Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Churning Rapids to host 15th Annual Horsetail Scramble July 4

Runners and walkers cross the finish line during the July 4, 2011, Horsetail Scramble at Churning Rapids Trails. Chip Ransom, right, helps with timing. (Photos by Keweenaw Now

HANCOCK -- The 15th Annual Horsetail Scramble will be held on Wednesday, July 4, at Churning Rapids Trails. A 10-k Trail Run and 5-k Fitness Walk will begin at 1 p.m. at Churning Rapids, 53044 Hwy M203 -- 4.5 miles north of Hancock Beach. Registration for the Run and Walk is on site from 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Visitors enjoy a potluck feast at the 2011 Horsetail Scramble event.

At 2:30 p.m. the winner(s) of the Heart and Hands of the Keweenaw Award will be announced.* If you wish to join in the feast at 3 p.m., bring a dish to share and your own place setting. Games for all ages will follow the feast.

Kids and adults have fun during the banana-eating contest, one of several games at the 2011 Horsetail Scramble.

The event is hosted by Terry Kinzel and Sue Ellen Kingsley. Call 906-482-6827 for more information.

* Click here to learn about the Heart and Hands of the Keweenaw Award.

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