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Inaugural half marathon coming to Gogebic Range Saturday


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A MAP of the route runners will take from Ironwood to Bessemer and back Saturday during the Bridges and Bluffs Half Marathon.

IRONWOOD - The inaugural Bridges and Bluffs Half Marathon is set to take place in Ironwood and Bessemer Saturday.

The 13.1-mile half marathon and half-marathon relay are scheduled to start at 9 a.m., with a two-mile run event starting at 10 a.m.

"The half marathon races will start in Ironwood's Depot Park, run to Bessemer (running through the Ethnic Commons Park) and back to Ironwood," a city of Ironwood spokesman said. "The race will take place on the newly constructed Iron Belle Trail, which will lend itself to a flat and fast race course."

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