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2017 Duluth News Tribune Racers Calendar

Brian Fish of Weston, Wis reacts at the finish line of the 2016 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth. (file / News Tribune)

APRIL

FITGER'S 5K

Date, time: April 22, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Fitger's Complex, 600 E. Superior St.

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $30 through April 20 or $40 — entry limit is 2,000.

Entry address: grandmasmarathon.com

Race director, phone, email: Grandma's Marathon, (218) 727-0947, grandmas@grandmasmarathon.com

HOPE SPRINGS 5K WALK/RUN

Date, time: April 22, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Hibbing/Hibbing Memorial Building, 400 E. 23rd St.

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $40 through April 17, discounts for kids; no registrations accepted after April 17

Entry address: hopesprings.kintera.org

Race directors, phones, emails: Molly Skifstad, (218) 263-1044, molly.skifstad@essentiahealth.org; Debra Ellingsen, (218) 786-1062, debra.ellingsen@essentiahealth.org

5K FOR GOD

Date, time: April 29, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/ St. Raphael's Church, 5779 Seville Road, Duluth

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $25 in advance, $35

Entry address: 5kforgod.com

Race director, phone, email: Dave Rands, (218) 355-0831, drands@acuren.com

MAY

HAM RUN HALF MARATHON

5K HAM RUN AND LITTLE RUNTS RUN

Date, time: May 6, 10 a.m.

Locations/starting points: Grand Marais/Half-marathon at Pines Resort & Campground on Gunflint Trail and 5K from Seagull Creek Fishing Camp on Gunflint Trail

Distances: 13.1 miles and 5K

Entry fee: Half-marathon is $70, $60 for members; 5K is $60, $50 for members; guaranteed T-shirt deadline is April 22.

Entry address: cookcountyymca.org/healthyliving/ham-fun-half-marathon/

Race director, phone, email: Emily Marshall, (218) 387-3386, ext. 506, emarshall@cookcountyymca.org

HILL CITY HORNET HUSTLE FOR HUNGER WALK/RUN

Date, time: May 6, 10 a.m.; registration from 9-9:45 a.m.

Location/starting point: Hill City/Beerbower Memorial Park

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $15 in advance, $20 day of race; register by April 22 for guaranteed T-shirt

Entry address: Hustle for Hunger 5K, ℅ Joell Miranda, PO Box 253, Hill City, MN 55748

Race director, phone: Joell Miranda, (218) 259-6026

MERCY FOUNDATION MOOSE RUN 10K RUN AND 5K WALK/RUN

Date, time: May 6, 9:30 a.m.; race for ages 10 and younger at 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Moose Lake/Moose Lake City Park

Distances: 10K, 5K

Entry fee: $20 by April 26 or $30

Entry address: temptickets.com/MooseRun2017

Race directors, phones, email: Byron Kuster, (218) 485-8511, Rick Bothwell, (218) 485-0389, rmbothwell@hotmail.com, Becky Kuster, (218) 340-0212

YWCA OF DULUTH ANNUAL MOTHER'S DAY WALK/RUN

Date, time: May 13, 7:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Clyde Iron Works, 2920 W. Michigan St.

Distances: 5K, 2-mile walk

Entry fee: $40 by May 12 or $45 day of race, discounts for youth

Entry address: tempotickets.com/mdwr17

Race director, phone, website: YWCA, (218) 722-7425, ywcaduluth.org

LUMBERJACK LAPS FUN RUN

Date, time: May 13, 10 a.m.

Location/starting point: Cloquet/Cloquet High School track, 1008 18th St.

Distance: Age division races for children of all ages, family mile and adult races

Entry fee: $6 per person before April 28 or $8 per person

Entry addresses: Washington Elementary, Attn: Lumberjack Laps, 801 12th St., Cloquet, MN 55720 or lumberjacklaps.com

Race director, email, phone: Patty Rothamel, prothame@isd94.org, (218) 879-3369

MADELINE ISLAND MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON

Date: May 20

Location/starting point: LaPointe/Joni's Beach on Madeline Island

Distances: 26.2 miles, 13.1 miles

Entry fee: Registration is closed. Both races are full.

Entry address: Madelineislandmarathon.com

Race director, email, phone: Brian Mastel, madelineislandmarathon@gmail.com or (715) 209-2622

VMH 5K FUN RUN/WALK

Date, time: May 20, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/The Other Place Bar & Grill, 3930 E. Calvary Road.

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $25

Entry addresses: St. Louis County Historical Society, Attn: VMH 5K Fun Run/Walk, 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth MN 55802, tempotickets.com/vmh5krun, vets-hall.org

Race director, email, phone: John Werner, wernercsm@gmail.com, (218) 343-8849

THE FOOT PURSUIT 5K RUN/WALK

Date, time: May 21, noon, registration from 10-11:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Spooner/Spooner Physical Therapy, 314 Service Road

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $25 by May 5 or $30; $10 for ages 11 and younger

Entry address: The Spooner Police Foundation/Foot Pursuit 5K, 305 Elm St., Spooner, WI 54801

Race director, email, phone: Dawn Richter, drichter@cityofspooner.org, (715) 635-3527

LE GRAND DU NORD

Date, time: May 27, 8 a.m.

