Speed, excitement and smiles return to northern Michigan for the Boyne Thunder Poker Run. This unique boating event showcases high-performance boats, slicing through the waters of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan on a 150-mile excursion. Starting in Boyne City, the boats travel through Charlevoix on Saturday morning. By standers line up on the piers to watch the the boats jet out into Lake Michigan. On Friday evening you can get up close and personal with the boats in the Boyne City marina.