield property suitable for development. Capable of supporting deep-water ship traffic for international shipping and transportation along the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway.

Your Success is Our Business

“The Town of Marathon is ready, willing, and able to work with you to make your move to Marathon easier.”

Rick Dumas, Mayor  |  Town of Marathon