Location/starting point: Grand Marais/harbor

Distances: 50 miles or 100 miles

Entry fee: $70 in advance; no same day registration

Entry address: heckofnorth.com

Race director, email, phone: Jeremy Kershaw, jeremybkershaw@gmail.com, (952) 303-2101

WURST DAY BRAT TROT, 2 MILE WALK AND TEENY WEENY TROT

Date, time: May 27, 11 a.m., noon for kids' trot

Location/starting point: Mahtowa, Munger Trail in downtown

Distances: 4 miles, 2 miles and half-mile

Entry fee: $20, includes T-shirt, brat and water

Entry address: Forms available at TJ's in Mahtowa or call (218) 389-6257

Race director, phone: Tom Bislow, (218) 389-6257

SOUTH SHORE PTO KID'S RUN

Date, time: May 28, 8:45 a.m.

Location/starting point: Port Wing/South Shore High School, 9135 School Road

Distance: Half-mile

Entry fee: $5, race day registration only

Entry address: 9765 State Highway 13, Port Wing, WI 54865

Race director, phone, email: Mike Ostrenga, (715) 774-3254, southshorepto@gmail.com

SOUTH SHORE PTO HARBOR RUN

Date, time: May 28, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Port Wing/South Shore High School, 9135 School Road

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $15 in advance, $20 day of race

Entry address: 9765 State Highway 13, Port Wing, WI 54865

Race director, phone, email: Mike Ostrenga, (715) 774-3254, southshorepto@gmail.com

JUNE

CONGDON COUGAR CHASE

Date, time: June 2, 6 p.m. for 10K, 6:15 p.m. for 5K, 7:05 p.m. for 1K and half-mile kid's races

Location/starting point: Duluth/Lester Park

Distances: 10K, 5K, 1K, .5K

Entry fee: $15 for .5K and 1K, $30 for 5K and 10K by June 1 or $35 day of race

Entry address: congdoncougarchase.com

RUNWAY 4K

Date, time: June 3, 8:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Sky Harbor Airport at end of Park Point

Distance: 4K

Entry fee: $35 by May 21 or $40; limited to 300 runners

Entry address: KernKompany.com

Race director, phone, email: Jon Carlson, (218) 628-9996, jon@kernkompany.com

ANNUAL ANIMAL ALLIES HUMANE SOCIETY WALK FOR ANIMALS

Date, time: June 3, 10 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Bayfront Festival Park

Distance: 2 miles

Entry fee: TBA

Entry address: animalallies.net

BORAH EPIC AND HALF EPIC

Date, time: June 3, 10:30 a.m. for full, 9:30 a.m. for half

Location/starting point: Hayward/Cable area

Distances: 36 miles, 17 miles

Entry fee: Varies

Entry address: borahepic.com

Race director, email, phone: Jack Zabrowski, jack.zabrowski@gmail.com, (608) 381-1033

MORGAN PARK 5K RUN/2.5K WALK

Date, time: June 4, 4:30 p.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/United Protestant Church, 830 88th Ave. W.

Distances: 5K and 2.5K

Entry fee: $15 per person until June 1, $20 per person; $45 per family until June 1, $60 per family

Entry address: zapevent.com/reg/personalinfo/12160

Race director, phone, email: Eve Graves, (218) 355-0960, runnski@gmail.com

CHIPPEWA TRIATHLON

Date, time: June 10, 7 a.m.

Location/starting point: Cass Lake/MnDOT rest area

Distances: 14-mile canoe route, 27-mile bike course, 5-mile run

Entry fee: Prices vary, no day of registrations accepted

Entry address: chippewatriathlon.com

Race director, email: Jack Gustafson, Jrg@paulbunyan.net

SUMMERFEST SPIDER LAKE RUN/WALK

Date, time: June 10, 8 a.m.

