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|September 4, 2017
8:30 am: UP Health System-Portage Labor Day Bridge Walk/Run
September 4, 2017
The 14th annual UP Health System–Portage Labor Day Bridge Walk/Run will take place Monday, Sept 4. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. at the Kestner Waterfront Park (Chutes and Ladders) in Houghton, with the five-mile event beginning at 8:30 a.m. The walk is free, and sponsored by the city of Hancock, city of Houghton, UP Health System – Portage and Michigan’s Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness. Runners and walkers across the state are doing similar events, inspired by the annual Labor Day five-mile walk over the Mackinac Bridge. Preregister online at http://portagehealth.org/our-services/fitness-center/events/labor-day-bridge-walk.
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10:00 am: Breakers to Bridge Paddle Festival
September 9, 2017
The Breakers to Bridge Paddle Festival will take place Saturday, September 9. The signature 10-mile paddle event starts at 10 am at the Stanton township boat launch, just south of the Houghton breakers, with the finish at the East Houghton waterfront park. Shorter guided paddles and kayak demos will be available during the after at the park. The event is sponsored by the Keweenaw Land Trust and the Michigan Tech Outdoor Adventure Program. Details are at www.BreakersBridge.com
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6:00 pm: Women's Mountain Bike Skills Clinic and Ride
September 27, 2017
Join Trek Women's Advocate Lori Hauswirth and other local mountain bikers for an evening skills min-clinic and group ride focused on the ladies! All skill levels and ages welcome and you are encouraged to bring a friend that maybe hasn't been on the trail before. No bike, no worries! Give Cross Country Sports at 906-337-4520 a call to reserve a complimentary bike for the event.
Meet at the Swedetown Chalet in Calumet at 6pm ready to ride. We will spend a short time getting comfortable on our bikes with some basic skills instruction and then roll out to take in the fall colors via casual rides for all abilities. Oh yes, and it's FREE with a goal of getting more women on bikes.
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8:00 am: Copper Country Color Tour
September 30, 2017
60km, 115km and 205km routes, starting at the Michigan Tech Memorial Union Building and proceeding around the Keweenaw.
1:00 pm: Swedecross
September 30, 2017
12:45PM Little Kids Race (Short sprint distance)
1PM Older Kids (one lap)
1PM Men C/Women B&C (30 min)
1:45PM Men B/Women A (40 min)
2:30PM Men A (50 min)
Challenging and fun course with sand, hills, rocks, single track, and fast sections. Hand ups, heckling and good times encouraged.
Race entry for kids is free, adults $10. If you are a first time rider, male or female, in the C race they will race free.
Any bike welcome. Any ability.
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