Thursday, June 30, 2011

Horsetail Scramble to offer run, walk at Churning Rapids Trails July 4

A runner crosses the finish line during the July 4, 2010, Horsetail Scramble at Churning Rapids. (2010 file photos by Keweenaw Now)

HANCOCK -- The 14th Annual HorseTail Scramble -- a 10-k Trail Run and a 5-k Fitness Walk -- will take place at Churning Rapids Trails on Monday, July 4.

Hostess Sue Ellen Kingsley on mandolin joins fellow Rhythm 203 band members Phyllis Fredendall, center, Norman Kendall on guitar and Randy Seppala on percussion for folk songs preceding the feast. A young music lover, left, seems to enjoy the entertainment.

Registration is on site from 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. The races begin at 1 p.m.

At 2:30 p.m. the Heart and Hands of the Keweenaw award for 2011 will be announced.

Host Terry Kinzel gives a racing award to winner Elo Wittig.

The feast begins at 3 p.m. Bring a dish to share, your own place setting and friends.

Corn on the cob, strawberries, and beverages are provided. After the feast, join in games for the whole family.

The pie eating contest is a favorite of all ages. Even if you don't win, you get an extra dessert!

Churning Rapids is at 53044 Hwy M-203, 4.5 miles north of Hancock.

For more information call (906) 482-6827.

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