Location/starting point: Iron River/Community Center

Distances: 10K, 5K, 2 miles

Entry fee: Varies

Entry addresses: Iron River Area Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 448, Iron River, WI 54847, visitironriver.com/events/bayfield-county/annual-events/spider-lake-run/

Race director, phone: Anne Madison, Iron River Area Chamber of Commerce, (715) 372-8558 or info@visitironriver.com

GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH 5K FLOCK

Date, time: June 10, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Ashland/Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $10 per person, $25 per family in advance; $20 per person, $50 per family day of race

Entry address: Goodshepherdashland.org/index.php/race

Race director, phone, email: Elizabeth Macky, (715) 682-4510, goodshepherd5k@gmail.com

WHIPPER SNAPPER RACES

Date, time: June 16, 2 p.m., registration at noon

Location/starting point: Duluth/Bayfront Festival Park

Distance: Varies by age

Entry fee: Free

Entry address: GrandmasMarathon.com

Race director, phone, email: Grandma's Marathon, (218) 727-0947, grandmas@grandmasmarathon.com

WILLIAM A. IRVIN 5K

Date, time: June 16, 6 p.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/William A. Irvin ore boat

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $35, limited to 2,000 - has reached capacity and registration is now closed

Entry address: GrandmasMarathon.com

Race director, phone, email: Grandma's Marathon, (218) 727-0947, grandmasmarathon.com

GARRY BJORKLUND HALF MARATHON

Date, time: June 17, 6:15 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/three blocks north of Clearwater Grille on Lake Superior on Old Scenic Highway 61

Distance: 13.1 miles

Entry fee: $95, Race is full, lottery, registration is closed.

Entry address: GrandmasMarathon.com

Race director, phone, email: Grandma's Marathon, (218) 727-0947, grandmas@grandmasmarathon.com

GRANDMA'S MARATHON

Date, time: June 17, 7:45 a.m.

Location/starting point: Two Harbors/ just outside Two Harbors on Old Scenic Highway 61

Distance: 26.2 miles

Entry fee: $145 by June 1 or until it has reached capacity

Entry address: GrandmasMarathon.com

Race director, phone, email: Grandma's Marathon, (218) 727-0947, grandmasmarathon.com

APOSTLE ISLAND INLINE MARATHON AND HALF-MARATHON

Date, time: June 17, 8:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Ashland/Madeline Island/LaPointe, Wis.

Distances: 26.1 mile, 17.4 mile or 8.7 mile

Entry fee: Varies

Entry address: P.O. Box 746, Ashland WI 54806, apostleislandinline.com

Race director, phone, email: Mary McPhetridge, Ashland Chamber, (800) 284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net

MIDNIGHT SUN MIDNIGHT RUN 5K

Date, time: June 23, midnight

Location/starting point: Duluth/Corner of Lake Park, next to Endion Station

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $25 early bird, $30 after June 1, $35 day of race

Entry address: midnightsunmidnightrun.com

Race director, phone, email: Siiri Morse, (218) 590-5851, info@midnightsunmidnightrun.com

LUTSEN 99ER

Date, time: June 24, 7:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m. for kids' races

Location/starting point: Lutsen/Lutsen Mountain ski area

Distances: 99 miles, 69, 39 miles, 19 miles and kids' races

Entry fee: $79 for 19 miles, $99 for others with kids' races free

Entry address: lutsen99er.com

Race director, email: Peter Spencer, pspencer@lifetimefitness.com

SUPERIOR VISTAS BIKE TOUR

Date, time: June 24, 8 a.m., registration begins at 7 a.m.

Location/starting point: Washburn, Thompson West End Park

Distances: 100, 70, 52, 40, 34, 19, 13 miles

Entry fee: Varies

Entry addresses: superiorvistas.org, P.O. Box 746, Ashland, WI 54806

Race director, phone, email: Mary McPhetridge, Ashland Chamber, (800) 284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net

JULY

DRAGIN' TAIL RUN/WALK

Date, time: July 1, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Lake Nebagamon/Lake Nebagamon Auditorium

Distance: 5 miles

Entry fee: $20 by May 31, $25 June 1-28 or $30 until race day.

Entry addresses: LNFD, P.O. Box 514, Lake Nebagamon, WI 54849 or tempotickets.com/DraginTail

Race director, phone, email: Jim Dawson, (715) 374-3101, dawsonfire2@gmail.com

CARE 5K/10K WALK RUN

Date, time: July 4, 8 a.m.

Location/starting point: Cable/Main Street

Distances: 10K run/5K walk and run

Entry fee: $30 in advance, $35

Entry address: P.O. Box 92, Cable, WI 54821

Race director, phone, email: Brenda Brueske Kolve, (715) 798-4700, drbrenda@cheqnet.net

HILL CITY 4TH OF JULY FUN RUN

Date, time: July 4, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Hill City/Quadna Mountain Park Chalet

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $15

Entry addresses: 66641 345th Place, Hill City, MN 55748; thomasfasteland@centurytel.net

Race director, phone, email: Tom Fasteland, (218) 2594904, thomasfasteland@centurytel.net

NORTH SHORE BAY TO BAY RUN/WALK

Date, time: July 8, 8:45 a.m.

