Jeffers High School is hosting their annual athletic fund raiser race this Saturday. Registration at the school begins at 7:00 am. The Half-Marathon starts at 8:00, and the 5K at 9:00. See the details on the school’s website.
Join Keweenaw Pride for the 2015 Keweenaw Color Run, a 2.5k or 5k run/walk that includes a T-shirt and more color powder than you can handle. Post-race food and music, too. Details are in the participant guide. Registration Saturday, Sept. 19 in the MUB Circle at Michigan Tech (4-6 pm). Registration also Sunday 8-9:30, with the event starting at 10 am. Proceeds will be donated to the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter in Houghton.
The Red Jacket Cycling Team is proud to present the seventh annual Keweenaw Cup Cyclocross Race, a two-day cyclocross extravaganza in Copper Harbor. The October 17 and 18, 2015, event includes Saturday’s Downtown Hoedown in “downtown” Copper Harbor, Sunday’s Top of the World Smackdown will be held at the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge. For more information, see www.keweenawcup.com
Help Omega House celebrate its 10th anniversary by participating in the Hike for the House: a Memorial Walk at Kestner Park and along the Portage Canal in Houghton, Saturday, September 19. Registration begins at 9 am and the Hike begins at 10 am.
The second annual Michigan Tech 12-Hour Mountain Bike Rondevous is scheduled for July 25, 2015, at the Michigan Tech Trails. Race start is 9:30, with race-day registration and packet pickup available from 8-9 am in the Race Secretary’s building. Course is approximately 7.75 miles, which will allow 12-hour competitors to complete the race without requiring a headlamp. With both a 2- and 4-person team option for the 12-hour race, and a solo category available for the 6-hour race, there’s something for everyone! Awards go to the top 12-hour teams, as well as the top 3 individual 6-hour competitors.
Course includes some sections of ski trail for passing and recovery purposes, as well as an abundance of singletrack. More information as well as the latest course map can be found at www.mturonde.org. Race is hosted by the Michigan Tech Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Nordic Ski, and Track and Field Teams, and all proceeds benefit the teams. Hope to see you there!
Trail memberships passes are now available for the 2015-16 season. Once again, the four main trail systems – Chassell, Michigan Tech, Maasto Hiihto/Churning Rapids, and Swedetown – offer a combination membership with a 10% discount. You can choose any combination of the four trails. Prices are here, and you can purchase memberships online. or at the Michigan Tech Central Ticket Office, the Einerlei in Chassell, Downwind Sports in Houghton, and Cross Country Sports in Calumet. During the winter, passes are also available at the Swedetown Chalet.
While the largest expense is winter grooming, all of the trails have year-round obligations, including building and maintaining mountain bike trails, equipment maintenance and repair, bridge and boardwalk construction, and more. All trail users – summer and winter – should purchase a membership to support their favorite trails.
The Canal Run is celebrating 40 years on Saturday July 18, 2015. Be a part of history and celebrate this great community event by participating or volunteering. Registration is open for the 5-mile walk, 5-mile run, 10-mile walk, 10-mile run or the half marathon! This is the Keweenaw’s premier running event, with chip timing, a commemorative Canal Run t-shirt, free professional photo downloads and much, much more. For more information, go to http://hancockcanalrun.com← Older posts