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Good weather draws crowd for annual YooperBeiner race

 

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

ZOEY PECK, right, is cheered on by Rachel Peck as she snowshoes toward the finish line of the YooperBeiner's kids race Saturday at Wolverine Nordic Ski Trails.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - One week after competitors braved wind and freezing temperatures to compete in the annual Sisu cross-country ski race, the annual Aspirus YooperBeiner snowshoe race/tour offered participants much nicer conditions at Wolverine Nordic Ski Trails Saturday.

With temperatures in the mid-teens at race time and the sun out it was a good day to snowshoe, according to Deb Leonard, one of the event's organizers.

"We had a great turnout today. The weather was certainly helpful," Leonard said. "(There were) smiles all around. People wer...



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