Location/starting point: Rukavina Arena, 129 Outer Drive, Silver Bay

Distance: 10K

Entry fee: $25 for runners, $20 for walkers by June 30 or $35 for runners/$30 for walkers

Entry address: Silver Bay Blue Line Club, P.O. Box 147, Silver Bay, MN 55614

Race director, phone, email: Mike Guzzo, (218) 226-4214, silverbayarena@hotmail.com

YMCA SIDEWALK SHUFFLE 5K RUN/WALK

Date, time: July 12, noon

Location/starting point: Duluth/Endion Station in Canal Park

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: Varies

Entry addresses: 302 W. First St., Duluth MN 55802, duluthymca.org

Race director, phone, email: K. McBride, (218) 722-4745, ext. 133, kmcbride@duluthymca.org

PARK POINT 5-MILER/2-MILE WALK

Date, times: July 13, 5:30 p.m. for kids, 6:15 p.m. for 2-mile walk and 6:30 p.m. for 5-mile run

Location/starting point: Duluth/Park Point Pavilion

Distances: 5 miles, 2 miles, kid races

Entry fee: $25 in advance, $35 day of race, kid races are free

Entry address: GrandmasMarathon.com

Race director, phone, email: Grandma's Marathon, (218) 727-0947, grandmas@grandmasmarathon.com

ASHLAND BAY DAYS 10K AND 5K FUN RUN

Date, time: July 15, 8 a.m.

Location/starting point: Ashland/Bayview Park

Distances: 5K and 10K

Entry fee: Varies

Entry address: ashlandbaydays.com

Race director, phone, email: Mary McPhetridge, (800) 284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net

HERMANTOWN SUMMERFEST 5K WALK/RUN

Date, time: July 15, 8 a.m.

Location/starting point: Hermantown/Fichtner Field, corner of Maple Grove and Ugstad Road

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $15 for youth in advance, $25 for adults in advance or $20 for youth day of race and $30 for adults day of race

Entry address: Duluth Skyline Rotary Club, P.O. Box 15103, Duluth, MN 55815

Race director, phone, email: Russ Salgy, (218) 464-5071 ext. 100, rsalgy@msn.com

CHEQUAMEGON BAY SPRINT TRIATHLON

Date, time: July 16, 8 a.m.

Location/starting point: Ashland/Bayview Park

Distances: 500 meter swim, 15 mile bike, 5K run

Entry fee: Varies

Entry address: cheqbaysprint.com

Race director, phone, email: Mary McPhetridge, (800) 284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net

5K TRAIL RIVET RUN/WALK

Date, time: July 16, 10 a.m.

Location/starting point: Superior/Pattison Park

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $25 by June 30 or $35

Entry address: zapevent.com/reg/personalinfo/12070

Race director, phone, email: Eve Graves, (218) 355-0960, runnski@gmail.com

LITTLE MINNOW KIDS TRIATHLON

Date, time: July 16, 12:30 p.m.

Location/starting point: Ashland/Bayview Park

Distances: Swim, bike, run, varies by age group (5-11)

Entry fee: Varies

Entry address: app.racereach.com/r/little-minnow-kids-triathlon

Race director, phone, email: Mary McPhetridge, (800) 284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net

WASHBURN BOARD ACROSS THE BAY

Date, time: July 22, 7 a.m.

Location/starting point: Washburn/Thompson's West End Park

Distances: 14, 7 and 3 miles

Entry fee: $40 for 3 miler, $50 for 7 and 14 miler

Entry address: boardacrossthebay.com

Race director, website: Washburn Chamber of Commerce, washburnchamber.com

FISHERMAN'S POINT 5K RUN/WALK

Date, time: July 22, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Hoyt Lakes/Arena parking lot

Distances: 5K, half-mile guppy race for kids

Entry fee: $20 by June 3, $25 by July 5 (if mailing) or $30 day of race

Entry addresses: Fisherman's Pt 5K, care of 406 S. Third St. N.W., Aurora, MN 55705 (make checks payable to Mesabi East CC Boosters with forms available after May at patchins.net/fishermanspoint5K) or zapevent.com/reg/event/12453

Race director, phone, email: Steve Ekman, (218) 780-6773, fishpoint5K@gmail.com

BUZZ RYAN SPRINT TRIATHLON

Date, time: July 23, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Minnesota Power Island Lake beach

Distances: 500-yard swim, 12-mile bike, 2.5-mile run or 250-yard swim, 8-mile bike and 1.25-mile run

Entry fee: Varies

Entry address: buzzryantri.com

Race director, phone, email: Matt Evans, (715) 836-5519, director.ramjetevents@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE RACES

Date, time: July 26, 6 p.m., registration from 5-5:50 p.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Ordean Stadium track at Duluth East High School

Distances: half-mile, quarter-mile, eighth-mile

Entry fee: Free.

