Registration is open for the second annual Swedetown Trail Run, Saturday, August 27, 2016, at the Swedetown Trails in Calumet. The event features a 5k walk/run, and running races of 10k, 25k, and a new 50k ultra-marathon. Information and registration is available at active.com.
The Breakers to Bridge Paddle Festival (www.breakersbridge.com), a weekend of events centering around paddling in the Keweenaw, will take place September 9-11, 2016. The event kicks off Friday evening with the Sunset Paddle Film Festival at Kestner Park in Houghton (Chutes & Ladders). On Saturday, a 10-mile non-competitive timed paddle from Breakers to Bridge will take place followed by a celebration at Kestner Park in Houghton. On Sunday there will be numerous opportunities for families and individuals to get out on the water through interpretive paddles, clinics, demos and trips throughout the Keweenaw. The event is being planned by the Keweenaw Land Trust in partnership with Michigan Tech’s Outdoor Adventure Program. Continue reading →
Run the Keweenaw, a series of adventure runs over a weekend, is coming July 9-10, 2016. The event kicks off Saturday, July 9, with a run from up Mt. Baldy (near Eagle Harbor) and culminates with a 25km run on the Copper Harbor trails. Other events include a 10km competitive run plus a 10km non-competitive walk/run on the Copper Harbor Trails and a 2km junior trail run. Continue reading for a complete schedule or visit runthekeweenaw.org to register. Continue reading →
The Peter Wolfe Chapter of the North Country Trail (NCT) will host a hike on the NCT on Sunday, June 26th. Mark Roberts will lead a hike of PWC Segment 40, starting at 3 pm (ET) from the NCT crossing on Forest Road 2200 in the Ottawa National Forest near the Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness. Continue reading →