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Rain fails to dampen Mercer Pumpkin Run


Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

SATURDAY'S RAIN didn't appear to dampen enthusiasm for the all-terrain vehicle/side-by-side parade in Mercer, as 28 participants travelled down the former rail grade through Mercer during the 15th annual Pumpkin Run.


MERCER, Wis. - While the organizers of most events would be disappointed if there was rain during their events, Mercer Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Chelcie Pinsonneault wasn't too worried about the rain during this weekend's 15th annual Pumpkin Run.

"That doesn't bother them, at all," Pinsonneault said, regarding all-terrain vehicle side-by-side riders enjoying rain since it creates mud on the trails.

The multi-day event wrapped up Saturday with a parade of 28 participants taking a rail grade from Mercer's Department of Natural Resour...

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