Entry address: GrandmasMarathon.com

Race director, phone, email: Grandma's Marathon, (218) 727-0947, grandmas@grandmasmarathon.com

RUN TO REMEMBER CHIEF FRANTZ 5K

Date: July 29, 10 a.m.; registration from 8-9:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Rice Lake Fire Station No 1, 4051 Martin Road

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $30 by July 16 for guaranteed T-shirt; ages 14 and younger $15 by July 16 for guaranteed T-shirt

Entry addresses: Redrun5k.org

Race director, email: Ben Grieger, bgrieger@css.edu

AUGUST

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE RACES

Date, time: Aug. 2, 6 p.m., registration from 5-5:50 p.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Minnesota-Duluth's Malosky Stadium (see previous entry for more information)

ALL RUN LIKE AN ANIMAL 5K WALK/RUN

Date, time: Aug. 5, 8:30 a.m. for walkers; 9 a.m. for runners; 10:15 a.m. for kids fun run

Location/starting point: Duluth/Lake Superior Zoo

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $30 in advance, $35 day of race; includes a T-shirt, zoo backpack and admission to "Party Like an Animal" celebration held after the race

Entry address: lszoo.org or in person at the zoo

Race director, phone, email: Megan Meyer, (218) 730-4500, ext. 217; mmeyer@lszoo.org

BREWHOUSE TRIATHLON

Date, time: Aug. 6, 8:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Minnesota Power Island Lake beach

Distances: half-mile swim, 12.4-mile bike, 3.1-mile run or .93-mile swim, 24.8-mile bike, 6.2-mile run

Entry fee: Varies

Entry address: brewhousetriathlon.com

Race director, phone, email: Matt Evans, (715) 836-5519, director.ramjetevents@gmail.com

ROOTBEER KIDS TRIATHLON

Date, time: Aug. 6, 1:30 p.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Minnesota Power Island Lake beach

Distance: Varies by age group

Entry fee: $25-$40

Entry address: rootbeerkidstri.com

Race director, phone, email: Matt Evans, (715) 836-5519, director.ramjetevents@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE RACES

Date, time: Aug. 9, 6 p.m., registration from 5-5:50 p.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Lincoln Park Middle School (see previous entry for more information)

LONGYEAR LAKE 5K

Date, time: Aug. 12, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Chisholm/Central Avenue North and Lake Street

Distance: 5K

Entry free: $20 by July 27 or $25

Entry address: Longyearlake5K.wixsite.com/info

Race director, email, phone: Christina Griffiths, longyearlake5K@gmail.com, (218) 966-3788

KRISTIN BURKHOLDER 5K RUN/WALK

Date, time: Aug. 12, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Esko/Esko High School football field

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $20 per person, $50 per family through July 30 or $25 per person, $60 per family

Entry address: Kristin Burkholder 5K Run/Walk, Esko Education Foundation, P.O. Box 27, Esko MN 55733

Race director, phone, email: Mike Graves, (218) 348-8951, maiush@msn.com

BRULE 2-MILER AND 5-MILER

Date, time: Aug. 13, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Brule/Afterhours Ski Trail

Distances: 5 miles, 2 miles

Entry fee: $12 in advance, $15 day of race

Entry address: Brule River Lions Club, c/o Olson Bros. Contractors, P.O. Box 134, Brule, WI 54820

Race director, phone, email: Alice Sand, (715) 372-4184, asand1@css.edu

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE RACES

Date, time: Aug. 16, 6 p.m., registration from 5-5:50 p.m.

Location/starting point: Hermantown/Hermantown High School (see previous entry for more information)

RAMPAGE AT THE RIDGE EXTREME 5K

Date, time: Aug. 19, 8 a.m.

Location/starting point: Biwabik/Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: TBA

Entry address: Rampagerun.org

Race director, phone, email: United Way of Northeastern Minnesota, (218) 254-3329, info@unitedwaynemn.org

SEELEY LIONS PRE-FAT MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

Date, time: Aug. 19, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Seeley, Wis./Birkie trail crossing at County Highway OO

Distances: 25 miles, 15 miles, 10 miles

Entry fee: Varies, no race day registration

Entry address: Seeleylions.org/pre-fat-bike-race/

Race director, phone, email: Ned Zuelsdorff, (715) 558-3611, nedz@cheqnet.net

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE RACES

Date, time: Aug. 23, 6 p.m., registration from 5-5:50 p.m.

Location/starting point: Superior/NBC Spartan Sports Complex (see previous entry for more information)

FAT TIRE TRIATHLON

Date, times: Aug. 26, 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

Location: Seeley/Lake Silverthorn

Distances: Long course — 3/4-mile swim, 19-mile mountain bike, 6-mile trail; short course — 1/3-mile swim, 10-mile mountain bike, 3-mile trail

Entry fee: Rates vary

Entry address: fattiretri.com

Race email: info@fattiretri.com

QUAD CITIES COURAGE 5K

Date, time: Aug. 26, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Virginia/Essentia Health Virginia Clinic

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $20 until June 1, $25 until Aug. 12, $30 til race day

Entry address: Qcc5k.com

SUPERIOR MAN TRIATHLON

Date: Aug. 27, 6:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Bayfront Festival Park

Distances: 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run or half-mile swim, 35.4-mile bike, 5.6-mile run

Entry fee: Varies

Entry addresses: tempotickets.com/superiorman2017 or duluthrunning.com

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE RACES

Date, time: Aug. 30, 6 p.m., registration from 5-5:50 p.m. (followed by year-end picnic)

Location/starting point: Superior/Superior High School, NBC Spartan Sports Complex (see previous entries for more information)

SEPTEMBER

LIONS CLUB FALL FESTIVAL LITTLE TROUT RUN

Date, time: Sept. 3, 8:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Port Wing/Town Hall, 83185 Grand Ave.

