We invite you to experience a gorgeous Upper Peninsula fall day with us in historic Iron Mountain, Michigan for the 6th annual Iron Mountain Road and Trail Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay and 2-mile Millie Hill Minithon on Saturday, September 23, 2017.
Join us for 13.1 miles of fun! Benefitting the Dickinson County Cancer Unit Loan Closet.
NEW THIS YEAR: Oktoberfest will be held in conjuction with our race offering games for kids and adults, children's activities, beer and wine, amazing, authentic German food and so much more. One more amazing benefit of your race entry fee!
Registration is available online or by mail-in entry. Relay & Corporate Challenge mail-in registration is here. Mail-in forms are available at all 8 branches of First National Bank & Trust. For bank locations, please refer to www.fnbimk.com. There is no race day registration. The final opportunity for registration will be in person at Packet Pick Up on Friday. All abilities are welcome but all participants must finish the race by 11:30 p.m., at this time the course will be open to traffic without direction from volunteer staff and police. For this reason, those intending to walk the entire 1/2 marathon course must begin at 7:00 am.
What The Registration Fee Includes
All registered participants receive a Racer Shirt when registered by September 1, 2017. Half Marathoners will also receive a swag bag and all half marathon finishers will receive a great,unique medal. Also, fruit, bagels, and beverages will be provided to runners after the event.
Packet Pick-Up will be Friday, September 22 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., and race day morning from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Packet Pick-up will be located inside Iron Mountain City Hall (directly across from the race start).
Half Marathon Course
The route will offer scenic diversity as it travels through historic downtown Iron Mountain, over the Chapin Mine Pit, alongside beautiful Lake Antoine, dipping into the picturesque Fumee Lake Natural area, back out and around the rest of Lake Antoine and back to downtown Iron Mountain.
Half Marathon Relay
We have added a fun, 3-person Relay option for our beautiful Half Marathon course. Two transition points, both near Lake Antoine, will allow runners of all abilities to experience our awesome course! Leg 1 of the relay is approximately 3.45 miles, leg 2 is approximately 5.90 miles and leg 3 is approximately 3.77 miles. All three team members receive a t-shirt and a finisher's medal. Corporate, family, friend teams and more are all welcome! Registration form available here.
The Mini-Thon will start out the same as the Half Marathon, downtown and over the Chapin Pit turning right after the Pit onto Third Street. Run/Walkers will turn onto Park Avenue which will go up Millie Hill to East A Street, making a right onto Van Buren and down towards the Finish.
There will be 6 water/aid stations available along the course. These will be approximately located at miles 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12. Water will be available at each station. PowerAde will be available at the stations located near miles #8 and 12. Oranges will be at the station near mile #8. A fresh spring water fountain is available in the Fumee Lake Natural Area near miles 4.8/8.0 on the Half Marathon course. There is one aid station along the 2-mile minithon course located near the top of Park Avenue hill.
Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall male and female finishers for the 2 mile as well as medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for kids divisions. Kids age division is as follows: under 8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 years. Awards for the Half Marathon will be given to 1st place overall male and female finishers as well as awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for male and female age groups. Age groups for the Half Marathon are as follows: 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over.
The Niagara Lions are seeking golfers for their annual four-person scramble golf tournament which will be held on Saturday, September 23, at Oak Crest Golf Course in Norway. The 18 hole tournament will get underway with a shotgun start at 9:00am and is open to men’s, women’s, or mixed teams. Teams may be entered or individuals may sign up and be assigned to a team. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishing teams and many raffle prizes will be presented to participants. Cost is $30.00 for Oak Crest members and $55.00 to non-members and the entry fee includes a golf cart, prizes, and a delicious chicken and spaghetti dinner. Proceeds from the event will go to the Niagara Community Fireworks Fund to help pay the cost of the fireworks at the 2018 Niagara Lions Community Picnic.
Niagara Lion Mike Prost is again serving as tournament chairman. Entries should be in by September 20 and sent to Mike at 3943 North Sand Lake Drive, Florence, WI 54121. For more information, contact Mike at 715-589-1608 or Kerry Grippen by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 906-282-8471.
Location: NWTC Regional Center and Woodland Kitchen & Business Incubator, 2030 Calvary Dr., Aurora, WI, 54151
Contact Name: NWTC Regional center staff, 715-589-2768
Admission Fee: free to public
Newly enlarged and renovated Woodland Kitchen & Business Incubator and Woodland Academy is hosting a Grand Opening in conjuction with their yearly Harvest Fest event on Saturday, September 23rd from 10am-2pm in the former Hillcrest School in Aurora, WI.
For a vendor application call 715-589-2768. Space is limited so sign up now.
Braumart Theater, East B Street, Iron Mountain, MI, United States
PHIL LYNCH QUARTETCONCERT
The Phil Lynch Quartet is known throughout the region for presenting a fun and swinging mix of vocal “standards” (Sinatra-era tunes), instrumental classics featuring trumpet, and original songs. Its repertoire ranges from Gershwin and Basie to the Beatles and Disney… all in the key of jazz!
$10 tickets | Tickets purchased online held at Braumart Box Office
NWTC Aurora Learning Center, 2030 Calvary Drive, Niagara, WI, United States
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) and Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Wisconsin are hosting “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s” class. This free workshop will be presented on Tuesday, September 26th, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at NWTC in Aurora.
This comprehensive workshop is designed to provide participants with the basic information about memory loss issues. Topics to be covered in this program includes in depth information about the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and how they differ from typical memory changes associated with aging, risk factors for developing dementia, current research trends and opportunities as well as treatment options for persons with Alzheimer’s.
The Basics will be presented by Julie St. Pierre, Outreach Specialist for the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Wisconsin Chapter on Tuesday, September 26 from 1:00pm-2:30pm at NWTC Aurora (2030 Calvary Drive).
Please contact the ADRC by September 22nd to register for this FREE workshop. You can register by calling the ADRC 715-528-4890, or by stopping at the Florence County Courthouse, 501 Lake Avenue, Lower Level room 125, weekdays between 8.30 am and 4 pm.
Klint Safford Memorial RV Park, East Genesee Street, Iron River, MI, United States
The Harvest & Haunt Fall Festival is back for a 3rd year and is shaping up to be even bigger and better than before with more music, more vendors, more kids games & crafts, and more FREE fun! Come to the Klint Safford Memorial RV Park on September 30th from 3:00 - 10:00 pm!
An event within the Harvest & Haunt Fall Festival is the “Harvest & Haunt Hustle” organized by and benefiting Iron Endurance, which is a non-profit organization aimed at providing opportunities for kids and adults to participate in health & wellness activities that are low cost and fun. Participants get a free T-shirt and are encouraged to dress up in costume! Pets are also welcome! Prizes are awarded in each age group, and there’s also a prize for best costume.You can support this community event by donating your time, financial support or supplies! It takes many hands to make this awesome event happen, but you'll find the positive spirit of the day and community involvement to be well-worth the investment.
TEXAS HOLD'EM TOURNAMENT
CASPIAN-GAASTRA FIRE HALL
SAT. , SEPT 30TH at 6:00PM
PRIZE MONEY BASED ON ENTRY, $20 ENTRY FEE,
5:00 REGISTER, CHIP BONUS FOR EARLY REGISTRATION.
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