Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Horsetail Scramble run/walk to be held at Churning Rapids Trails July 4

HANCOCK -- The 16th Annual Horsetail Scramble will be held at Churning Rapids Trails, beginning at 1 p.m. with a 10 k Trail Run and a 5 k Fitness Walk on Thursday, July 4. Registration is on site from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Sue Ellen Kingsley and Terry Kinzel watch for runners and walkers at the finish line for the July 4, 2012, Horsetail Scramble at Churning Rapids Trails. The event will be held again tomorrow, July 4, 2013, to celebrate the couple's 20th anniversary. (Photos by Keweenaw Now)

The family-friendly event is held at the home of Terry Kinzel and Sue Ellen Kingsley, 53044 Hwy M203, 4.5 miles north of Hancock Beach.

The Horsetail Scramble will be followed by the Heart and Hands of the Keweenaw award at 2:30 p.m. and a potluck feast at 3 p.m. Corn, strawberries (maybe), and some beverages will be provided. Bring a dish to share, your own place setting and your friends.

The pie-eating contest is a favorite activity for the young and the young-at-heart following the feast.

Activities for kids (young and old) follow the feast.

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