Distance: Half-mile

Entry fee: $5, race day registration only

Entry address: 9765 State Highway 13, Port Wing, WI 54865

Race director, phone, email: Mike Ostrenga, (715) 774-3254, southshorewilions@gmail.com

LIONS CLUB FALL FESTIVAL ROAD RACE

Date, time: Sept. 3, 8:45 a.m.

Location/starting point: Port Wing/Town Hall, 83185 Grand Ave.

Distances: 10K and 5K

Entry fee: $20 in advance, $25 day of race or family rate (four-person minimum) of $15 each in advance, $20 each day of race

Entry address: 9765 State Highway 13, Port Wing, WI 54865

Race director, phone, email: Mike Ostrenga, (715) 774-3254, southshorewilions@gmail.com

CRANE LAKE 5K RUN/WALK

Date, time: Sept. 3, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Crane Lake/Nelson's Resort

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $25 for adults; send by Aug. 24 to be guaranteed a t-shirt

Entry address: Nelson's Resort, 7632 Nelson Road, Crane Lake, MN 55725

Race director, phone, email: Brenda Pohlman, (218) 993-2295, brendapohlman@yahoo.com

FRENCH CLUB 3-MILER

Date, time: Sept. 3, 11 a.m., 9:30 a.m. registration

Location/starting point: French Club, 6838 Lake Elora Drive, Canyon

Distance: 3 miles

Entry fee: $15, includes t-shirt

Entry address: 3-Miler Race Director, P.O. Box 16686, Duluth, MN 55816

Race director, phone, email: Renee McAdamis, (218) 729-7867, frenchclub6788@charter.net

LOST FORESTER ADVENTURE RUN

Date/time: Sept. 4, 8:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Cloquet/Pine Valley Chalet

Distance: 20K

Entry fee: $30 in advance, $35 day of registration

Entry address: hopemultipurpose.org/pinevalleyrun.html

Race director, phone, email: Tim Krohn, (218) 341-1514, tijkrohn@aol.com

PINE VALLEY RUN FOR BLUE HOUSE 11K AND 5.5K

Date/time: Sept. 4, 8:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Cloquet/Pine Valley Chalet

Distances: 11K, 5.5K

Entry fee: $20 in advance, $25 day of registration

Entry address: hopemultipurpose.org/pinevalleyrun.html

Race director, phone, email: Tim Krohn, (218) 341-1514, tijkrohn@aol.com

GRANDMA'S MINNESOTA MILE

Date: Sept. 7, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Superior Street

Distance: 1 mile (five categories including wheelchair, youth, recreational, semi-elite, elite)

Entry fee: $20 pre-registration, $30 late registration, $5 for kid's mile

Entry address: GrandmasMarathon.com

Race director, phone, email: Grandma's Marathon, (218) 727-0947, grandmas@grandmasmarathon.com

CAUSE FOR PAWS

Date, time: Sept. 9, 9 a.m., registration at 8 a.m.

Location/starting point: Superior/Osaugie Trail at entrance to Barker's Island

Distance: 5K walk/run with or without your dog

Entry fee: $25 by Aug. 25 to guarantee a t-shirt but race day registrations welcome.

Entry address: HSDC, P.O. Box 891, Superior WI 54880

Race director, phone, email: Jean Kioski, (218) 590-5257, hsdc_animals@hotmail.com

TWIN PORTS AREA WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S

Date, time: Sept. 9, 10 a.m.; opening ceremony 9:45 a.m., 8:30 a.m. registration

Location/starting point: Duluth/Pioneer Hall at DECC

Distance: 3 miles or less

Entry fee: Donation, $100 gets a t-shirt

Entry address: act.alz.org/twinports

Director, phone, email: Brenda Conley, (218) 733-2560, bconley@alz.org

NORTH SHORE INLINE HALF- MARATHON

Date, times: Sept. 16, 6:45 a.m.

Location/starting point: North Shore to Duluth on Highway 61

Distance: 13.1 miles

Entry fee: $69

Entry address: northshorelinline.com, 525 Lake Ave. S., Duluth, MN 55802

Race director, phone, email: Mike Ward, (218) 723-1503, Mike@northshoreinline.com

WHEELS OFF HALF MARATHON RUN

Date, times: Sept. 16, 7 a.m.

