The Keweenaw Treadfest mountain bike race takes place Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Michigan Tech Trails. The event includes 12- and 25-mile events, plus 3- and 1.5-mile races for youth. The long races start at 10 am, with the youth races rolling out at 2 pm. Everything takes place at the main Michigan Tech trailhead off of Sharon Avenue. See the registration web page for details.
Bike the Keweenaw has become part of the broader Experience the Keweenaw this year, but still features the same schedule that samples all of the area mountain bike trails. Guided rides take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (May 26-28). Here’s the schedule: Continue reading →
UP Health System – Portage will host a health and safety fair Saturday, June 3, at the hospital in Hancock. The event takes place 10 am – 1 pm and there is not cost. The fair includes screenings (total cholesterol, blood glucose, hemoglobin and more), tons of giveaways, massages, healthy food samples and opportunities to meet and talk with UP Health System staff. Continue reading →
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Registration is open for Run the Keweenaw, a series of trail running events in Eagle Harbor and Copper Harbor. The events take place July 8-9, 2017. Things kick off Saturday morning, July 8, at the Eagle Harbor Town Hall with the 6km Mt. Baldy Summit Run. Events then move to Copper Harbor with a 2km Junior Trail run, and the 10km Copper Harbor Trails Challenge, which includes both competitive and non-competitive events. Things continue Sunday, July 9, with the 25km Carl Olson Memorial Adventure Run on the Copper Harbor trails. All details are at www.runthekeweenaw.org.