Location/starting point: North Shore to Duluth

Distance: 13.1 miles

Entry fee: $69

Entry address: northshoreinline.com, 525 Lake Ave. S., Duluth, MN 55802

Race director, phone, email: Mike Ward, (218) 723-1503, Mike@northshoreinline.com

MINNESOTA POWER TUNNEL 10K RUN

Date, times: Sept. 16, 8 a.m,

Location/starting point: Duluth/through I-35 tunnels

Distance: 10K

Entry fee: $40

Entry address: northshoreinline.com, 525 Lake Ave. S., Duluth, MN 55802

Race director, phone, email: Mike Ward, (218) 723-1503, Mike@northshoreinline.com

ROLLERSKI MARATHON

Date, times: Sept. 16, 8:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Two Harbors to Duluth

Distance: 26.2 miles

Entry fee: $79

Entry address: northshoreinline.com, 525 Lake Ave. S., Duluth, MN 55802

Race director, phone, email: Mike Ward, (218) 723-1503, Mike@northshoreinline.com

NORTH SHORE INLINE MARATHON

Date, times: Sept. 16, 8:45 a.m.

Location/starting point: Two Harbors/Highway 61

Distance: 26.2 miles

Entry fee: $89

Entry address: northshoreinline.com, 525 Lake Ave. S., Duluth, MN 55802

Race director, phone, email: Mike Ward, (218) 723-1503, Mike@northshoreinline.com

CHEQUAMEGON FAT TIRE FESTIVAL

Date: Sept. 16, 10 a.m.

Location/starting point: Mt. Telemark in Cable/40 mile starts on Main Street in Hayward and 16 starts on Randysek Road in Cable

Distances: 40 miles and 16 miles

Entry fee: $89 with a deadline of Sept. 1 or when they reach capacity of 3,100

Entry address: cheqfattire.com or Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, P.O. Box 267, Cable, WI 54821

Race director, phone, email: Gary Crandall, (715) 580-0453, cheqfat@lifetimefitness.com

BANGIN' IN THE BRUSH

Date, time: Sept. 16, 11 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Korkki Nordic Ski Trail, 1711 Korkki Road

Distances: 10K, half-kilometer kids' race

Entry fee: $20 through Sept. 2 or $25; race shirts guaranteed if registered by Sept. 2, free for kids

Entry address: bangininthebrush.zapevent.com/

Race director, phone number, email: Dave Johnson, (218) 348-1338, davejohnson10@gmail.com

CLOQUET RIVER RUN

Date, time: Sept. 23, 9 a.m. (1 mile) and 9:30 a.m. (5K)

Location/starting point: Cloquet/Churchill Elementary School, 515 Granite St.

Distances: 5K, 1 mile, 100 yard kid race

Entry fee: $22 for 5K, $15 for 1 mile for adults; $15 for 5K, $10 for 1 mile for children ages 12 and younger

Entry addresses: Churchill Elementary School, 515 Granite St., Cloquet, MN, 55720, cloquetriverrun.com

Email: cloquetriverrun@gmail.com

WASHBURN COLORRIDE

Date, time: Sept. 29-Oct. 1, start time varies

Location: Washburn/location varies

Distances: 3 1/2 to 100 miles

Entry fee: Free

Entry address: washburnchamber.com

Race director, website: Washburn Chamber, washburnchamber.com

GRAND TRAVERSE HIKE/RUN

Date, time: Sept. 30, time varies

Location/starting point: Duluth/Superior Hiking Trail

Distances: 27 miles, 21.5 miles, 16 miles, 10.2 miles

Entry fee: Varies

Entry addresses: Grandtraverseduluth.com or PO Box 3315, Duluth MN 55803

Race director, phone, email: Siiri Morse, (218) 590-5851, info@grandtraverseduluth.com

HECK OF THE NORTH

Date, time: Sept. 30, 8 a.m.

Location/starting point: Two Harbors/ North Shore State Trail parking lot, eight miles north of Two Harbors

Distances: 50 miles or 100 miles

Entry fee: $70 in advance, no same day registrations

Entry address: heckofnorth.com

Race director, email, phone: Jeremy Kershaw, jeremybkershaw@gmail.com, (952) 303-2101

RUNNING FOR OUR HEROES 5k

Date, time: Sept. 30, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Superior/Marcovich Wellness Center, UWS campus

Distance: 5:

Entry fee: $20 by Aug. 12 or $25-$30, UWS students and veterans $15

Entry address: eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-running-for-our-heroes-5k-tickets-32639849669?aff=erelexpmit

Race director, phone, email: Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center at UWS, (715) 394-8406, vnsc@uwsuper.edu

GITCHIGAMI TRAIL FUN RUN/WALK

Date, time: Sept. 30, 10 a.m.

Location/starting point: Beaver Bay/Green Door bar

Distances: 9 miles, 4.5 miles

Entry fee: $55, includes t-shirt, race and post party

Entry address: director@ramjetevents.com

Director, email: Teri Glembin, director@ramjetevents.com

OCTOBER

DULUTH HARVEST RUN AT FITGER'S

Date, time: Oct. 7, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Duluth East High School lakewalk entry off of 40th Avenue East and London Road

Distances: 5K run/walk, Tiny Trykes Triathlon (big wheels bike/run/crawl)

Entry fee: $30 for adults through Sept. 15, $35; $15 for kids ages 12 and younger for 5K, free for Tiny Trykes Triathlon

Entry address: duluthharvestrun@aol.com

Race director, phone, email: Mike Beery, (218) 393-1492, duluthharvestrun@aol.com

5K-9: RUN FOR DOGS

Date, time: Oct. 7, 9 a.m.

Location/starting point: Duluth/Lester Park Pavilion

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $30 by Oct. 1.

Entry addresses: northlandrunner.com/run or ℅ Amber Gurske, One Amsoil Center, Superior, WI 54880

Race director, phone, email: Amber Gurske, (715) 399-6405, 5k9info@amsoil.com

CRUISIN' THE CORRIDOR

Date, time: Oct. 14, 8 a.m., bussed to starting point from Civic Center from 7-7:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Ashland/Bay Area Civic Center

Distances: 10K, 5K

Entry fee: $45 by June 30 or $50 through Oct. 13. No day of race registrations accepted.

Entry address: register.chronotrack.com/f/27987 or Cruisin' the Corridor, P.O. Box 131, Ashland, WI 54806

Race director email, website: cruisinthecorridor@gmail.com, whistlestopmarathon.com/cruisin-the-corridor.html

WHISTLESTOP MARATHON AND HALF-MARATHON

Date, time: Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m. for half, 9 a.m. for full

Location/starting point: Iron River for full marathon, Moquah, Wis. for half-marathon

Distances: 26.2 miles, 13.1 miles

Entry fee: Varies

Entry addresses: P.O. Box 746, Ashland, WI 54806, whistlestopmarathon.com

Race director, phone, email: Mary McPhetridge, (800) 284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net

WILD DULUTH TRAIL RACES 100 AND 50K AND HALF-MARATHON

Date, time: Oct. 21, 6 a.m. for 100K, 8 a.m. for 50K, 9:30 a.m. for half-marathon

Location/starting point: Duluth/varies by distance

Distances: 100K, 50K, 13.1 miles

Entry fee: Varies

Entry address: wildduluthraces.blogspot.com/

Race director, phone, email: Andy Holak, (218) 728-6443, trailrunners@gmail.com

PUMPKIN RUN & WALK

Date, time: Oct. 21, 10 a.m.

Location/starting point: Cloquet/ Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, 2101 14th St.

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $15 for adults/$12 for students by Oct. 16 or $20 for all

Entry address: Pumpkin Run & Walk, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, 2101 14th St., Cloquet, MN 55720 or fdltcc.edu/campus-life/pumpkin-run-walk/.

Race director, phone, email: Tom Urbanski, (218) 879-0820, urbanski@fdltcc.edu

ZOMBIE 5K FUN RUN

Date, time: Oct. 28, 5:30 p.m.

Location: Washburn/Washburn Library

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $10, same day registration available

Entry address: Washburnchamber.com

Race director, website: Washburn Chamber, washburnchamber.com

NOVEMBER

CHICK-UAMEGON WOMEN'S 5K & 10K

Date, time: Nov. 4, TBA

Location/starting point: Ashland/Bay Area Civic Center

Distances: 5K, 10K

Entry fee: Varies

Entry addresses: P.O. Box 746, Ashland, WI 54806, chick-uamegon.com

Race director, phone, email: Mary McPhetridge, (800) 284-9484, ashchamb@centurytel.net

5K TRAIL RIVET RUN/WALK

Date, time: Nov. 12, noon

Location/starting point: Superior/Pattison Park

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $25 by Oct. 31 or $35

Entry address: zapevent.com/reg/event/12073

Race director, phone, email: Eve Graves, (218) 355-0960, runnski@gmail.com

CHEQUAMEGON BAY TURKEY TROT 5K

Date, time: Nov. 23, 8-9 a.m.

Location: Washburn/VFW Building

Distance: 5K

Entry fee: $25, same day registration available

Entry address: washburnchamber.com

Race director, phone: Washburn Chamber of Commerce or Rick Geisen, (715) 373-6381

March 2018

SAINT FENNESSY 4K AND KP CHALLENGE KICKOFF

Date, time: March 17, 9:30 a.m.

Location/starting point: Hermantown/Hermantown High School

Distance: 4K

Entry fee: $25 for adults, $10 for ages 14 and younger in advance, registration opens Jan. 1, 2018

Entry address: grandmasmarathon.com

Race director, phone, email: Grandma's Marathon, (218) 727-0947, grandmas@grandmasmarathon.com

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